National Bike Month

April showers bring...the best month of the year! May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling - and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.

Columbus' Bike Week

Tuesday May 6 - Ride on Bikes Tuesday night group ride

6:30pm in front of the shop on Broadway. We had 270 riders last year!

Let's break 300!

Wednesday May 7 - 10th Annual National Ride of Silence. Meet at 6:30pm. Ride begins at 7:00pm from the Lakebottom park band shelter. There will be a post ride social with free burgers and hotdogs.

Friday May 9 - 6th annual Bike to Work Day. Energizing stations for morning commuters available from 6:30am-9:00am at Fall line trace - Machester expressway park and ride Fall line trace - Talbotton rest area. Lake bottom park in front of the tennis courts RiverWalk across from oxbow meadows.

Stations will have great snacks and giveaways for morning commuters

May 9 6:00pm - 4th Annual Ride with the Mayor. This ride starts from Woodruff Riverfront Park at 1000 Bay Avenue. The ride is 5 miles, police escorted-bicycle rentals available at Ride On Bikes. After the ride, join Mayor Tomlinson as she closes bicycle week and kicks off RiverFest.

More information available at www.activevalley.org