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Finish Strong

We're in the final leg of Bike Month. It's time to buckle down and finish strong. There's just a few days left to ride your bike and log your miles (although you can keep riding all year long). So there's still time to go for a ride and help add to our total miles. The three-day weekend is the perfect time to get your friends and family together for a group ride. Don't forget to log any and every bike mile you ride, and we'll see you on the other side.

Ride Your Bike to Work on Friday, May 19

National Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 19. It's the perfect day to combine your love of biking with your "love" of working. Get some coworkers together and make it a pedal party!

In Fresno, the Fresno County Bicycle Coalition will be setting up energizer stations with snacks and drinks to keep you going on your ride. From 6:30 to 8:30 a.m., the stations will be at Tower Theatre (Wishon & Olive), Manchester Mall (Shields & Blackstone, near the Caltrans office), the corner of Alluvial & Fresno (near Kaiser), and Mariposa Mall (Downtown, between O and P Streets).

Wherever you are in the Valley, we hope you'll ride to work on Friday.

Challenge Another Team

If you want to make Bike Month a team sport, just create a team on your profile page. If your friends have already created a team for you to join, select it from the dropdown list. Teams can have as many members as you want, so invite everyone you know!

Once you're on a team, track your overall progress on the team challenge page. There you can see the total miles ridden, the type of miles, and the average per rider.

For more excitement, challenge another team directly. If you're the leader of your team, you can challenge another team via the "Challenge a Team" page. Then you can track your head-to-head progress on the My Challenges page.

So get going. Bike Month is more fun with friends!

Compete Against Other Employers

Want to compete against other employers? Be sure to select your employer when registering for CVBM. That way you'll be able to track how many miles your coworkers ride, as well as compare your miles to other companies.

Need to edit or add your employer? Just go to your profile editing page. Then check out your stats at the Employer Challenge page. Follow along all month long to see who's in the top spot!

Register Students

Register students to challenge, and track riding by, different schools and colleges. 

If Your Child Is a Student

If you have a child who likes to ride you can register them under your main user account. Go to EDIT PROFILE and click ADD/EDIT STUDENTS near the top. Click "Add a Student or Group of Students..." There you can register your child (choose "Individual"), their school, and their teacher. Once you have your child registered, when your click to LOG MILES, you can select them in the NAME dropdown. Any miles they log will also be logged to their school which you can see listed under the CHALLENGES link. It's a great way to get kids riding and our local schools participating in creating healthier students!

If You Are a Student

If you are a high school or college student, you can register yourself as a student under your own user account. Go to EDIT PROFILE and click ADD/EDIT STUDENTS near the top. Click "Add a Student or Group of Students..." There you can register yourself (choose "Self"), your school, and your teacher (if applicable). Once you have yourself registered, when your click to LOG MILES, any miles you log will also be logged to your school which you can see listed under the CHALLENGES link. 

Welcome to CVBM!

Welcome to Central Valley Bike Month! Central Valley Bike Month adds a whole new dimension to Bike Month in Fresno, Merced, Madera, Tulare, and Kings Counties. Our goal is to unite all the different cities and counties of the region, and their events, as we work together to show that bicycling is a fun, viable mode of transportation.

Explore the site, log your miles, challenge friends, and enjoy the ride.

MILLION MILE CHALLENGE

Everyone in the region can log their miles in the Million Mile Challenge, as we ride toward a collective one million miles during the month of May. It's all going down right here at the all-new CVBikeMonth.com, where you can log your Bike Month miles and challenge others.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Do you already have Bike Month events planned? Great! All local events will continue as planned, and our site serves as a calendar for everyone's Bike Month events across the Valley. So wherever you are, you'll know what's going on everywhere else.

SPREAD THE WORD

Be sure to follow us on social media for more news and chances to win prizes throughout the month. We're on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram -- @cvbikemonth. We hope you like what we've been working on for Central Valley Bike Month.

Thanks for riding!

Central Valley Bike Month is a project of the Bike Happy Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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