(Dublin, OH) In Dublin and across the nation, May is Bike Month, a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling, and encourage more people to give bicycling a try.
In recognition of Bike Month, the City will host a free biking event for the community Saturday, May 5, 12 – 3 p.m. at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, featuring:
- Two-mile bike ride with Dublin City Council, Dublin Police Bike Unit and Dublin Bicycle Ambassadors
- Information tents from local biking organizations
- Bike repair demonstrations
- Safety resources and tips
- Bike donation station
- Free refreshments
The bike ride with Dublin City Council members will take place at 2 p.m., departing from the event. Participants should bring their own bike. Helmets for use during the ride will be provided while supplies last.
Franklinton Cycle Works will be accepting donated bicycles for their Earn-a-Bike program for the homeless and working poor, or for sale to supplement shop expenses. They also accept bike helmets, locks, lights and other bike components or accessories.
About Bicycling in Dublin
The League of American Bicyclists has named the City of Dublin a Bicycle Friendly Community in recognition of Dublin’s commitment to bicycling through investment in promotion, educational programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.
The City of Dublin encourages biking through ongoing safety education for cyclists, motorists and pedestrians as well as 130+ miles of paths connecting parks, neighborhoods and businesses. For resources including safety information and maps, visit dublinohiousa.gov/bike.