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national bike monthSince 1956, National Bike Month has inspired millions of people to dust off their bike and put it to good use. This celebration takes place for the entire month of May – honing in on week three with Bike to Work Week (May 14 – 18). So, how can you take part in the celebration? Check out a few ideas:

Show Your Bike Some Love

There’s no better time to replace old parts or simply spruce up your bike than right before National Bike Month. Bike Thomson has handlebars, seatposts, stems, and everything in between. Or, if you want to replace your bike completely, check out the incredible Thomson Elite 275 Bike.

Get Friends & Family Involved

Cycling can be an intense workout or a leisure activity depending on your mood. But, in both cases, riding your bike is most fun when you involve friends and family! National Bike Month is the perfect opportunity to encourage your family to start exercising or challenge your friends to increase their bike mileage.

Spread the Word

If you use social media, you can use it to get people excited about National Bike Month! For the weeks leading up to it, share fun facts, pictures, and celebratory ideas to get people pumped. You could even create an event or outing to turn talk into action.

So, why are people so enthused about National Bike Month? Because it’s an opportunity to share an incredible and beneficial pastime! Not only is it a fun hobby, great workout, and social activity, it also has plenty of benefits. Check out a few:

  • Facilitates weight loss
  • Strengthens muscles
  • Releases endorphins
  • Improves heart health

Are you ready to take part in National Bike Month? Make sure you and your bike are ready for the month-long celebration. Shop Bike Thomson products today!