May is National Bike Month! Celebrate with the Hawaii Bicycling League throughout the month and beyond. In paradise every day is a great day to ride! To volunteer with Bike Month, sign up here!
May 3rd – Wednesday 11:00am
Bike Month Kick-Off and South St Protected Bike Lane Grand Opening
Join Mayor Kirk Caldwell, the City’s bike team, and HBL for a Wednesday May 3rd 11:00am for the grand opening of the South Street Protected Bike Lane and Bike Month kick off! Following the Bike Month proclamation, at 11:30am we’ll officially open South St up with a large group ride. Meet in front of the Honolulu Fire Department Kakaako station at the corner of South St and Queen St.
May 14th – Sunday (Mother’s Day)
8am-12pm – Kapiolani Park – Paki Ave, Picnic Area #27 & #28
This is an international event that happens on Mother’s Day, designed to encourage more females to ride bicycles. All genders welcome! Bikeadelic will be providing FREE bike rentals to the first 5 ladies who need them for a spin around the park! We’ll have free coffee and breakfast snacks for everyone to enjoy, and special edition 2017 Bike Month shirts too for purchase too! Also, we’ll be getting tatted! We’ve got a bunch of sweet CycloFemme temporary tattoos for people to wear proudly. So come out and let’s RIDE! Volunteer here!
May 15th – 21st – Monday – Sunday
Ride Aloha Challenge! Sign Up Here! (via Strava)
May marks the beginning of the 2017 National Bike Challenge with HBL hosting a local challenge week, the RIDE ALOHA CHALLENGE from Monday to Sunday! Log your miles and join in the friendly local competition to see who can ride the most and the furthest! Participate in the week’s events to get entered into prize drawings! Start riding!!
May 15th – 19th – Monday – Friday
Commuter Energizer Stations
Stop by one of our Bicycle Energizer Stations along the way to work (see schedule below)! We’ll be handing out coffee, snacks, and lots of aloha! Join HBL or renew your membership and receive a bike month T-shirt! Volunteer here.
|Monday||7:00AM – 9:00AM||Capitol Bikeway & Punchbowl St|
|4:00PM – 6:00PM||S King St Protected Bike Lane & Pensacola St|
|Tuesday||7:00AM – 9:00AM||Capitol Bikeway & Punchbowl St|
|4:00PM – 6:00PM||Waialae Ave & Palolo Ave|
|Wednesday||7:00AM – 9:00AM||Capitol Bikeway & Punchbowl St|
|4:00PM – 6:00PM||S King St Protected Bike Lane & Keeaumoku St|
|Thursday||7:00AM – 9:00AM||Capitol Bikeway & Punchbowl St|
|4:00PM – 6:00PM||Kapiolani Blvd & McCully St (Ala Wai Community Park)|
|Friday||7:00AM – 9:00AM||Capitol Bikeway & Punchbowl St|
|7:00AM – 9:00AM||South St & Queen St|
|7:00AM – 9:00AM||Bikeadelic- 120 Kaiulani Avenue, Kalakaua & Kaiulani|
|4:00PM – 6:00PM||Bikeadelic- 120 Kaiulani Avenue, Kalakaua & Kaiulani|
May 19th – Friday–
Bike to Work Day Team Challenge – Island of Oahu!
Friday, May 19th is National Bike to Work Day! Share a Bike-to-Work Day group photo of you and your cycling crew to get entered into a prize drawing. Winning group receives (for every rider in your shared photo) free admission into the Aloha Fun Ride or HCR credit ($30 value/credit), free Bike Month shirt, and sticker pack! Post photos on our Facebook or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org on May 19th. Entry must include: point of contact, group name, full name of each rider in photo. Grab your coworkers and get riding!
May 19th – Friday–
Pau Hana Celebration – Aupuni Place, Kaka’ako
Start your Friday night off right with a bicycle themed party! We’ll be projecting bicycle movies, listening to great music and enjoying food. Volunteer here.
May 20th – Saturday
Bike to Every Where! – Take the Day to Ride!
Plan bike trips to…every where! If you go to the beach, the grocery, the post office…why not go by bike? Have something organized in mind? Make sure to post it on our Facebook Bike-to-Every-Where event!
May 21st – Sunday
Wheel World Family Sunday 11am-3pm – Honolulu Museum of Art (Free Admission)
Bring your family to explore a fantastic bike exhibit to celebrate and learn the joys of bicycling.
May 24th – Wednesday
Bike to Lunch Day Island-Wide! Lunch Time!
Bike to Lunch encourages local residents to organize their own rides and make BTL an all-year-round tradition. Get your friends and coworkers together and #BiketoLunch!
May 28th – Sunday (2 events!)
Honolulu Regional Aloha Fun Ride 8:30am – Ala Wai Community Park to Honolulu Zoo
Join the 2.2-mile family-friendly fun ride from Ala Wai Community Park along the Ala Wai Bike Path and the Date Street/Kapahulu Bike Path, concluding at the Honolulu Zoo! Volunteer here.
Bike to the Zoo 9am-2pm – Honolulu Zoo – Monsarrat Ave (Free Admission)
The City & County of Honolulu is offering free admission to all who bike to the zoo! And to make it even better, HBL is providing free bike valet! Enter from the side gate off of Monsarrat Avenue. Volunteer here.
June 03rd – Saturday
Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day 5pm-8pm – Turtle Bay
Partner with a child and show them how to go down those mountainous hills! Fun is awaiting you!
Announcing Bike Month WINNERS!
Thank you to everyone participating in 2017 Bike Month! Congratulations for staying fit during May and bravo to our prize-winners!
Mahalo to our 2017 Bike Month Sponsors!