Bike Week LA 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. Did you take the pledge? Pledge here to ride your bike on Bike to Work Day and you could win cool prizes!
Santa Monica Spoke hosts rides and events all week – (and all of MAY)! Check out our Event Calendar for the latest.
Bike Week, Bike Month & Bike Local SM Specials
2015 BIKE WEEK LA! List of Santa Monica Events
Click the bullets for complete info. Please check back for added links and new additions!
Check out our Event Calendar for the latest.
- Saturday, May 9th: Santa Monica Festival, with a BIGGER BIKE ZONE, Family Bike Hub, Kids Skills Course and the 5th Santa Monica Spoke Bike Exhibition!
- Sunday, May 10th: Get ready with fix your bike day & Bicycling is for Everyone!
Get that bike out, tuned and ready for the weeks events.
What better plans for Mother’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: Bike Week Kick off at Grand Park
Santa Monica Spoke: Meatless Monday Ride to Fundraiser at the Veggie Grill!
Veggie Grill will donate 50% of all receipts* when customers mention Bike Week LA or Santa Monica Spoke! Ride starts at 5pm from the Park at Colorado Center.
- Tuesday, May 12th: Blessing of the Bicycles, Ladies Choice and Bike in Movie
Ladies Choice / Coffee Talk / Ride. Chat, ask questions, share stories – over coffee, tea. We can explore the benefits, challenges and shared experiences as women on bikes. Non-gender specific – all are invited – but lady’s choice on ride and topics. Meet up location for morning beverage and conversation TBD
Good Samaritan Hospital’s 12th Annual Blessing of the Bicycles, 8am
Bike in Movie at Performance Bicycles (tonight and every Tuesday in May!)
- Wednesday, May 13th: Coffee Outside & City Ride and Free Movie Screening
Ballona Creek Camp Coffee – Special Bike Week Edition – coffee & breakfast outdoors!
Hosted City Ride & Movie Screening with Santa Monica Next
Enjoy a Guided Tour of some of our new local Bike Infrastructure. Give input, ask questions and hear about what’s up next – We finish the tour at Vidiots for a free movie screening.
- Thursday, May 14th: Bike to Work Day & Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour!
List of local Bike to Work Day Pit Stops, We will be at 3 – we join City of Santa Monica at City Hall on Main Street, 17th & Broadway (updated) and at SM Spoke HQ – 1640 5th Street. – check calendar for updates
5th Annual Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour, Areal Restaurant, 2820 Main Street — 5-9PM. — Find more LACBC & Chapter HBHH’s here
Ride Big Blue Bus for free today with your bike! Extend your commute with your bike on bus!
Pledge to ride to work
Metro and many municipal transit carriers free all day Thursday if you board with a bike!
Color Wheels: Bicycle Community Art Show at CalTrans details here.
- 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, LACBC After Party at Angel City Brewery
- Saturday & Sunday – and all week
Bike Locally! Ride your bike to eat, play or shop, take advantage of special discounts just for bicyclists! Locally Buy Local is now also Bike Local – Because bicyclists are great for local business!