May is National Bike Month! Bike Month is all about highlighting the many benefits of riding a bike and encouraging more people to try biking. The best way to celebrate Bike Month is simply to get on a bike: ride to work, ride to the store or just ride and enjoy the scenery outside. Join us on the fun and learn more about how to celebrate Bike Month in Washoe County.

Ride Reno Spin Sparks

5/18/2024 | 10:00 - 12:00pm | Teglia's Paradise Park RIDERENO.jpg

Celebrate the Oddie Wells project with a free bike ride event! Join Commissioner Mariluz Garcia on a 3-mile bike ride loop along the Oddie-Wells bikeway! Free bike checks, a kids bike course and community tables will also be available to attendees. 

Bike Bingo

  1. Save a copy or print this bingo card
  2. Complete any or all activities and cross them off. Share pictures of your progress on social media with the hashtag #TruckeeMeadowsBikeMonth

Youth Bike Packet

Celebrate Bike Month at your school or home with these fun challenges

Bike Month Challenge #MakeEveryRideCount

This May, #MakeEveryRideCount by downloading the Love to Ride app, enjoying a bike ride and providing your feedback on the streets and paths you ride on. Brought to you by Love to Ride and the League of American Bicyclists, this nationwide initiative aims to promote biking and encourage more people to incorporate cycling into their daily lives. Best of all, signing up and downloading the app is completely free! 

You can help make our area more bike friendly and win prizes simply by riding a bike. Here’s how:

📱 Download the Love to Ride app 
🚲 Enjoy a bike ride (the app will log it automatically!)
🎁 Earn points for every trip that will turn into prize drawing entries
👍🏼 Rate your routes and help inform better bike infrastructure decisions in your community!


How to join:
  1. Register for your free account here.
  2. Join the Truckee Meadows Bike Month 2024 group or create your own biking group with colleagues, families or friends. To join the Truckee Meadows Bike Month 2024 group, follow these simple steps:
    • Go to your profile and click “Join Group”. 
    • Select “Join Existing Group”. 
    • Search for “Truckee Meadows Bike Month 2024”. 
  3.  Start connecting with fellow bikers in our community!

Community Bike Month Events

Celebrate Bike Month by participating in an event hosted by our community partners!


 Bike Safety Tips

  1. Wear a helmet
  2. Wear bright colored clothing or reflective gear
  3. Ride in the same directions as traffic
  4. Stay alert and avoid distractions
  5. Before riding, do the ABC Quick Check (Air, Breaks, Chain and Cranks)

Review the League of American Bicyclists page on additional safety tips.


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Last modified on 05/03/2024