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Bike To Work Or Bike Other Places - Still Lots Of Bike Months Events Left

Jackie.lck / Flickr
 

Jackie.lck / Flickr

Friday is National Bike To Work day and energizer stations will be set up to help encourage workers to get on two wheels. 

Caltrans Bike to Work Day Energizer Station
Fri, May 20, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Behind the Caltrans Building on O St. and 11 St.

Energizer Station – Free Chocolate Fish Coffee
Fri, May 20, 7 a.m.
American River Parkway at the Sac State bridge
 
Chocolate Fish Coffee Shops
Fri, May 20, 7 a.m.

  • Chocolate Fish Coffee Shop at 400 P Street
  • Chocolate Fish Coffee Shop at 4749 Folsom Blvd.

Energizer Station – Fruit & Coffee
Fri, May 20, 7 a.m.
Liestel Alley in Midtown (in front of Velo Trap, next to Old Soul)

“National Bike to Work Day is the perfect time to try bicycling for your commute,” Sabrina Bradbury, May is Bike Month Program Manager said in a statement. “The important message is for people to think about biking for any of the trips they typically make by car, not just to work, and not just on this one day.”

Even if you didn't channel kinetic energy to get yourself to the office on Friday, there are still ways to celebrate the final days of bike month. Check out the May Is Bike month calendar for a full listing of activities and here's a roundup of some of the best remaining bike month events:

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Hostelling International Sacramento: Bike-In Movie - Amélie 

Friday, May 20, 8-11 p.m. | Free 

Bike into Sacramento's hostel at 9th and H streets for an evening with everyone's favorite Parisian pixie dream girl. The film is in French with subtitles; so being literate or fluent in French will increase the enjoyment of this cinematic experience. 


Sutter Health Community Ride

Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m. | Free

This ride begins at Mike's Bikes in Folsom and tours the American River Bike Trail before ending at the Amgen finish in downtown Sacramento.


Bici and Bevi: Yolo Olive Oil and Wine 

Saturday, May 28, 8 a.m. | $150

Join HOT ITALIAN in Davis and Bondolio Farms on Memorial Day Weekend for a benefit ride exploring olive oil, wine, and pizza in Yolo County.


Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Blues Bike Ride

Sunday, May 29, 8:30 a.m. | Free

Don your best black cycling jerseys and celebrate Johnny Cash on this eight-mile ride along the trail that shares his name. 

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CapRadio's multimedia producer Andrew Nixon has created a couple of bike-themed videos over the years. Here's one about a cycling puppeteer. 

He also profiled this Sacramento artist who uses bikes as his canvas.

Bike Stories

  • Stock / Capital Public Radio

    ER Doctor: Bike Safely, Wear A Helmet

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    This being National Bike Month, a lot more people are peddling out on the roads. And doctors are warning bicyclists to wear helmets.

  • First Bike Month With New Road Changes

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    You may notice more people riding bikes tomorrow. Friday is the start of Bike Month held in May every year. Several road changes could make this year's event a little different.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Business Is On A Roll For Sac Brew Bike

    Wednesday, March 04, 2015

    If you're heading to Midtown Sacramento to celebrate Beer Week you may notice a new beer-themed means of transportation. It’s called Sac Brew Bike and Sacramento is the only Northern California city that has one.