Bike To School Events For May 2017 in the South Bay

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.