Put your foot to the pedal because May is Bike Month

Join Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District as we celebrate May is Bike Month. Established in 1956, bicyclists have been celebrating and showcasing the power, fun and positive health effects of bicycling. Whether you bike to exercise, save money, protect the environment or just because you love to bicycle, Bike Month is a great opportunity to exercise, participate, explore and have fun.

No matter your schedule or level of commitment, there are many ways to participate.

If you live in Yolo County, visit: www.MayIsBikeMonth.com to sign up, log trips and miles and even compete with other employers, schools, cities or individuals. There are also online resources on bike safety, routes, and local events as well as opportunities to earn a variety of badges to show off and share. Whether you live in Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento or another local Yolo County community, there’s something for everyone.

For those interested in bike month who live in Solano county, visit: http://www.commuterinfo.net/Content/10071/preview.html and learn how biking is for everyone. Reduce stress, lose weight, help diminish global warming, or enjoy bragging rights at the water cooler for the most distance traveled on a bike. Participate in team bike challenges, learn about energizer stations and receive relevant bicycling information. Discover the Bay Area’s 23rd Annual Bike to Work Day on May 11, 2017 and sign up to be eligible to win prizes and be cheered on by fellow bike enthusiasts.

Remember to have fun and be safe. Bike riders come in all shapes, sizes, speeds and skill levels.

For more information about May is Bike Month, sign up to receive Air Aware’s May newsletter here.