This September is Electric Bike Month
Bike Month is generally in Could, however as a result of COVID-19 most of the deliberate actions had been cancelled as we stayed safer at dwelling. So this 12 months Metro might be celebrating Bike Month in September, and Journey a Bike Day will happen on Sept. 22 (which additionally occurs to be World Automobile Free Day). We’ll offer digital bike security lessons, in addition to self-guided bike rides, that can assist you profit from Bike Month and get round safely.
Earlier than heading out on a journey, be sure that to overview the next:
- Ensure that your bicycle is in good working situation. Verify the tire air strain and ensure the opposite parts resembling brakes, handlebars, chain, seat, and many others. are correctly safe and adjusted
- Comply with the principles of the highway by driving within the course of visitors and obeying cease indicators and lights
- Gear up with a helmet, gloves and face masks. Be seen with entrance and tail lamps
- Benefit from the recent air and keep in mind to greet others from a secure distance (not less than 6 toes)
- Seek the advice of the LA Metro Bike Map for bike infrastructure closures
- Don ‘t be distracted by units
- Brush up on bike “How to Ride” tutorials on Metro ‘s YouTube channel
For those who don’t at present personal a motorcycle, Metro Bike Share provides handy round the clock entry to a fleet of bicycles for brief journeys, accessible 24/7, three hundred and sixty five days a 12 months in Los Angeles County.
Take a look at the next digital occasions:
Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training
(BEST) Program proceed to supply FREE digital lessons. Select from
quite a lot of bike subjects together with primary bike repairs,
guidelines of the highway, and different tricks to bike safely in your
neighborhood. Some lessons may also be accessible in Spanish. Attendees
are inspired to take part from the consolation of your individual
properties, so we will all proceed to follow secure bodily distancing.
As soon as registered additional directions for connecting by way of a
digital platform might be despatched. RSVP for an upcoming class here.
and do a self-guided bike journey! BEST Program Companions have
designed a sequence of self-guided bike rides all through L.A. County
combining straightforward, enjoyable, and family-friendly bike rides
with information and tidbits about L.A.’s historical past, setting,
landmarks, and different factors of curiosity. Journey at your
individual tempo, put on a face overlaying, follow bodily distancing,
and get to know your neighborhood in an entire new method! Join here to obtain extra Self-Guided Journey data.
Through the month of September, we’re providing the next Metro Bike Share promotions:
Get a 30-Day Cross for $1: Use the promo code RIDESEPTEMBER on-line or within the Metro Bike Share app to redeem. TAP customers can redeem this supply by taptogo.net.
Play Bike Month Bingo: The primary 50 individuals to to get BINGO will obtain a Metro Bike Share hip pack. One fortunate winner will get a free 365-Day Cross on us! Obtain the Bingo board here.
Lastly, a reminder: don’t overlook to scrub your fingers earlier than and after each journey, preserve bodily distance between your self and others whereas utilizing stations and whereas driving, and put on a masks whereas in public. Journey safely!