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The month of May is National Bike Month. National Bike to Work Day takes place on the third Friday in May.

A growing number of various bicycle-related events will be held in communities nationwide during National Bike Month which includes National Bike To Work Day.

In the United States, from the year 2000 to 2011, the number of bicycle commuters grew by more than 47 percent.

National Bike to Work Day promotes the bicycle as a healthy and safe alternative for commuting to work.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Use #BikeToWorkDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

National Bike to Work Day originated in 1955 by the League of American Bicyclists and is endorsed by the American Medical Association.

source: NationalDayCalendar.com

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