Activities and events planned for National Bike Month

Activities and events planned for National Bike Month
May 12
09:00 2016


Winston-Salem will celebrate National Bike Month in May with organized bike rides, films, Walk & Roll Winston-Salem, the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, USA Cycling championships and more. Planned events include:

*For three Sundays beginning May 8, cyclists of all ages are invited to participate in the Winston-Salem Community Bike Ride for an 8- to 10-mile ride. The rides start at 3 p.m. at West End Coffee House, 390 N. Broad St.

*Every Tuesday and Thursday evening the Piedmont Flyers Bicycle Club invites cyclists to join them for road rides at 6 p.m. Find out more at

*Clemmons Bicycle Shop leads road rides from their shop every Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Learn more at

*Sherwood Forest Elementary is holding a Bike to School day on May 13.

*May 9 – 13 is Bike to Work Week. Workers with longer commutes are encouraged to try riding a portion of the way on PART or WSTA buses, which have bike racks.

*A/perture Cinema will hold two free screenings of bike-related films: “Wadjda” at 6:30 p.m. on May 16; and “Where the Trail Ends” at 6:30 p.m. May 26.

*A/perture will show a free bike-themed film at noon May 25 as part of the “What is a City” film & discussion series.

*The annual Ride of Silence to honor killed or injured cyclists will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 18, leaving from Mock Orange Bikes, 492 West End Blvd. Police officers will set up rolling stops to give the riders the right of way at intersections.

Bike Month in Winston-Salem concludes with three national cycling events:

*The Volkswagen USA Cycling Masters & Para-Cycling Road National Championships will be held May 24-28.

The Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road Race & Time Trial National Championships will be held May 28.

*The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic will be held May 29-30. More information about these events is available at and

Bike Month is sponsored by the City of Winston-Salem, the Forsyth County Public Health Department, Active Routes to School Region 3, and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. For more information call City Link 311 or go to

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