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With spring in the air, it is a great time to ride a bicycle. May is National Bike Month and is celebrated in cities and towns across the country.
To promote May Bike Month, the Edmond Bicycle Committee and friends of bicycling have several events scheduled and encourage your support and participation:
Monday, May 10 - City Council proclamation for Bike Month, 5:30 PM at City Council Chambers
Saturday, May 15 - Cycle 66 Training Ride, 8 AM at Festival Marketplace
Route Reveal & Kickoff Party, 6 PM at Edmond Railyard (23 W. First)
Tuesday, May 18 - Oklahoma Bicycle Society casual ride, 6:15 PM at parking lot west of Target
Wednesday, May 19 - Ride of Silence, 6:00 PM at parking lot west of Target
Thursday, May 20 - Bicycle-Pedestrian Counting, 5-7 PM
Friday, May 21 - Bike to Work Day Celebration, 7:30 AM at Littler Lawn (First St. & Littler Ave.)
Saturday, May 22 - Bicycle-Pedestrian Counting, 10 AM – 12 PM
Sunday, May 23 - Bike to Church Day to the church of your choice.
With growing cultural awareness around health & wellness, sustainability and economic savings, bicycling is growing in popularity nationwide. There is a growing need and responsibility to provide options that give people the opportunity to bike more often, to bike to more places, and to feel safe while doing so. The benefits of riding a bicycle, whether for transportation, physical activity or recreational purposes, can be expressed in terms of staying fit, avoiding traffic delays, saving money, enhancing quality of life and sustainability.
Below are some tips for bicycling provided by the League of American Bicyclists who encourage motorists and cyclists to share the road:
For additional information about May Bike Month, contact Jan Fees at email@example.com or 359-4796.