Rides and Events Highlight May 2022 Bike Month in Carson City | Carson City Nevada News

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Repeats every week until Wed May 25 2022 .

May 1, 2022 (all day)

May 8, 2022 (All day)

May 15, 2022 (All day)

May 22, 2022 (All day)

May is Bike Month, celebrated annually by Muscle Powered of Carson City, with rides such as Bike to School Day, Bike to Work Week, and “Choose Your Cruise” among several bike-themed events. cycling programmed throughout the month. Here is what awaits you:

May 4: Bike day at school! Encourage your children to cycle to school. Did the bike sit idle last winter? No need to worry! Drop it off at one of Carson’s amazing bike shops, the cycling habit or the Smith Bike and they can fix it! Got a bike tuned and ready to go? Be sure to make a ABC check Before leaving.

May 5: The Carson City Board of Supervisors will officially proclaim May as Bike Month.

May 7: Gear Swap from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 501 West King Street in the parking lot next to the Brewery Arts Center. Muscle Powered brings back the Gear Swap for the second year. If you would like to donate items, email Bret at [email protected] Interested in selling your own equipment? Sign up here. Muscle Powered expects a lot of foot traffic as this event will overlap with the Saturday Wine Walk.

May 16-20: Bike-to-work week. Gather a team, whether with family, friends or co-workers, get on your bikes and ride. Individuals are also encouraged to register. Interested in participating? Email [email protected]

May 18: Ride of silence. This is an international ride in honor of those who have been killed or injured while riding on the road in the past year. We will read the names of these people before the trip. Register here for the Ride of Silence. We will also organize a March of Silence. If you are interested in walking, register here.

May 20: Bike party. Save this date. Muscle Powered will have more information to come.

May 21: Muscle Powered will have a booth at Stetina’s Pay Dirt! Interested in volunteering? Sign up here.

May 25: Return of the “Choose your cruise” walk, an exploration of the trails on the east side. This event will begin at 6 p.m. at the 5th Street trailhead. Click on the name of the race to find out more and register!

Choose your cruise — “Dirt Surfing”

Choose your cruise – “Smooth Sailing”

Choose your cruise — “River cruise”

Powered by muscles is a non-profit organization that strives to make Carson City healthier for all citizens, as well as safer and more accessible for biking and walking through education and advocacy, promoting infrastructure suitable for bicycles and pedestrians, and the development and maintenance of recreational pathways throughout the city.

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Maria R. Newman