Bike to Work Week: May 15 - 21

Please join us in celebrating Bike to Work Week! Midtown Transportation, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, and other partners will be putting on various events throughout the week to help you get around on two wheels! 

Bikes and Breakfast

Bike here to grab free breakfast, play games, and enter to win a bike commuter kit (containing a sweet bike bell, tote bag, water bottle, Midtown socks, and more)! You’ll also be able to learn about upcoming cycling enhancements in the Central Midtown Connection Plan and provide feedback.

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Bike Maintenance 101

Learn how to keep your bike in peak condition, change a tire, perform basic troubleshooting, and dispel common misconceptions. Followed by a Q&A and 1-on-1 consulting with the host (come with questions!). Stick around afterwards to learn about upcoming cycling enhancements in the Central Midtown Connection Plan and provide feedback. RSVP today!

 

Events in Midtown

Event

Date/Time/Location

Host

Bikes and Breakfast

Bike here to grab free breakfast, play games, and enter to win a bike commuter kit (containing a sweet bike bell, tote bag, water bottle, Midtown socks, and more)!

Tuesday, May 17

7:30am - 9:30am

10th St at Charles Allen Dr

Midtown Transportation

Bike Maintenance 101

Learn how to keep your bike in peak condition, change a tire, perform basic troubleshooting, and dispel common misconceptions. Followed by a Q&A and 1-on-1 consulting with the host (come with questions!). RSVP today!

Friday, May 20

12:00pm - 12:40pm

Arts District Plaza (Peachtree St at 15th St)

Midtown Transportation

Ride to Colony Square

Colony Square has become a haven for great food and fun events. That’s why its been called Midtown’s Living room! Friday night’s rides will end here for live music, delicious food, and a FREE beverage courtesy of North American Properties in their swank new food hall.

Friday, May 20

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Inman Park MARTA to Colony Square

Atlanta Cycling Festival

The Queer Ride

Another Festival favorite, the Queer Ride is not only a celebration, but an exploration of Atlanta through a few of the city’s iconic gay bars and their history. Starting at Charles Allen Gate, all are welcome to come and celebrate Atlanta’s LGBTQ culture.

Friday, May 20

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Charles Allen Gate at Piedmont Park to Colony Square

Atlanta Cycling Festival

The Intercontinental Cocktail Ride

Put on your fancy dress or Sunday suit and ride with ACF on a party-paced jaunt to sample cocktails at three of Atlanta’s tastier cocktail bars. Most will be offering a special drink and food specials.

Saturday, May 21

3:30pm - 6:00pm

The Lawrence (905 Juniper St)

Atlanta Cycling Festival

You can find more bike events throughout the city here!

 

Additional Resources

Midtown Bike Routes and Information

Free personalized commute route planning

Follow along as Meredith gets familiar with bike commuting

League of American Bicyclists: Tips and Videos

NPR's Life Kit Podcast Episode: How to Start Bike Commuting

New to bike commuting? Click here to learn how you can earn $5 each day you commute by bike!

Why Bike?

There are many benefits to getting around by bike!

 

Questions about our events? Or about getting around on bike? Let us know at mt@midtownatl.com.