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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two Sacramento-area riders are doing very well through three stages of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race.
This being National Bike Month, a lot more people are peddling out on the roads. And doctors are warning bicyclists to wear helmets.
Bicyclists celebrated Bike Fest at the California State Capitol Thursday. The event is part of a month-long campaign to increase the use of bicycles.
Electric bike and skateboard riders will have new access to California roads in 2016, as well as new requirements.
Organizers of a plan to create a Sacramento-region bike sharing system have identified 88 possible stations and three cities to take part in a pilot program.
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.
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.
A new bill would require every California bicyclist to wear a helmet or pay a $25 fine. Existing law only requires minors under 18 to wear helmets.
If you live in Placer County, and you'd like to ride a bike to work, but you don't have one, you may be in luck.
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