Along with communities throughout the country, the City of Edmond is celebrating National Bike Month in May. The Edmond Bicycle Committee and friends of bicycling have multiple opportunities to celebrate May Bike Month 2016 and encourage bicyclists of all ages and abilities to participate.

• 8:30 a.m. Saturday: Third Annual Edmond Family Bike Ride at Mitch Park

• 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 9: City Council proclamation for Bike Month

• 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12: Bike-Pedestrian counting project

• 10-12 p.m. Saturday, May 14: Bike-Pedestrian counting project

• 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18: Flat Tire Repair Clinic at Al’s Bicycles of Edmond

• 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18: Ride of Silence at Al’s Bicycles of Edmond 

• 7:30 a.m. Friday, May 20: 10th Annual Bike to Work Day celebration at Edmond Festival Marketplace

• 6-10 p.m. Saturday, May 21: Heard on Hurd in downtown Edmond. Group bike ride 8:30 p.m.

• Sunday, May 22: Bike to Church, encouraging bicycling to the church of your choice

“What an exciting time of the year,” said Edmond Bicycle Committee Staff Liaison Jan Fees. “Nationwide, bicycling is growing in popularity for both recreation and for personal transportation. In communities across the nation, there is a growing need and responsibility to provide options that give people the opportunity to bike, to bike more often, to bike to more places, and to make travel on roads safe for all road users.”

IN THE EVENT of rain, individual events will be canceled. For more information, contact Jan Fees at 359-4796 or jan.fees@edmondok.com

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