It’s mid-way through Bike Month and you still have plenty of time to join in on the fun! The City of Raleigh, Commute Smart, GoRaleigh, and Oaks & Spokes have all teamed up to host some awesome programs this month celebrating all things biking. Don’t have a bike? No worries! Download the Citrix Cycle app, register, find a docking station, and start riding but remember to wear a helmet.
Take Part in Bike to Work Day
Biking can be a fun, healthy, and scenic way to get to work. Gather your coworkers and ride together for the first time or the hundredth time during National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17th. Be sure to visit the pit stops across Raleigh for water, snacks, and giveaways on your way to work and on your way home. Click here to view the downtown Raleigh pit stops.
Go on a Family Picnic Ride
Grab a blanket, pack some food, and round up your family for a greenway ride to Dix Park on Saturday, May 18th. Enjoy your picnic lunch while listening to music and playing games at Dix Picnic in the Park. The ride begins at Chavis Park at 10:30am.
Light Up the Night with Oaks and Spokes
The brightest bike ride of the year is back again! Get some lights and throw them on your bike, your person, and your helmet. To join in on the ride meet at Crank Arm Brewing Company at 6:30pm. Stick around until the end of the ride and enjoy free pizza.
Take a Ride through History
Join the City of Raleigh Museum for an educational journey into the past on Saturday, May 28th. This downtown bike ride kicks off at 10am from One Exchange Plaza across from the City of Raleigh Museum. Citrix Cycle will provide bicycles as needed.