Bike to Work Day Energizer Station Friday!

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Stop by Decatur Active Living on Bike to Work Day, Friday May 18 for our Energizer Station. We will be in front of the Decatur Recreation Center from 7 until 10 am with treats, giveaways, bike safety information and more. We will be there even if it rains – if you can bike there we will be there!

For more more information on biking in Decatur visit http://www.decaturga.com/biking.

 

Biking in Decatur This Weekend

I-bike-decatur.webIt has been a great Bike to Work Week in Decatur. We started off our day with a Bike Commuter Breakfast outside the Decatur Recreation Center and tonight we will host the Third Friday Fun Ride! Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to ride at 6:30 pm. We will ride a leisurely 5-6 miles around scenic neighborhoods, then stop off for refreshments at one of Decatur’s watering holes. This is a fun group and all levels of riders are welcome. Please wear a helmet and have lights on your bike for your ride home.

Saturday morning at 8 am the folks at Decatur Bikes will be leading a ride to Stone Mountain. Meet in the CVS lot across the street. All levels are welcome and helmets are required.

Bike on over to the Dedication of the Beacon Municipal Center which takes place from Noon until 3 pm. Decatur Active Living and Decatur Police are hosting a Bike Registration from 1 – 3 pm in front of the Police Department on Trinity Place during the afternoon.  Parking is limited at the center, so please consider riding your bike and then have it registered.

On Sunday join Bicyle South for a ride to Stone Mountain. Be ready to depart from the store at 9 am. Refreshments after th ride. Helmets are required. No ride if raining.

This Week’s Bike Month Activities

I-bike-decatur-fnl-for-printerBike to Work Energizer Station, Friday May 16, 7 – 10 am
Stop by the Decatur Recreation Center on your way to work for coffee, juice and pastries and get energized for your bike commute! We will have NEW I Bike Decatur shirts for sale for $20 (cash or check), visitors from the CleanAir Campaign, Bike Maps and pins, and more. Rain or shine! Decatur Recreation Center is located at 231 Sycamore Drive, just a block from the Decatur MARTA Station.  FREE shirt compliments of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and Fallen Arrows for first ten arrivals who have signed up for the National Bike Challenge. #BTWD2014

 

Children’s Bike Rodeo Saturday, May 17, 10 am – 1 pm
Decatur Active Living has joined forces with Mike Sheehan and Neil Walker to put on a Children’s Bike Rodeo in the Callaway Lot, located at the corner of Trinity Place and Commerce Drive, across from the DeKalb County Parking Deck in downtown Decatur. Children will learn the A-B-Cs of Bike Safety, traffic skills, fun games, and more. The event is FREE. Helmets are required. #ibikedecatur

Decatur Bikes Ride to Stone Mountain, May 17, 8 am
Join Decatur Bikes for a Saturday morning ride to Stone Mountain. Meet at the CVS lot across from the store at 7:45 am and be ready to ride at 8 am. This is a conversational pace, no drop ride. No ride if raining. Helmets are required. Decatur Bikes will be doing these rides  throughout the summer. #ibikedecatur

Bicycle South Ride to Stone Mountain, May 18, 9 am
Join Bicycle South for a ride to Stone Mountain. Meet in the Bicycle South parking lot and be ready to ride at 9 am. This is a fun, no-drop ride. Helmets are required. Snacks at the store after the ride. #ibikedecatur

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It Is Bike to Work Week!

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Consider participating in Bike to Work Week and especially Bike to Work Day this Friday, May 16. The Decatur Active Living Division will be hosting a Bike to Work Day Energizer Station from 7 – 10 am in front of the Decatur Recreation Center. Stop by and have some coffee, juice or a baked treat. Gather with your fellow bike commuters and meet some new bike friends.

Sign up at the GA Commute website and log your miles. Each day you take alternative transit, walk or bike to work you help the environment and also are registered for a chance to earn cash or win prizes.  Make one small change a week! You may become hooked.

Join our team I Bike Decatur for the National Bike Challenge. It’s easy- just log any and every time you ride. The challenge goes through October. Click here for more information. Register,  then search for I Bike Decatur and join!

We hope to have our new I Bike Decatur t-shirts available for $20. You know you want one!! We accept cash or check.

For more informtion on Bike Month in Decatur, click here.