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Get your wheels turning for Bike Month

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by Tai Moses

It’s springtime and the air is balmy, so there’s really no reason not to dust off your bicycle, pump up the tires, buckle on a helmet, and pedal off into the wild blue yonder. For those who may need additional encouragement, May is Bike Month and Austin Transportation has dreamed up a multitude of ways to get those human-powered wheels turning:

  • Organize a group of friends to ride to school together for Bike to School Day, May 8.
  • Commute to work on two wheels for Bike to Work Day, May 17. Bike Austin hosts this event, sponsored by the city, that features 40 fueling stations offering free coffee and munchies.
  • Want to meet like-minded folks? Smart Trips Austin is trying to reduce drive-alone trips by encouraging groups of people to bike and use public transit together. Because everything’s more fun when you do it with a buddy.
  • Check out the city’s online bike map to help plan bike-friendly trip routes.

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