The 2017 Bike to Work day will be held Friday, May 19. Register now to receive a free t-shirt! Herndon's pit stop, sponsored by Herndon Parks and Recreation Department and A-1 Cycling, will take place from 5:30-10:00 a.m. and from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall Green, near the intersection of Lynn and Elden Streets, just off the W&OD Trail. Refreshments will be provided.
Learn more about another bike event...
Life is a Cycle is the beginner-friendly group bike ride for everybody. Throughout National Bike Month (May), Life is a Cycle rides will be happening in cities across the United States. Event proceeds support the American Heart Association.
My City Bikes (sponsor of Life is a Cycle ride) has opened registration for Herndon, Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m., starting and ending at Bready Park. Fee is $1.50. Register here!
5 Reasons to Bike to Work
- You'll boost your overall well-being.
- You'll start your day in a better mood.
- You're more likely to have a lean body.
- Better biking infrastructure means less risk of injury.
- You'll less likely to use sick days.
Source: Fitness Magazine
Commuter Connections, is a program of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, www.mwcog.org. Commuter Connections promotes bicycling to work, transit and other alternatives to drive alone commuting, and provides ridematching for carpools and vanpools, and offers the free Guaranteed Ride Home program. Commuter Connections, is funded by the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and U.S. Departments of Transportation.
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association, creates a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment, and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling.