2019 Bellevue Bike Month Activities

Washington Bikes Bike Everywhere Challenge! 
Where: Everywhere! 
When: May 1-May 31 
What: The Bike Everywhere Challenge is a fun and free competition to encourage your friends and colleagues to experience the joys and benefits of riding a bike firsthand. The Challenge is not just about who can ride the most miles, but who can encourage the most people to give bicycling a try.
Sign up as a team captain and lead up to ten people (two must be new riders). 



Intro to Bicycle Commuting (taught by Cascade Bike Club)
Where: Bellevue City Hall, (ROOM TBD)
When: (Date/Time TBD)
What: Cascade Bicycle Club presents the basics of urban cycling: clothing, gear, rules of the road, bike parking, etc. A pizza lunch will be provided. Space is limited, (RSVP Opening Soon) 
! First come, first served.



Eastside Bike Bash, hosted by Choose Your Way Bellevue and REI
Where: REI, 410 116th Avenue Northeast
When: Wednesday, May 1 4:00-7 p.m.
What:
 To officially kick off Bike Month, including the Bike Everywhere Challenge, Choose Your Bellevue is hosting the 2019 Eastside Bike Bash at REI-Bellevue with Cascade Bicycle Club and all our friends on May 1 from 4p.m.-7p.m. Learn about exciting bike projects coming to the Eastside, snack on delicious goodies, and meet up with other like-minded people who ride bikes.  We’ll have friends and partners from all over the Eastside with fun giveaways and coupons!  Email
info@cywb.org to RSVP. All are welcome!



Bike to School Day
Where: Everywhere!
When: Wednesday, May 8
What:
Join hundreds of riders in the Seattle area and thousands of other riders across the country on Bike to School Day. Bellevue students are encouraged to begin their school day with a safe and active commute May 9th and throughout the month! Visit
Cascade Bicycle Club or Walk & Bike to School for more information. And if you are a Bellevue public school family, visit BellevueSchoolPool.org to learn about Bellevue’s “SchoolPool” program and find out whether your school is participating.

 

Bike Everywhere Day!
Where: Bellevue Transit Center (Downtown - Sponsored by Sound Transit) & I-90/Enatai Stations hosted by Choose Your Way Bellevue, 520 Trail at Evergreen Point hosted by TransManage & City of Kirkland
When: Friday, May 17, 6-9 a.m.
What: Visit Choose Your Way Bellevue and TransManage at their celebration stations to fuel up on snacks and snag some bike swag! Each station will be attended by local businesses and organizations to answer all your bicycle inquiries. 
Find more information about all the stations to hit up on your way to work.



8th Annual Redmond Bike Bash
Where: Redmond Central Connector Park (between Leary Way and 161st Avenue Northeast), Redmond
When: Friday, May 17, 4-7 p.m.
What: Music! Food Trucks! Bike shops! Beer garden! Give-a-ways! Bike Skills Clinics!



Lake to Lake Community Bike Ride
Where: Lake Hills Community Park, 1200 164th Ave Southeast, Bellevue
When: Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m.
What: An enjoyable, non-competitive recreational ride for the whole family. The routes take riders to and through Bellevue’s award winning park system exploring hidden treasures of Bellevue. Benefits the City of Bellevue youth camp scholarship fund. Ages 9 and up
. Volunteers are needed.