May is Bike Month and San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is celebrating with a full month of programming. San Francisco has an extensive bike network. If you’re an avid cyclist or have taken an interest after taking a NEMA Public Bikes out for a cruise around town – May is your month.

With so many bike-friendly spots to explore in San Francisco, there's no better time to take a NEMA bike out for a spin this spring. Grab your helmet and hit the road! Here are a few of the many activities zooming around this month and beyond:

Art and Climate Ride with Mykalle Bielinski, May 5. Join an Art & Climate Ride along San Francisco’s iconic waterfront. Starting at Cupid’s Span, ride 4.5 miles, with stops along the way, ending at the Wave Organ.

Intro to Biking with Bay Wheels, May 6. This is a great online class for people who already know how to bike but are considering bicycling more in the city, joining Bay Wheels, or looking to brush up on city riding skills.

Bike to Wherever Day 2024, May 16. Bike to Wherever Day is San Francisco’s favorite biking holiday. Join people all over the city in riding your bike to get to wherever you need to go – or just for fun! Check out the map here and plan your BTWD. There is a stop right outside the SFBike office at 1720 Market Street from 7:30am-6pm, just 0.5 miles from NEMA.

Want to venture out on your own? The SF Bike Map & Walking Guide shows you everything you need to know to find your way around San Francisco on bike. This map indicates the grade of streets so you can avoid the steepest hills. Plus, the Bike Map shows you where the bike shops are and what type of bikeway is on each street. Purchase a map for $4, or get one for free by becoming a member.

Bike Security and Locking. Learn how to keep your bike safe and secure using precautionary measures and proper locking techniques, and explore steps you can take if your bike is stolen.

Bicycle Law. Learn the Rules of the Road and how to pedal safely and legally in San Francisco. Plus, what to do if you’re involved in a crash with a Crash Checklist.

Bikes & Transit. Combining bikes and transit is a great way to travel around the Bay Area. Learn the rules for bringing your bike on BART, Muni and Caltrain. Transit Bike Parking.

Want to take your ride inside? NEMA’s 7,000-square-foot fitness center offers an innovative approach to health and wellness founded on the latest exercise science research. Take a spin at the Spin Studio featuring Matrix Spin cycling bikes and a 75” Screen. Your indoor cycling class will consist of a high-intensity workout fit for all fitness levels and will combine cardio and endurance within a 50-minute calorie-crunching session. NEMA always features onsite bike storage, rental, and repair.

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