May is national bike month. In celebration, the South Bay Bike Coalition is working with different local organizations on different events that encourage safe cycling!

May 3: Bike To School Day, Manhattan Beach Middle School

We are excited to officially partner with MBMS for a bike to school day! We will have a welcome table in the morning with a bike safety check, we will give helmets and a chance to win a NEW bike for kids who participate. Get more information about Manhattan Beach Middle School Bike To School Day.

May 4: TEDx Redondo Beach Library: Wheels of Change

Be involved in the discussion about the future of transportation reserve your spot here

May 5: Makmo Mobile Makerspace, Hermosa Beach Library

3:30pm Kids – Make an LED license plate for your bike and experiment with moving bicycle gears made from K’NEX.

May 10: National Bike To School Day

Parents and children across the country are gearing up to participate in National Bike to School Day on May 10 th . If your children are already riding their bikes to school, kudos to you and your children! Consider inviting other families who are not to join you on May 10 th ! If your children are not riding their bike to school, this is an opportunity to give it a try!

Please review our BIKE TO SCHOOL SAFETY DOCUMENT, and get your bikes and helmets tuned and ready to go! In addition to the health benefits associated with riding a bike, numerous studies show that kids who exercise before school starts are more focused and perform better in the classroom!

May 10: Phil Gaimon at Torrance Library

7 PM – Former American professional road racing cyclist and anti-doping advocate who last rode for UCI World Tour, Phil “Cookie Monster” Gaimon shares his experiences as a cyclist, author, and entrepreneur. A noted blogger, Gaimon has written for VeloNews and Bicycling and has authored Pro Cycling on $10 and Ask a Pro. Books will be available for purchase and signing.