May is Bike Month!

Date posted: April 28, 2014

… and it’s just around the corner!

 

Join Bellevue College Cyclists for some epic events:BikeMonth_ShareGraphic

• May 1 – C Courtyard: Bike to Work Month Kick-off

• May 7 – 12:30 – room R102: Bike-ability Brainstorm

BC Cyclists and anyone interested in biking on the Eastside come together to discuss our rides, what works, what doesn’t, and point out areas on a map.  We’ll be talking about how cycling can improve both on and off-campus.

• May 13 – 4:00pm – meet at Bus Shelter: Neighborhood Bike-ability Audit, followed by de-brief in B101

Join us as we bike around Eastgate!  Help point out areas of improvement, and have a say in Bellevue city planning. Learn where other commuters ride on the Eastside, and let’s work together to make our commutes better.

• May 16 – 8am-12:00 – BC Fountain: Bike to Work Day & Bagels for Cyclists

Stop by the fountain with your bike helmet for a free bagel! Commuters throughout the area will be stopping by stations all around King County to celebrate bike commuting. Be a part of this great day!

• May 23 – 4:00pm – meet at Bus Shelter: Community Ride on the Lake to Lake trail

Join BC Cyclists for a relaxing Friday ride on the Lake to Lake trail!

• May 27 – 9:30am – room B101: Bike-ability Brainstorm

Our last discussion of bike month! We’ll review what we’ve learned, determine our next steps to improving bike infrastructure, and plan how to keep the BC cycling community engaged on campus and in our community.

New to Commuter Cycling? Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

Free Intro to Bike Commuting Class in Downtown Bellevue on Wednesday, April 30

bike class

Just in time for Bike Month (May) and Bike to Work Day (Friday, May 16) come learn the basics of bicycle commuting directly from the experts at Cascade Bicycle Club. This free one-hour session will give you helpful tips on bike gear, rules of the road and staying safe and dry. Presented by Cascade Bicycle Club with support from the City of Bellevue and the Bellevue Collection.

When: Wednesday, April 30, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Where: Bellevue Place Conference Room (10500 NE 8th Street) map

RSVP requested (but not required) to mingram@bellevuewa.gov

 

bikematchWin $25 by Putting your Bike Commute into BC RideMatch!

Did you know that the carpooling tool BC RideMatch can also be used for bike trips? Find our Bike to Work Month event under the “Events” tab on BC RideMatch, and create a trip for that event! Be sure to say that your mode of commute for the trip is your bicycle, and RideMatch will let you know who’s biking to campus near you!