National Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 16

Thousands to ride their bike to work on Friday, May 16; Ride & Rally with Seattle City

Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Tom Rasmussen

Who: Thousands of people across the region and the state. Seattle City Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Tom Rasmussen.

What: Bike to Work Day presented by F5.

When/Where: Friday, May 16. 6 to 9 a.m.

Contact: Anne-Marije Rook, Communications Director. (208) 870-9406,

Details: On Friday morning, thousands of people across the city, region and state will leave their cars at home and pedal to work. Dozens of Commuter Stations along the way will provide them with encouragement, snacks and swag. And with the weather we’ve been having, we are expecting the biggest Bike to Work Day numbers yet!

Bike to Work Day presented by F5 shows what our streets could look like every day if we continue encouraging and investing in bicycling as transportation.

Ride & Rally with Mike O'Brien and Tom Rasmussen

The ride leaves from the Fremont Bridge at 7:30 a.m. and ends at KEXP where the rally starts at 8. Mike O'Brien and Tom Rasmussen will do a short on-air interview and speak at the rally.

Bike to Work Day After Party
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Velo Bike Shop @ Sixth Avenue and Blanchard in downtown Seattle Roll over for bites and beverages from Tom Douglas Restaurants, tunes from KEXP DJ Greg Vandy and tours of ViaBike and Via6 apartments. Bring your friends and colleagues to celebrate a day of two-wheeled happiness!

Everett Celebration Ride
7:30 to 8 a.m.

Departs from Wall and Oakes Ave for a fun-filled ride to Everett Station. All participants receive a special gift and are eligible to win prizes.

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