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Beyond Bike Month: Upcoming Events to Keep on Your Radar

Florida Bike Month is almost over—so what’s next on your calendar? Whether you bike to stay fit, commute, or just get out of the house, participating in a group ride or just meeting up with other cyclists is always fun. No matter how you ride, these local events will tie you over until summer.

 

Kissimmee Bike Bonanza

April 5, 2019 | City of Kissimmee website

Before heading off to work, take a loop through downtown Kissimmee. Between the Sunrail stations, LYNX buses, and walkable and bikeable routes, Kissimmee has several options for commuters. Bring your bike, helmet, and water bottle and enjoy the Bonanza!

 

City of Orlando Bike Plan Update Public Meetings

April 9, 2019 & April 17, 2019 | City of Orlando website

Now’s your chance to get involved in the future of Orlando’s bicycling. For the first time in ten years, the city is updating its bike plan. Learn about existing goals for the bike network and how the city is improving cyclist safety.

 

National Bike Month

May | League of American Bicyclists website

May is a big month for cyclists—not only is it National Bike Month, it’s also reThink your commute’s Bike to Work Challenge and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. The League of American Bicyclists also sponsors National Bike to Work Day on May 17.

 

Bike 5 Cities

May 4, 2019 | Bike/Walk Central Florida website

Bike/Walk Central Florida’s 28-mile bike ride is back for its third year! Kick off National Bike Month by exploring safe bike routes in Winter Park, Orlando, Casselberry, Maitland, and Eatonville. Whether you ride alone or as part of the group ride, be sure to join us at Mead Gardens for the after party!

 

National Bike-to-School Day

May 8, 2019 | Bike to School Day website

You’ve been biking to work, so now it’s time to get your kids in on the fun. National Bike-to-School Day encourages kids to develop healthy habits and learn safe bicycling practices. Some schools and communities also hold bicycle trains (a group of school children led to school on their bikes by adult chaperones also on bikes) which is a great option for younger riders.

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