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LA County is Having a ‘Bike to Work Day’ This Thursday

May 14, 2016 by Justin Moore-Brown

In the immortal words of Freddie Mercury:

Bicycle bicycle bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride it…..to work?

That last line may not have actually happened but you can join thousands of other bike commuters around Los Angeles County and ride to work on two wheels as part of LA County’s Bike to Work Day, happening this Thursday, May 19.

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Never tried commuting to work by bicycle? Bike to Work Day is the perfect day to put the plan into gear.

To make your bike commute super easy and fun there will be pit stops located around the county to provide you with tips, refreshments and more!

Also there’s this added bonus: If you’re commuting by bike you get free rides on Metro! Click here to review Metro’s map of pit stops on their bike month event map.

LA County’s Bike to Work Day is part of a national month-long celebration of the bicycle. Bike-related events throughout LA during May include group rides, workshops and community-hosted events, all intended for citizens of all ages.

Whether you ride for fitness, transportation or for fun, you can find an event for you and maybe try something new.

The list of events includes Bike Safety 101 Classes and Rides, CicLAVia Southeast LA, a Bike Rodeo, an LA River Bike Trail Gallery & Toxic Tour, Women’s Night on Bikes and so much more. Click here to view the full calendar of events for Bike Month.

To conclude you month the public is also to join in at Union Station on May 27 for Bike Night, a Metro-hosted event filled with food, fun, and bikes.

Enjoy the ride!

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