Great news! We’re on Amazon Smile. What is this you ask? Well, it’s a great way to support local non-profits like us when you do your online shopping with Amazon. How does it work? The charity you pick is supported from every purchase order by Amazon. They contribute 0.5% toward our good work for bicyclingRead more about Support Us Through Amazon Smile[…]
As the holiday season approaches, Bike Miami Valley would like to bring people around the region together for a celebration at the next Regional Advocacy Social. Save the date: Wednesday, December 14 @ Paddy’s Irish Pub 953 S. Main St., Centerville, 7:00PM – 8:00PM Bicycling enthusiasts, club members, road racers, and friends – all are welcome.Read more about Join Us: Regional Advocacy Social[…]
It’s that time of year again, election season. Here at Bike Miami Valley are encouraging people to VOTE! In order for you do that and become informed on the issues that matter to those who travel by bicycle, we’re distributing our 2nd Bicyclists Guide to Voting for our membership area in four counties: Montgomery, Miami,Read more about Get Your Bicyclists Guide to Voting Here![…]
Tom Helbig was nominated for June’s Cyclist of the Month…. Why? Because he rode a bike 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics, that’s why!!! A quote from Tom in February during his trip to the Adventure Cycling Association, “Absolutely loving the Southern Tier Route! Thanks for creating thisRead more about Cyclist of the Month: Tom Helbig[…]
Recently, Strongtowns.org had two really, really good articles about designing streets for more than just car travel. And at Bike Miami Valley, this is something we think about…A LOT, so we’re sharing this info with you. The first article “Engineers Should Not Design Streets” has some great points about the difference between roads and streets andRead more about Designing Streets For People…A Crazy Idea[…]
Riding your bike to the Yellow Springs Street Fair, Saturday, June 11th? Well, no excuse not to go by bike with FREE Bike Valet Parking right off the trail! Bike parking areas at large festivals are essential to get more people riding. Our volunteers will park your bike & watch it while you enjoy the festivalRead more about This Weekend: Yellow Springs Street Fair Bike Valet Parking[…]
Visit our Facebook event for more details HERE.
New this spring, Bike Miami Valley is offering education programs for adults interested but concerned about replacing short car trips with a bike ride. Did you know that over 40% of trips made in the United States are less than 3 miles, accoding to PeopleforBikes.org? That means there are plenty of opportunities to get active,Read more about Adult Cycling Education programs[…]
Spring has arrived (along with a little snow), and so has a fresh new look for the Bike Miami Valley website. Stayed tuned as we modernize the site and do a little Spring cleaning along the way.
Nominate your favorite bicycling advocate or advocacy group! Do you know someone or a cycling advocacy group in your community who is committed to making every day “Bike to Work Day”? Does this person or group epitomize and actualize the health, environmental, social and economic benefits of bicycling? Do you know a cycling enthusiast orRead more about Advocacy Award![…]