Bike Everywhere 2017

The City of Kenmore recognizes that active living is key to a successful city. On Monday, April 24, Kenmore City Council proclaimed May as Bike Month in the City of Kenmore. Throughout the month thousands of Washingtonians will experience the joys of bicycling through educational programs, races, commuting events, trail work days, and charity events. In Kenmore, you can enjoy Bike Month through these following activities:

Throughout the month of May, participate in activities such as:

 

Activity Date Description

 

Bike Bingo

 

The month of May

 

Explore Kenmore by bike with a game of Bingo. Stop by City Hall to get a copy of the bingo sheet and start checking off those boxes for a reward! If you would like to print one at your own convenience, click here to download the original file.

 

Target Zero Pop-Up Tent

 

Wednesday, May 10, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Stop by the Target Zero tent along the Burke-Gilman Trail at Log Boom Park, 6101 NE 175th St, between the hours of 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. to grab some after-work snacks, bike and city resources, and check off a bingo square. 

 

Bike Everywhere Day

 

Friday, May 19, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Join us to celebrate Bike Everywhere Day on Friday, May 19, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., at 192 Brewing Company located along the Burke-Gilman Trail at 7234 NE 175th St. This free, family-friendly event will feature live music, snacks, bike maintenance station, bike decorating station, giveaways, and safety resources.

 

 

Introductory Bike Ride

 

Sunday, May 21, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

The City is partnering with Corpore Sano Physical Therapy to host a bike ride! This ride is intended for everyone, including those new to riding or who want to go on a Sunday stroll with the kids. On Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m. starting at Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, 6161 Ne 175th St, we will ride to Bothell's Blyth Park along the Burke-Gilman Trail and head back. The entire event will last an hour including the educational talk at the beginning. Helmets are required. 

 

For questions, contact Melodi Yanik, at communications@kenmorewa.gov, or 425-398-8900. 

 

During this month-long celebration of pedal-powered movement, Cascade Bicycle Club hosts the Washington Bikes Bike Everywhere Challenge, an online trip-tracking contest May 1-31, F5 Bike Everywhere Day, a streetside celebration all throughout the region on May 19, free bicycling classes for newbies and other community  events aimed at encouraging people to bike more or for the first time.

The best way to celebrate Bike Everywhere Month is simply to get on a bike: ride to work, ride to the grocery store or just ride for the sheer joy of being outside soaking up the spring weather! To learn more about Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes' Bike Everywhere Challenge, visit www.cascade.org/connect/bike-everywhere-month.

Last updated: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 8:56am