Bike Month in Decatur

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May 13: Bike Fest at the Decatur Farmers Market, 9 am  – 1 pm. Decatur Police will be doing bike registration and Decatur Active Living will be giving out bike information and bike pins!

May 15 – 19: Bike to Work Week. Try biking to work this week, or part of the way. Get some exercise and arrive refreshed!

May 19:  Bike to Work Day, 7 am – 10 am. Stop by the Energizer station in front of the Decatur Recreation Center  and have some coffee, juice, and/or a pastry. GA Commute Options will also be on hand with clean commute information. Get a bike pin and pick up some bike safety information and a map.

May 19: Third Friday FUN Bike Ride, 6:30 pm. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center for this 5-6 mile ride around the city. Helmets and lights are required. After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshment.

May 21: Bicycle South Ride to Stone Mountain, 9 am. Easy no-drop ride to Stone Mountain Park, beginning at the store, 2098 N Decatur Road. Helmets required.

May 27 – 28: Bike Valet at the Decatur Arts Festival.

May 27: Bike Registration at the Decatur Arts Festival, 10 am – 2 pm. Bring your bike and get it registered by the Decatur Police. Pick up some bike safety information.

 

 

 

 

 

Third Friday Bike Ride: Halloween Edition!

Join Active Living Director Greg White for the October Third Friday FUN Bike Ride on October 21st. This month’s ride will have a Halloween theme – we will ride by homes decorated for the holiday. Feel free to dress up yourself and/or your bike.

This ride is a slow-paced 6 mile ride and is suitable for all levels. After the ride, we will stop at a local watering hole for refreshments.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to ride at 6:30 p.m.

Helmets and lights are required.

For more information click here.

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Our September Riders!

Cycle to the Farmers Market and Get Your Bike Registered….It’s Free!

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Move It Monday: Biking!

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Whether indoors or outdoors, biking is a great exercise for beginners! Click here to learn about the top health benefits of biking, plus tips on getting started.

For information on cycling in Decatur, visit decaturga.com/biking.

 

Third Friday Bike Ride is This Friday!

BFC sign.jpgJoin Decatur Active Living for the Third Friday FUN Bike Ride this Friday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m. We explore the city at a slow pace suitable for most riders and ride approximately 6 miles. This is a  no-drop ride: no one will be left behind. After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshments.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street, and  be ready to ride at 6:30 p.m. If you need air in your tires, come early and use our Bike Repair Station located in front of the building.

Helmets and lights are required- we want to be safe and seen!

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

Register Your Bike Saturday at the Book Festival

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Third Friday Bike Ride is August 19

ibikeJoin Decatur Active Living for the Third Friday FUN Bike Ride! We will ride 5-6 miles around Decatur; this month we will be viewing public art as we ride! This is a no-drop ride –  no one will be left behind! After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshments.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to roll at 6:30 p.m. Helmets are required and lights are strongly suggested.

Let’s all hope that the weather holds and it doesn’t get rained out! In the event of bad weather, check back here on Friday afternoon for updates.

More information is at https://www.facebook.com/events/1056716074406019/.

 

 

Third Friday Bike Ride Postponed

ibikeThis month’s Third Friday Bike Ride will now be the fifth Friday! We are postponing our ride until July 29 at 6:30 pm.

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

Have a great weekend in Decatur!

Third Friday Fun Bike Ride July 15

ibikeHop on your bike and ride on over to the Decatur Recreation Center on Friday, July 15th for the Third Friday FUN Bike Ride! We begin in front of the center at 6:30 pm and ride approximately 5-6 miles  through scenic Decatur neighborhoods. This month we will ride an “art route” that takes us by public art. This route was scheduled for May and got rained out.

After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshments and social time.

Helmets and lights are required. We want to “Be Safe and Be  Seen!”

 

Third Friday Fun Bike Ride
Friday, July 15th, 6:30 pm
Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street

More info at decaturga.com/biking or contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com

No ride

if raining – check back here or on the Meet-Up page for updates.

Third Friday Bike Ride Cancelled

ibike Third Friday Bike Ride is cancelled this month. Enjoy riding your bike to the Beach Party on the Square!

Stay hydrated!

Visit us at http://www.decaturga.com/biking