May is National Bike Month. C-U Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 3rd, and it’s an event to celebrate people who already ride to work, and also a chance to encourage non bike commuters to try biking to work. There are also many other bicycle events in May that Champaign County residents can be a part of, and we’ve put together a calendar at cuBikeMonth.org for everyone to find an event they want to participate in.
May (Bike Month) Friday, May 3, 7-10 am: Bike to Work Day. 14 welcome stations across Champaign County (includes Champaign, Urbana, U of I, Savoy, St. Joseph, and Mahomet)
1: Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 3rd, 7-10 am, 14 welcome stations across Champaign County, free breakfast snacks and t-shirt.
2: Bike to School Day, Wednesday, May 8th, 7:30-9 am, Champaign-Urbana K-12 public schools, free t-shirt for every student who registers online.
3: Bike to Market Saturdays, Urbana’s Market at the Square, CCB/Bike Month table, bike information & t-shirts.
4: Bike Movie Night, Wednesday, May 29th, 7 pm, Art Theater, Champaign, “Filmed by Bike” movie series and “R.S.” documentary about the life and legacy of Ray Spooner, all proceeds benefit the Kickapoo Rail Trail.
Bike Month t-shirt – we have 1,000 free t-shirts for anyone who participates in Bike to Work Day, Bike to School Day, or stops by Bike to Market.