National Bike to Work Day - May
Fri, May 19, 2023

National Bike to Work Day

National Bike to Work Day is a great opportunity to take care of your health and improve the environment. Cycle your bike to work!

The History

Most people lead a sedentary lifestyle. Cars, motorcycles, and buses pollute the environment. There is a way to change everything for the better – riding bicycles to work. Bike to Work Day was established in 1956 to promote all these benefits. The founder was the League of American Bicyclists.

Active participants of the holiday call for a complete change of cars to bicycles. Such changes will help improve human health and make improve the environment. They urge doing it every day. But if you do not dare to make such changes, try it on National Bike to Work Day.

Interesting Facts

  1. A bicycle is the most environmentally friendly transport.
  2. Cyclists cut their gasoline consumption by a billion liters a year.
  3. In developed countries, rich people ride bicycles 2.5 times more often than poor people do.
  4. Aurumania makes the most expensive bikes. They cover them with a thin gold layer and decorate with Swarovski crystals.
  5. In Switzerland, a bicycle has been created that has reached speeds up to 100 km/hour.
  6. In 1884, Englishman Thomas Stevens circumnavigated the globe by bicycle.

When is National Bike to Work Day celebrated in 2023?

National Bike to Work Day is observed the third Friday in May.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday May 19 2023
Friday May 17 2024
Friday May 16 2025

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