May is Bike Month!

May is National Bike Month. The EcoDistrict supports active transportation that leads to a healthier and happier community, so let’s get riding! There is a LOT going on–here’s a look at the month ahead:

MAY 2nd:

Bike Month Kick-off Party, Cascade Bicycle Club, 7787 62nd Ave NW, 11am-2pm

Start Bike Month off with a BAM! There will be free repairs, activities, snacks and much more.

Pedaler’s Fair, Russian Community Center, 704 19th Ave E, 10am-5pm

The Pedaler’s Fair is an annual marketplace for Washington based, bicycle-inspired small businesses to exhibit their goods. In addition to exhibitor booths we have live music, workshops and presentations.


MAY 6th: National Bike to School Day

Part of Bike to School Month, more information and resources from Cascade Bicycle Club.

MAY 7th: Bike Everywhere Breakfast, Sheraton Downtown 7–9 a.m.

Join Cascade Bicycle Club for a morning of fun, laughter and inspiration. Proceeds benefit Cascade Education Foundation’s efforts to get more people on bikes with safer places to ride.

MAY 8th: Ride to the Movies, meet at Roanoke Park Place Tavern 2409 10th Ave E, 5:45pm

Cascade Bicycle Club invites you on a ride to Central Cinema for a screening of the Triplets of Belleville. You can buy your ticket before the event here

MAY 10th: Seattle CycloFemme, *Capitol Hill option: Meet at Cal Anderson Park, 3:15pm

Celebrate Global Women’s Cycling Day with Seattle Critical Lass! Multiple rides from North Seattle and South Seattle will meet at Lake Union Park for a picnic at 4pm. Just bring yourself, we’ll bring the food! 

MAY 15th: Bike to Work Day *Capitol Hill option: 12th & Pine station 6:30-9:30am

Commute stations will be popping up all over to provide treats for our awesome bike commuters. Keep your eyes open for an extra special station at 12th & Pine co-hosted by the EcoDistrict and Sustainable Capitol Hill! See map of all stations

MAY 21st: Bike Happy Hour, Elysian Brewing, 1221 E. Pike St,  5:30-7pm

Join our Education team as we celebrate our Bike to School Supporters.

MAY 24th-MAY 31st: Shop by Bike Week, all participating stores

Support your local economy by biking to your nearby grocery store or other shops. Check out the bicycle benefits here and see some participating Capitol Hill businesses below:

bike benefits

And there’s more!

Check out all the action at Cascade Bicycle Club and the Seattle Bike Blog