National Bike Month

posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

May is National Bike Month | Bike Tech | Cedar Falls Tourism

Bike Tech, Cedar Falls

With more than 100 miles of paved, soft and water trails, Cedar Falls prides itself on being a bicycle-friendly community and supporting those who enjoy this activity. Every year, the Cedar Falls Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee plans activities in May, which is designated as National Bike Month.

National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and is celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, it showcases the many benefits of bicycling and encourages more folks to try it.

Throughout May of 2019, activities are planned to promote bicycling in the Cedar Valley and to promote good health for you and the environment, encourage sustainability and economic savings, as well as build a stronger community.


Bike to School Day: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Bike Rodeo for Kids: Saturday, May 11, 2019 

Bike to Work Week: May 13-17, 2019

Bike Anywhere and Everywhere: Monday, May 13, 2019

National Ride of Silence Day: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Bike to Work Day: Friday, May 17, 2019

Ten Life Changing Reasons to Ride a Bike: Monday, May 20, 2019

Bike Independence: How to Maintain and Repair your Bike: Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Events hosted by the Cedar Falls Public Library are sponsored by the Cedar Falls Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the library. 

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A free, upcoming event is Cedar Valley Pedal Fest. This bicycle event is open to the public and takes place July 6 and 7, 2019. Most rides begin at Gateway Park in Cedar Falls. Bike rides for this two-day event include kid-friendly rides, challenging rides and themed rides. There are so many to choose from, you’ll have to participate in more than one!

The Cedar Falls Visitor also has an updated Trails & Recreation Guide (map) available. If you are looking to visit our extensive trail system, simply fill out our Contact Us form and we’ll mail a guide to you so you can start planning your trip to Cedar Falls. The Cedar Valley promotes biking on all types of trails and in all seasons! 

For more information about the Cedar Falls Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, follow them on Facebook @CedarFallsBicyclePedestrianAdvisoryCommittee as well as @CedarValleyBiketoWork.

To find more information about our trail conditions and registered trail events, please also visit the Cedar Trails Partnership website and follow them on Facebook @CedarTrails

Cedar Valley Cyclists is an active, local bicycling organization that promotes safe, social, and inclusive bicycling activities for people of all ages and abilities. During Bike to Work Week 2019, visit their Facebook event page to find how you can be entered to win prizes, simply for riding your bike to work. 

For more information about Things to Do, Places to Eat & Drink and Places to Stay while you’re in Cedar Falls, feel free to contact the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 800-845-1955 or stop in and see us at 6510 Hudson Road.

We’d be happy to help!

Thank you to Samantha Steffensmeier for her guest blog post! 

May is National Bike Month | Cedar Falls Tourism

Updated from original post on 4/27/18

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