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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
Bike Week, Bike Month & 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. 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, 16th and Broadway 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 May 16th & 17th – 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!
Bike Week LA 2015 May 10th – 17th
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. Pledge to ride to work online or print and mail in this writable PDF in English or Spanish 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? Sign up here.
Pledge to ride your bike on Bike to Work Day and you could win cool prizes!
If your ride is long or a full day at work makes it a challenge to pedal home, go multi-modal:
Big Blue Bus joins Metro (and other transit) to offer FREE rides to bicyclists all day on May 14th. Bring your bike or helmet on board a Big Blue Bus and you can ride for free.