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- May - National Bike Month
May is National Bike Month
The BPAC welcomes you to participate in National Bike Month.
May Biking Events
| April 27|| City Council Proclamation||City Council will issue a Proclamation at their regularly scheduled meeting declaring the month of May as National Bike Month.|
|May 4|| Bike to School Day||Ride or walk to school with your kids. For information and advice go to: Walk Bike to School|
| CycloFemme Ride||Join BPAC on a Mother’s Day bike ride on the Fox River Trail. Meet in the north parking lot at the Gail Borden Public Library at 4 p.m. A special treat for the first 50 ladies to show up! Learn more about this international event at CycloFemme.|
Elgin Cycling Classic
A full day of bike racing through the neighborhoods next to beautiful Lords Park. Details pending.
|May 16 - 20|| Bike to Work Week||Don’t just bike to work on Friday, do it every day! Here’s how… Test your knowledge of the laws and safety techniques governing roadway interactions between motor vehicles and bicycles. Take the Bicycle Safety Quiz today!|
|May 21|| Guided Bike Tour:Elgin's East Side||Twist and turn your way through historic neighborhoods and parks, and past historic sites on Elgin's east side. Meet at the Lord's Park Museum at 1 p.m.|
|May 26|| Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin's West Side||Twist and turn your way through historic neighborhoods and parks, and past historic sites on Elgin's west side. Meet at the Wing Park Golf Course parking lot at 6 p.m.|
|May 29|| Bike the Drive||Don’t miss the best car-free ride on Lake Shore Drive. For more information and to register…|
Join the National Bike Challenge Join the National Bike Challenge, a nationwide event uniting thousands of current bicyclists and encouraging countless new riders. In its simplest form it is a logging center for user to record miles ridden and to be part of the national community of bicyclists. It is a free and easy way to challenge yourself, colleagues and the greater community to ride more. Sign up here!
Coming in June
June 4 2nd Annual Bikes and Bites
June 19 - 25 4th Annual Bike.Walk.Move: Elgin Week