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Bike Week Events
May 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - May 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pmFree
Join the National Bike Challenge: Ride for team BIKE SANTA MONICA
BikeÂ Week, Bike MonthÂ & Bike Local SM Specials
2015 BIKE WEEK LA! List and links to local Santa Monica and Santa Monica Spoke Event
Click the bullets for complete info.Â Check out ourÂ Event CalendarÂ for the latest.
- Saturday, May 9th:Â Santa Monica Festival, withÂ a BIGGER BIKE ZONE, FamilyÂ Bike Hub, Kids Skills Course and the 5th Santa Monica Spoke Bike Exhibition!
- Sunday, May 10th: Get ready with fix your bike day &Â Bicycling is for Everyone!
Get that bike out, tuned and ready for the weeks events.
What better plans for Motherâ€™s Day? Go on a bike ride with the whole family. Getting out on you bicycling is the perfect family-friendly activity for a leisurely Sunday.
- Monday, May 11th:Â Bike Week Kick off atÂ Grand Park
Santa Monica Spoke: Meatless Monday Ride to FundraiserÂ at theÂ Veggie Grill!
Veggie Grill will donate 50% of all receipts when customers mention Bike Week LA or Santa Monica Spoke!Â Ride starts at 5pm fromÂ the Park at Colorado Center.
- Tuesday, May 12th:Â Blessing of the Bicycles, Ladies Choice and Bike inÂ Movie
Ladies Choice / Coffee Talk / Ride. Chat, ask questions, share stories â€“Â overÂ coffee, tea. We can explore the benefits, challenges and shared experiences as women on bikes. Non-gender specific â€“ all are invited Â – but ladyâ€™s choice on ride and topics. Meet up location for morning beverage and conversationÂ TBD
Good Samaritan Hospitalâ€™sÂ 12th Annual Blessing of the Bicycles, 8am
Bike in MovieÂ at Performance Bicycles (tonight and every Tuesday in May!)
- Wednesday, May 13th: Coffee Outside & City Ride and Free Movie Screening
Ballona Creek CampÂ Coffee – Special Bike Week EditionÂ – coffee & breakfast outdoors!
Hosted CityÂ Ride &Â Movie Screening withÂ Santa Monica NextÂ
Enjoy a Guided TourÂ of some of our newÂ local Bike Infrastructure. Give input, ask questions and hear about whatâ€™s up next â€“ We finish the tour atÂ VidiotsÂ for a free movie screening.
- Thursday, May 14th:Â Bike to Work Day & Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour!
List of local Bike to Work Day Pit Stops, We will be at 3 – weÂ joinÂ City of Santa MonicaÂ at City Hall on Main Street, 16th and Broadway and at SM Spoke HQ – 1640 5th Street. – check calendar forÂ updates
5th Annual Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour,Â Areal Restaurant, 2820 Main StreetÂ — 5-9PM.Â — Find moreÂ LACBC & Chapter HBHH’sÂ here
Ride Big Blue Bus for free today with your bike!Â Extend your commute with your bike on bus!
Pledge to ride to work
Â MetroÂ and many municipal transit carriers free all day Thursday if you board with a bike!
Color Wheels: Bicycle Community Art Show at CalTransÂ details here.Â
- Friday, May 15h: Bike Date Night & Bike Night at Union Station
Go out on a Bike Date – with friends or that special someone!
Metro Hosts Bike Night at Union Station,Â LACBC After Party at Angel City Brewery
- Saturday & Sunday May 16th & 17th – and all weekÂ
Bike Locally! Ride your bike to eat, play or shop, take advantage of special discounts just for bicyclists! LocallyÂ Buy Local is now also Bike Local – Because bicyclists are great for local business!
Bike Week LA 2015Â May 10th – 17th
Bike Week LAÂ is an annual week of community events sponsored by Metro and local advocates all over the County of Los Angeles to promote bicycling as a sustainable and practical mode of transportation. Pledge to ride to work onlineÂ or print and mail in this writable PDF inÂ EnglishÂ orÂ SpanishÂ and enjoy pit stops throughout LA County! Find refreshments, goodies and giveaways provided to cyclists commuting to work, school or other destinations. Want to host a pit stop?Â Sign up here.
PledgeÂ to ride your bike on Bike to Work Day and you could win coolÂ prizes!
If your ride is long or a full day at work makes it a challenge to pedal home, go multi-modal:
Big Blue BusÂ joinsÂ MetroÂ (and other transit)Â to offerÂ FREE ridesÂ to bicyclists all day onÂ May 14th.Â Bring your bike or helmet on board a Big Blue Bus and you can ride for free.