National Bike Month is a celebration of cycling held every May in the United States, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, with participation in communities from coast-to-coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and to encourage more folks to giving bicycling a try.
The City of Dublin will celebrate National Bike Month with a number of activities:
Adult Learn-to-Ride Bike Class
Saturday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Shannon Community Center Parking Lot (11600 Shannon Ave.)
This FREE class run by Bike East Bay is for adults and teens who would like to learn how to ride a bike or get a refresher on the basics of balancing, pedaling, and steering. A functional bike and helmet are required to participate. For more information or to register, visit https://bikeeastbay.org/Education.
Bike to Wherever Day & Bike to Work Day
Friday, May 20
Bike to Wherever Day is a regional Bay Area event that raises the visibility of bicycling and encourages more people to make healthy, active transportation choices on their way to work, or wherever. Be sure to map your Energizer Station route to pick up your Bike to Wherever Day tote, and don’t forget to take the Tri-Valley Pledge to Ride to be entered into a raffle. Find your energizer station and make the pledge at https://bikeeastbay.org/events/bike-wherever-day-2022.
Bike to Market
Thursday, May 26, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to the Dublin Farmers’ Market at Emerald Glen Park to receive $5 in “Carrot Cash” to use on locally sourced goods or produce at the Market. Participants can collect their "Carrot Cash" at the City's information table.
The City of Dublin is also in the process of updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. This Plan update will focus on making walking and biking more convenient and accessible throughout the City, and giving residents better access to open space, shops, work, public transit, and school. Please offer your feedback on the Plan through an online survey at https://dublinbikeped.org.
For information about the City of Dublin's bike and pedestrian programs, visit: https://dublin.ca.gov/313/Bike-Pedestrian-Programs.