Did you know that June 3 is World Bicycle Day? That’s Right! World Bicycle Day is a chance for people around the world to celebrate the many types of bike riding available. No matter where you live, you can help celebrate the joy of riding. According to Wikipedia.com:
In April 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as World Bicycle Day. The resolution for World Bicycle Day recognizes “the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transport.”
How can you celebrate?
We found some great ideas on how you can celebrate this day at daysoftheyear.com:
- donate to a cycle scheme. Many nonprofits are looking for ways to increase the number of bicycles that people use in developing countries. Many view it as a cheap solution that makes transporting food and water around much more manageable.
- you can cycle to work, college or school, on your bicycle instead of using the car
- encourage other people to use their bicycles to get around town by sharing World Cycle Day hashtags on social media
- consider lobbying to local government to improve cycle and pedestrian mobility in the city. Attend a meeting in the area to voice concerns and recommendations for making bicycling around town easier and more accessible to those in the community.
No matter how you choose to celebrate this day, consider grab your mountain bike, road bicycle, cruiser bicycle or tandem bike and get out there and enjoy some riding! 🚴🏽 🚴🏽 🚴🏽