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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Bike The Woodlands Month kicks off in May with activities and workshops

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (April 19, 2018) – May is recognized as National Bike Month, and for the sixth consecutive year The Woodlands will host a number of activities celebrating the event. The Woodlands Township is a supporter of Bike The Woodlands Coalition’s efforts to create a better community through bicycling, and the events in May offer a prime opportunity for residents to get involved.

There are more than 30 events planned throughout the month of May for riders of all types. Bike to Work Day will take place on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 6:30 to 9 a.m. at Whole Foods Market, 1925 Hughes Landing Blvd. Bike commuters are invited to meet for refreshments and bike commuting information.

Bike The Woodlands Day, a family-friendly event, will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. Exhibitors will include local bike shops, a swap meet, a mountain bike skills course, and more. Bike demonstrations and bicycle safety information will also be offered, including a bike rodeo and helmet fitting by Texas Children's Hospital. This event will include live music, a kids zone and local food vendors.

Other activities throughout the month of May include a relaxed ride around The Woodlands, mountain bike rides, a bike-kayak-bike event, a kids’ fun ride, workshops and more. Helmets are mandatory for all riding events, and registration is strongly encouraged to save a spot for a chosen activity. Register online for events at www.bikethewoodlands.org.

In addition to the co-sponsorship of Bike The Woodlands Coalition and The Woodlands Township, the month-long celebration is made possible by the following generous sponsors: Bicycle World, Bikeland, Bike Lane, Greater Houston Off Road Biking Association, Huntsman, Jones Carter, Repsol, Tile Roofs of Texas, Sun and Ski Sports and Whole Foods Market.

For more information about Bike The Woodlands events for May, including a complete schedule of activities, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/bicycling, www.bikethewoodlands.org, the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bikethewoodlands, Twitter @bikewoodlands and Instagram @bikethewoodlands.

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov or call 281-210-3800.

Photo: Bike The Woodlands Month will include a variety of events for residents, including Bike to Work Day on May 18 and Bike The Woodlands Day on May 19.

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