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30 Days of Biking
Friday April 1, 2016 - United States - 30 Days of Biking is a pledge to ride your bike every day in April, any distance, any destination, and share your adventures online. Hashtag #30daysofbiking. Make the pledge!
Friday April 29, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - BIKE! Charlotte is seventeen days of bicycle related events and promotions used to encourage families, friends, and colleagues to break out the bike and use it as a means of transportation and recreation. The event kicks of with the annual Mayor's Ride and this year will include a Cyclovia inspired event on Sunday May 1st.
National Bike Month
Sunday May 1, 2016 - United States - 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.
Open Streets 704
Sunday May 1, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Open Streets 704 is a series of four Charlotte events made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation. Open Streets 704 will literally open a length of city streets for an afternoon just for people! Taking cues from similar events around the country and the world, Open Streets 704 aims to build a better, healthier, connected community by encouraging Charlotte and Mecklenburg area residents to walk, bicycle, and experience the city together in a way that’s just not possible in a car.
National Bike To School Day
Wednesday May 4, 2016 - United States - The first-ever National Bike to School Day took place on May 9, 2012, in coordination with the League of American Bicyclists' National Bike Month. Almost 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia joined together to encourage children to safely bicycle or walk to school.
Sunday May 8, 2016 - United States - CycloFemme is a Global Women's Cycling Day created TO HONOR THE PAST and the emancipation of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers, for the freedom to choose and the chance to wear pants. TO CELEBRATE THE PRESENT and the riders who keep it rolling, bringing women's racing to the forefront, pushing the limits, breaking down barriers and sharing the love of the bike with everyone along the way. TO EMPOWER THE FUTURE of women in cycling and the opportunity for positive social change.
Learn To Ride
Saturday May 14, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Here's your chance to Learn to Ride a two-wheeler! Ditch the training wheels, and pick up on a healthy lifestyle skil that will last a lifetime! Presented by your friends at Bicycle Sport, Mecklenburg County Park and Rec and Health Department, Trips for Kids - Charlotte, Sustain Charlotte, and more!
Plaza Midwood BikeFEST
Sunday May 15, 2016 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte's Open Street Event in Plaza Midwood. Come ride your bike and play in the street. Meet your neighbors and get moving.
National Bike To Work Week
Monday May 16, 2016 - United States - More than half of the U.S. population lives within five miles of their workplace, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic transportation options, it’s not surprising that, from 2000 to 2013, the number of bicycle commuters in the U.S. grew by more than 62 percent.
National Bike To Work Day
Friday May 20, 2016 - United States - Many people who participate in their Bike to Work Day promotion as first-time commuters become regular bike commuters.