Harrisonburg's Bike Month List of Events!

Sunday, May 7: Ice Cream Ride

 

  • One of our most popular events! Bring the whole family for an easy, casual ride around town!
  • When the ride is done, stay and enjoy ice cream with us!
  • Meet at Kline’s Dairy Bar on E. Wolfe St. at 2:00 PM

Wednesday, May 10: Bike to School Day

 

    • Join kids all over America and ride your bike to school today!
    • Parents: join together with your neighbors and friends to form bike trains—adults in the front and back, and kids ride in the middle—a fun and healthy way to get to school!
    • Contact Matt Hassman at mthassman@sentara.com or matthassman@gmail.com for more information!

 

Wednesday, May 17: Ride of Silence

 

  • The Ride of Silence will begin in North America and roll across the globe, beginning at 7:00 PM in every time zone. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.
  • Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn’t aware of these rights, and sometimes not aware of the cyclists themselves.
  • Harrisonburg’s Ride of Silence begins and ends at the University Commons on the EMU campus.

Friday, May 19: Bike to Work Day

 

  • Join people all over the country and ride your bike to work today! While you’re at it, organize a team of riders from your workplace and participate in a little friendly competition.
  • SVBC will be hosting a free breakfast on Court Square, served from 7:00 till 10:00 am for all riders.
  • Stop by on your way to work and join us for coffee and pastries, and some friendly conversation with fellow riders!

Saturday, May 20: Confident City Cycling Class

 

  • Join us for “Confident City Cycling,” a class that gives bike riders the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic and on the trail. This class is combination of parking lot drills and on-road practice.
  • The class will be taught at the Community Activities Center at Westover Park from 9 AM till 1 PM.
  • Click here for more information.

Saturday, May 20: Evening Glowstick Ride on the Bluestone Trail

 

  • Join us for a night ride on the Bluestone Trail! There will be activities and games starting at 7:30 pm. The ride will begin when it gets dark, around 8:15.
  • There will be games and bike safety checks organized by Bluestone Bike & Run.
  • You are encouraged to decorate your bike with glowsticks and lights! Some glowsticks will be available.
  • Meet at the parking lot next to Kids’ Castle at Purcell Park.
  • For more info, click here or here.

Sunday, May 21: Sunday Funday Ride

 

  • A monthly ride in collaboration with the SVBC, Sentara RMH, and Bluestone Bike & Run.
  • We will start at 3 PM at Bluestone Bike & Run, 1570 South Main Street, Harrisonburg 22801, with bike and helmet checks, head over to the trail and let everyone loose! Ride the trail once or 10 times…it’s up to you!
  • After the ride, we’ll meet back at the shop for refreshments and to warm up.
  • Parents are encouraged to ride with their children.

Friday, May 26: Bike, Run, Sweat and Beers

 

  • Head over to Brothers Craft Brewing (formerly 3 Brothers) on N. Main St. this evening for the third annual edition of this casual, 10-mile ride around the city!
  • The ride starts around 5:30, but you’ll want to arrive early to get registered …
  • … because all registered riders 21 and older receive a $1 discount on an after-ride beer!