Tag Archive: Bike to Work

Ride of Silence and Bike to Work are this week

Two nationwide bicycling events capture the attention of two-wheel enthusiasts this week.

On Wednesday, we remember those cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding a bicycle.

The Ride of Silence rolls out for its 13th year, quietly commemorating bicyclists whose joy of riding has been cut short.

Last year, there were more than 350 events …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2016/05/16/ride-of-silence-and-bike-to-work-are-this-week/

Dozens of Bike to Work Day stations ready for morning commute

Dozens of commute stations will open from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday in the Puget Sound region to support cyclists pedaling to work for Bike to Work Day.

This is where commuters will find free water bottles, snacks, maps, bike mechanics and more stuff to support and reward them for leaving their cars at home …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/14/dozens-of-bike-to-work-day-stations-ready-for-morning-commute/

Welcome to Bike Month; now get on your bike

May is National Bike Month. You know the drill.

The highlight of Bike Month is “Bike to Work Day,” celebrated in most locales on May 15. (Some places choose another day; SF Bay Area is May 14)

There’s also Bike to School Day (May 6),

Cyclofemme (May 10),

Bike to Work Week (May 11-15),

Ride …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/05/01/welcome-to-bike-month-now-get-on-your-bike/

Puget Sound cyclists roll out for Bike to Work Day

Spin the wheel and win a prize! That game was a big draw Friday morning at the Bike to Work Day commuter station staffed by Choose Your Way Bellevue.

Cyclists could score a blinking clip-on tail light, a velcro ankle band, or a white flexible headlight, among other swag. But whether they won something useful …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/16/puget-sound-cyclists-roll-out-for-bike-to-work-day/

Lots of support for Friday’s Bike to Work Day

If you plan to Bike to Work on Friday, you’ll likely find a lot of encouragement at morning commute stations set up throughout the Puget Sound region.

Here’s a map created by Cascade Bicycle Club of 43 commute stations set up throughout Seattle and its suburbs where bicyclists can pick up water, snacks, maps, and free bike-related swag.

Many bike commute stations are hosted by local bicycle shops…..

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/05/16/lots-of-support-for-fridays-bike-to-work-day/

Ride of Silence and Bike to Work Day this week

All month we’ve been celebrating that coolest of all forms of transportation — the bicycle. The recognition slips into high gear this Monday through Friday for National Bicycle Week, culminating in Bike to Work Day.

You might be aware of bike-related promotions this week.

In the Seattle area, for instance, anyone who loads a bicycle on a King County Metro bus or Sound Transit express bus this week will ride for free …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/05/14/ride-of-silence-and-bike-to-work-day-this-week/

National Bike Month is on the way: Take if from this kid – you can ride your bike

May is National Bike Month. Get out on your bike. You’ll feel happy of yourself. Just listen to what this little fella in the video has to say about riding a bike.

May 9 is Bike to School Day.

May 14-18 is Bike to Work Week.

May 18 is Bike to Work Day.

You can search for events in your local area by checking the bike month database at League of American Bicyclists.

Here in Seattle …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/04/25/national-bike-month-is-on-the-way-you-can-ride-your-bike/