Bike Month provides various activities

Bike Month provides various activities
May 04
03:30 2017


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.

On Saturday, May 7, the first 20 cyclists who arrive on bikes between 9 a.m. and noon at Cobblestone Farmer’s Market in Old Salem will receive a $5 token toward the purchase of fruits and vegetables. Show your bike and helmet to be eligible.

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. May 16; and “Where the Trail Ends” at 6:30 p.m. May 26. A/perture will also 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. May 18, leaving from Mock Orange Bikes, 492 West End Blvd. Police officers will set up rolling stops  at intersections.

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

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, and the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic will be held May 29-30.

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