May is National Bike Month 2016
May is National Bike Month, where each year the focus is to get more people out on bikes as a mode of transportation. This is good for everyone's health, the environment, and a way to make more out of your trip to school or work. There are a couple of special days during the month to really encourage leaving your car in the garage and biking or walking to your destinations. The first is Bike To School Day, which is Wednesday, May 4 this year. Students are encouraged to go to school car-free that day by walking, biking, scooter, etc. This year's Walk 'N Roll event is co-sponsored by BikeWalkSolana and the Solana Beach PTA. The second event on Friday, May 20 is San Diego's Bike To Work Day. There will be several pit stops throughout the county, where commuting cyclists can stop for refreshment, nourishment, and other goodies. Details for all local events can be found on SANDAG's iCommute Bike Month page. Enjoy commuting to work and remember: "Every day is a bike to work day."
Ride Your Bike to Farmers Open at Torrey Pines
Once again, the San Diego County Bike Coalition is offering free Bike Valet Parking to everyone who rides their bicycle to the Farmers Open PGA golf tournament at Torrey Pines, Jan 28-31. Farmers Insurance donates $10 to the Coalition for every bike checked in throughout the four days. This is the most convenient way to get to the tournament from Solana Beach and Del Mar areas, as it avoids traffic, the cost and hassle of offsite parking, and gives you a chance to get some exercise along the coast and up to Torrey Pines. Additionally, you can get 30% off your tickets if you purchase them through the Del Sol Lions at http://DelSolLions.org. Enjoy a day or more of watching the golf professionals and getting in a nice bike ride, too!
Children's Bike Safety Skills at Skyline Nov 18
For more photos, visit the BikeWalkSolana Photo Gallery.
Review Solana Beach CATS - Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans for the Future
Bike to Work Day Postponed to May 29
This year's Bike to Work Day has been moved from its regularly scheduled May 15 to May 29 due to May 15 weather predictions of heavy rain and potentially unsafe riding conditions. All events, pit stops, etc. scheduled for May 15 will now take place on May 29. More information on the SANDAG/iCommute Bike to Work page.