May is National Bike Month
There will be multiple opportunities to celebrate National Bike Month in Decatur, according to Assistant Active Living Director Cheryl Burnett.
Here’s a list of the bike-related activities in Decatur in May, provided by the city of Decatur:
Every Saturday: Sam’s Freight Room Ride, 2pm, Meet at 415 E Howard Avenue for an easy 11 mile ride through Avondale Estates, Oakhurst and Decatur. No drop ride.
May 4: Bike to School Day
May 10, 17, 24, 31: Silver Spokes Program – Ride with Trikes. See a preview May 18 at the Senior Picnic at Glenlake Park.
May 11: Bike Registration at Decatur Farmer’s Market
May 14: Active Adults Bike-to-Basics class
May 15: Ride to Stone Mountain Park, 9 a.m. Easy no-drop ride. Meet at Bicycle South, 2098 N Decatur Road. Refreshments at Bicycle South after the ride.
May 16-20: Bike to Work Week
May 20: Bike to Work Day: Riders are invited to stop by Decatur Recreation Center between 7 and 10 am for coffee and pastries on their way to work.
May 20: Third Friday Decatur Fun Ride, 6:30 pm. Meet at Decatur Recreation Center. Followed by a visit to a local pub or restaurant for refreshments.
May 28 -29: Bike Valet parking is offered at the Decatur Arts Festival. Sponsored by Bicycle South, the Decatur Arts Alliance and the City of Decatur.
May 28: Bike Registration at the Bike Valet 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Bring your bike to have it registered by the Decatur Police. Pick up some Bike Safety information.
We require helmets for all City sponsored rides.
Source: The City of Decatur’s Active Living department.