Bike Month 2019

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May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.

 Stay tuned for more information on all of the upcoming events we have planned! 

Meet, Greet, + Ride with BPAC  - May 2, 2019
Join the Charlottesville Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee on a bicycle ride showcasing the City’s recent bicycle improvements and learn about more to come! Must be comfortable riding on the road. Meet at the Downtown Transit Station at 5PM. Easy pace. No drop. 

Bike to School Day - May 8, 2019

Join kids all over America and ride your bike to school today! Parents: join together with your neighbors and friends to form bike trains—adults in the front and back, and kids ride in the middle—a fun and healthy way to get to school!

Bike to Work Week - May 13-17, 2019

This is the week to give biking to work a try! Leave your car at home, hit the saddle, and burn calories – not carbon. Bike to Work Week brings the community together to celebrate bicycling as a fun and healthy way to get to work. Bike with family, friends or colleagues to the West Main Street energizer station on Friday May 17 from 7:30-9:30AM

Family Bike Day -May 19, 2019

The annual Family Bike Day is a free event that promotes bike safety, education, family bicycling and healthy lifestyle. Strider course, decoration station, and bike handling skills courses for riders of all ages from 10AM-1PM              at the Ix Art Park. 522 2nd St SE  Brought to you by Blue Wheel Bikes

A full calendar of events can be found below:Bike Month Calendar of Events

For more details about all of the open shop hours, mechanics' nights, and other events organized by the local nonprofit Community Bikes, please visit

Also, many local bike shops are offering special activities during Bike Month. Check out their calendars, as well. 

Virginia Bike Laws and Safety Tips 
 League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling Videos
Resources for Bike to Work Week   
 Road User Guides