May is Bike Month in GreshamBike repair

In partnership with the League of American Bicyclists, Gresham is offering a number of activities starting in late April through the month of May. 

Without the participation of dedicated volunteers these events would not be possible. If you would like to volunteer, contact Sandra Doubleday at Sandra.Doubleday@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2816.

Gresham Bike Commute Challenge

Challenge your family, friends and co-workers to see who can commute the most days or the longest distance during May. Log your trips on the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's Bike Commute Challenge website, where you can register your place of work and join the Gresham League online. Start riding and logging your bicycle commute trips for the entire month of May on the calendar page.


Upcoming Events:

Date              

Time

Activity

Location 

Tuesday, April 22

4:30 - 6 p.m.  

Bike Commute Challenge Kickoff Celebration 
Pizza and door prizes provided.

The Hoppy Brewer
328 N. Main Ave.

Wednesday, April 30 12 - 2 p.m. Wash and Lube Your Bike Workshop 

City Hall Loading Dock
1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway

Saturday, May 10 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Bike Helmet Giveaway and Bike Safety Booth
Helmets are limited to stock on hand and child must be present to receive helmet. 

Gresham Farmers Market
Downtown Gresham
Monday - Friday,
May 12 - 16 
all day

Bike to Work Week 
If you are not able to ride to work all month, try one week as a lead-in to Bike to Work Day. Don't forget to log your trips.

Your home to your work
Tuesday, May 13 5 - 7 p.m. Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts  
To be performed by volunteers
  • Springwater Corridor Trail
  • Gresham-Fairview Trail 
 
Wednesday, May 14 7 - 8:30 a.m. Bike Appreciation Day
Stop by for free breakfast items.

City Hall Loading Dock
1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway

Friday, May 16 6:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Bike to Work and Bike Appreciation Day
Stop by for free breakfast items.

Locations:
  1. Main City Park/Springwater Corridor Trail Junction
  2. Springwater Corridor at Gresham-Fairview Trail
  3. 181st Avenue at Sandy Boulevard 
 
Saturday, May 17 9 - 11 a.m. Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts 
To be performed by volunteers
  • Springwater Corridor Trail
  • Gresham-Fairview Trail 
 
Saturday, May 17 10 a.m.

All-level Group Bike Ride 
Ten-mile, slow-paced, family-friendly ride.

Meet at Main City Park
Sunday, May 18 10 a.m.

Experienced-level Group Bike Ride
30-mile ride in Gresham/Troutdale/Sandy River area. Group will take a break along the route where food/drink may be purchased if desired.

 

Meet at Main City Park

Tuesday, June 10 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Bike Commute Challenge Awards Event 
Who rode the most miles and rode most often? Pizza and door prizes provided.

Wall Street Pizza
201 N. Main Ave.

 

More InformationGroup of Bicyclists

For more information about Bike Month in Gresham, please contact Sandra Doubleday at 503-618-2816 or Sandra.Doubleday@GreshamOregon.gov


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