|Bike Month 2013|
The Centre Region Bicycle Coalition (CRBC) and the State College Area School District Physical Education Department (SCASD-PE), in conjunction with the State College Cycling Club (SC3), the Nittany Mountain Bicycling Association (NMBA), Rock Hill School at Linden Hall, The Womenâ€™s Adventure Club, and the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) are joining together to celebrate and support Bike Month in the Centre Region during May, 2013.
Apr 26 â€“ Bike Information Table at PSUâ€™s Allen St. Gate
Stop by the table and pick up maps, bicycle registration information and lots more!
Apr 26 - May 11 â€“ Bicycle Photo Scavenger Hunt
Individuals, pairs and teams of 3 to 5 riders will be given a list of 50 destinations around town to bike to and photograph between April 26 & May 11. Try to get all participants, their bikes AND their helmets to appear in each photo of each destinationâ€™s sign. List of locations and map will be posted on Thursday, April 25 (evening) in this article (CLICK HERE FOR LIST) and the SCASD-PE website (http://www.scasd.org/Page/215). No sign-ups or registration needed.
Bring your prints, camera or camera phone with pictures on it, to the Bicycle Extravaganza at Mount Nittany Middle School on Saturday, May 11 at 3pm for validation â€“ remember, each photo must include helmets to be valid. A top prize will be awarded in each category (single, pairs, teams) for the most locations ridden to and photographed. Also, a raffle ticket will be given to each individual for every 5 locations. Raffle tickets can be used in drawings for various other prizes. Have fun exploring the SC area with your family and friends. All ties will be broken by coin toss.
May 1-31 â€“ Elementary School Bicycling Activities
Elementary students will be issued â€śBicycle Calendarsâ€ť at their schools. They will color in a spoke for every day that they ride their bicycle at least 15 minutes. If that accumulates to 20 days or more during the month of May, they may bring their calendar to their PE teacher. A prize drawing will be held for eligible students.
Individual schools will be offering a variety of bicycling events during the month of May as well. Corl Street Elementary will celebrate Bike Day on May 22 (rain date May 23) at 3 pm, with a Bicycle Tour de Corl Street supervised ride for students, faculty and interested family members. This will be about four mile ride through the Holmes-Foster and Greentree neighborhoods starting and ending at the school.
May 4 - Linden Loop Bicycle Ride
Join us as we support the work to restore and maintain historic Rock Hill School. Register at 11:30. Ride at 12:30. Two rides are offered, a five mile recreational/family ride and a twenty eight mile supported ride, starting and finishing at 111 Linden Hall Road, near Boalsburg. Cost to register is $20.00 Website for the event: http://rockhillschoolatlindenhall.blogspot.com
May 6-10 â€“ High School Bike to School Week
Students will be encouraged to ride to and from the high school during the entire week.
May 6-10 Middle School Bike to School Rides
Battle of the Bikes at the area middle schools: More info will be provided on the schoolsâ€™ websites:
May 9 NMBA Beginner Mountain Bike Rides
Beginner mountain bike rides will start May 9, Thursday evenings at 6pm in the Galbraith Gap parking lot.
May 10 SC3 and the Womenâ€™s Adventure Club Fun Formal Flat Ride
6pm-7:15pm meet at
May 11 Bike Rides and Bike Extravaganza
at Mount Nittany Middle School (rain or shine!)
Community Bike Rides from Mount Nittany Middle School Parking Lot
Bike Festival at Mount Nittany Middle School Parking Lot (3-4 PM)
May 10-12 Bike to Worship
Bike to your favorite worship service May 10, 11 or 12. It's a great way to get in touch with the wonders of creation (even rain is a wonder after all), do something emission-free for the earth, and care for your body as well.
May 17 â€“ National Bike to Work Day
Join our crusade for a happier, healthier, greener community and ride to work!!! CRBC has a list of local cyclists who will help you figure out the best route for you to commute in to work. These Bike-to-Work Mentors are listed at http://centrebike.org.
May 17-19 Dirt Ragâ€™s Dirt Fest at Raystown
Dirt Rag's annual celebration of bikes, presented by SCOTT Sports, Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake, Pa, 30 plus miles of singletrack bliss.. Dirt Fest is a gathering to promote the mountain bicycling community in an environment of inclusion not based around ability, but rather hearty spirit for adventure, festivity, and camaraderie.
May 28 â€“ SC3 and the Womenâ€™s Adventure Club Ice Cream Ride
Tuesday May 28th at 6pm. Meet at Bernel Road Park for SC3â€™s regular Tuesday ride , stopping at Berkey Creamery on campus mid-ride.
June 8 Happy Valley Biking Race Rothrock
Rothrock TrailMix, proceeds benefit NMBA. More info at http://www.happyvalleybiking.com/
Bike Month Sponsors:
ÂBicycle Scavenger Hunt, List of Parks: