There are soooooo many great reasons to keep rolling!! We can keep healthy, invigorated, and happy with bike riding in the fresh air, OR at home!* We can keep ourselves and others safe and healthy with vigilant social distancing.
Humboldt Bike Challenge 2020
and the National Bike Challenge ride on.
Register and start logging your miles/days/trips on MAY 1, 2020....or right now!
(Yes! You can log miles manually--No app required)
Find yourself on leader boards in the RESULTS tab.
Here’s how you can share National Bike Month with others this May:
Go for a ride—solo! Take a photo and share it on your Bike Challenge profile page (or social media) and show the world that #BikesUnite
Take a picture of yourself and your bike
Challenge your friends to a photo contest - who can take the best photo of their bike leaning next to a tree?
Create a scavenger hunt in your community and help people discover local sights
Take a selfie in front of your favorite small businesses
Join the Humboldt Bike Challenge to log your miles, share your photos & posts, and see how people across the country are united by biking.
The BIKE MONTH HUMBOLDT COALITION will kick back in gear for Bike Month group events in September! Every month is bike month.
National Bike Week is postponed to September, and National Bike-to-Work Day will coincide with Car Free Day, September 22, 2020.
Who to beat.... Last year's participating riders
2019 Bike Challenge final tallies for teams as well as riders ranked by days AND miles ridden in May, 2019. Congrats to all, and especially to the overall winners:
Most Days + Miles Ridden in May: Zeke Smith (31 days, 905 Miles)
Most Miles Ridden: Bob Ornelas (1,536 miles) & Katherine Bettis (906 miles)
Most Commute Days: Adam Dick (24 days, 219 Miles)
Most Bicycle Trips: Lacey Comer (109 trips, 644 miles)
Winning Team: Upper East Sliders (Final Score per rider: 841 points)
Links to BIKE MONTH HUMBOLDT's' Facebook and Instagram. **[The BMH Coalition is wary of using facebook, but we are in a quandary about what a decent substitute would be. When you use the social media giants, be aware of the prevailing business model: to gather data about users relentlessly so they can sell it to advertisers and other buyers.]**