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National Bike Month

National Bike Month


Established in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists, May is National Bike Month. Celebrated across the U.S. and Canada, this is the perfect time to enjoy great weather and the many benefits of bicycling.

The highlight of Bike Month is National Bike to Work DayFriday, May 19. Pedal to work and encourage friends and co-workers to give biking a try. Trailnet staff and volunteers count all riders that day – come by a refueling station and be counted – help us top 500 again this year!

Refueling stations will be open from 6:30 – 9:00 a.m. and will provide free coffee and baked goods to all cyclists. In addition to the Trailnet-sponsored stations at the Missouri History Museum, Kaldi’s on DeMun, Kaldi’s on Vandeventer, and Missouri Botanical Garden, area businesses will be offering refueling stops. Click here to see a map of station locations – more stations will be added as the big day gets closer.

Want to host a refueling stop at your place of work? We welcome area businesses and organizations to join in the fun by helping to fuel cyclists on their route to work. Click here to get the details on hosting a station. To participate, please submit this form by May 5.

Need a bike for Bike to Work Day? Do you work downtown and need a place to shower and change before work? Big Shark Bicycle Company is offering some great Bike Month specials, including free bike rental for Bike to Work Day and a free month-long membership for the Downtown Bike Station. Click here to read about their offers!

Questions? Contact Kurt Heischmidt at kurt@trailnet.org.

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