- Margie Suozzo
May is Bike Month!
Los Altos has officially proclaimed that MAY IS BIKE MONTH!
So Many Biking Activities and Events! Roll Your Way Through May
NOW THEREFORE, the City of Los Altos hereby proclaims May 2023 as Bike Month, asking our residents to join in to support bicycling, to participate in the events planned and urging all road users to share the road safely with bicyclists
May 3 - National Bike and Roll to School Day
Keep an eye out for the over 1200 Los Altos students who bicycle each day to and from school. Why bike, roll and walk? Learn more here.
May 13 - Los Altos Family Bike Day
Sign up here.
This is the second edition of this family-friendly biking event. The event includes guided bike rides in Los Altos and energizer stations with the ever-popular blender bike, snacks and swag. The bike rides starting in both North and South Los Altos will be between 4 and 6 miles and will show participants how to navigate their neighborhood streets, including safe street crossings and some secret cut-throughs. You’ll also review the rules of the road and practice some bike skills.
May 18 - Bay Area Bike to Work Day
Pledge to pedal with us here.
Keep an eye out for the over 1000 bicyclists riding through Los Altos. The Bicycle Outfitter (at 963 Fremont Ave, Los Altos) will host an Energizer Station!
May 18 – 20 - Bike to Wherever Days
Pledge to Ride Wherever here,
Join thousands of Bay Area residents in celebration of the humble bicycle. Cities across San Mateo and Santa Clara counties have a friendly competition: the city with the greatest number of riders to pledge (counted in relation to population) wins the prestigious Silicon Valley Cities Pedal Power Challenge award. Let’s put Los Altos in the lead!
May 19 - Downtown Los Altos Bike n’ Dine
Team up with family, friends, and neighbors to experience the joy and freedom of biking to Downtown Los Altos while exploring its wonderful dining opportunities. Once you arrive Downtown, visit our event hub at Veterans Community Plaza (junction of Main and State Streets). We'll have music, activities for children, and you can safely park your bike at our "bike valet" while you explore the vibrant downtown area on foot. We'll also share event swag including exclusive dining discounts and offers from downtown restaurants. It's the perfect opportunity to enjoy Los Altos dining while doing your part to help reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions.