Celebrate the rhythm of bicycling with HBL throughout the month of May–with a kiss of April. We’re featuring a variety of fun and informative events you’ll not want to miss!
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Get your bikes in tune to rock and roll anywhere from 50 kilometers to 500 over these ten days. Bike for fun, prizes, swag and more. Aid stations and packet pickup are back! Learn more and register now.
More information at: HBL.org/MeleMetricCentury
We’re putting together a head to head showdown to find out who is the Fastest Flat Fixer on O‘ahu. If you think you’re pretty handy wielding a set of tire levers and a pump, you need to be here! This exciting event will kick off HBL’s brand new Academy of Bicycling, and serve as the qualifier event for the “FASTEST FLAT FIXER Championship” on May 22nd. There will also be a Fix-a-Flat workshop offered for no charge for those building up their mechanic abilities. Come to compete, come to learn, or come just for the pure entertainment! #GetPumped
More information at: HBL.org/FastestFlatFixer
Who will take the most trips on a Biki the week of May 10-May 16? Biki to win a hip HBL Mele of Bicycling trophy to be awarded at HBL’s celebratory Awards Show on May 22. Biki to work, Biki for fun–it all adds up! With 135 Biki Stops arrayed across urban Honolulu, you’re sure to find plenty of reasons to hop on a Biki. Hip Hop Hurray!
More information at: HBL.org/HipHopBikiStop
MELE OF BICYCLING AWARDS SHOW
FASTEST FLAT FIXER Championship & Kazoo Khorus
May 22 (Saturday)
Come celebrate the Mele of Bicycling recognition and awards show, we’ll have the Metric Century Competitive Challenge winners, the Fastest Flat Fixer Championship, announce the Hip Hop Biki Stop winner and have a special kazoo khorus led by a maestra. More details to come.
#SafeUs 3-FEET RIDE
May 23 (Sunday)
Many motorists don’t know it’s the law that bicyclists must be given at least 3 feet of clearance when passing. We’re gonna make sure they know! Mele Metric Century register riders are already signed up. Join us and receive a special bike sign to place on your bike and be part of an attention-getting event.
More information at: HBL.org/SafeUs3FeetRide
How You Can Support
We really just want to see you out there riding! But if you can’t bike with us in May, or want to go the extra mile (because you’re extra awesome of course), we would love your support in the form of helping as a volunteer, renewing or joining as a HBL member, or making a donation to keep the music of bicycling alive in the islands!
Help in the office, on the road, or at the event(s). Volunteers make things happen – mahalo!
Do you support safer streets or ride a bicycle? Join as a member with HBL today.
Make a tax-deductible contribution for safer streets & better bicycling in Hawai‘i.
Other Bicycling Events in May:
Can’t get enough biking and looking for even more cycling events in Hawai‘i? Check out these events hosted by our cycling partners:
May on the Mountain – Organized by Bicycle Racing Kaua‘i
Entire month of May
Mālaekahana Virtual Time Trial – Organized by Hawaii Triathlon Center
Maui Memorial Ride – Organized by Maui Bicycling League