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Posted on: April 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Bike Month Offers Fun and Free Activities

Person Getting Ready to Ride

May is Bike Month in Eugene and Springfield, so get your bike ready to ride. Celebrate with a full lineup of group rides and events for all ages and riding abilities. 

Visit for a growing list of free events including:

  • Walk + Roll to School Day, May 4
  • Electric Bike Expo, May 6 
  • Bike Tune-Ups at the Saturday Market, May 7
  • Free Bikes 4 Kidz, May 14
  • Mountain Bike Clinic for Women, May 14 and 15
  • Retro Ride Brewery Tour (ages 21+), May 28

Nationally celebrated since 1956 and in Lane County for the past nine years, Bike Month showcases the many benefits of biking and invites more folks to give it a try. Community members are encouraged to get out and ride for fun as well as for going to school/work and running neighborhood errands throughout May.

For a complete list of Bike Month events and activities, visit or May is Bike Month: Lane County on Facebook and Instagram.

Don’t have a bike? PeaceHealth Rides bike share is a great option — new and existing members can ride bike share for FREE this May. Learn how to sign-up at

A few tips for enjoyable biking:

  • Get your bike ready to ride — visit your local bike shop for a safety check 
  • Wear a helmet to protect your head — it’s required for children under 16 in Oregon
  • Follow the rules of the road — obey signs, signals and markings
  • Ride predictably — ride in the right-most lane that goes the direction you’re traveling 
  • Look before you change lanes — look, signal your turn and then act
  • Plan your route — pick bike-friendly streets and paths when possible
  • Follow path etiquette — keep right except to pass and give a warning when passing 

For more information contact:

Cas Casados, City of Eugene Transportation Options Coordinator, 541-300-8786

Emma Newman, City of Springfield Senior Transportation Planner, 541-726-4585

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