Virtual Bike Month Kickoff Event To Feature Mayor Todd Gloria As Keynote Speaker

To celebrate the start of Bike Month, the San Diego Bike Coalition will host a virtual event open to the public. Bike Month Kickoff, which will be held virtually over Facebook and YouTube Live, will walk people through the many events and bike-themed challenges hosted during the month of May.

The event will feature Mayor Todd Gloria as a keynote speaker as well as several guest speakers from the bike community. Participants can also take part in the Bike Month raffle for a chance to win several prizes.

The Bike Coalition wants everyone to know about the many benefits of biking on health and quality of life. This kickoff event invites people of all ages to safely learn about and join in on the events and bike-themed challenges happening during Bike Month.

Program

●      Welcome from Bike Coalition Executive Director Andy Hanshaw
●      Keynote from San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria
●      Love to Ride Challenge – A quick how-to with Bike Coalition Program’s Director Sylvie Froncek
●      Ride Anywhere Week – Information on the event from SANDAG
●      Message from Nelson Vails, Olympic Silver Medalist
●      Bike Month guest speakers:
o   Eliot Jackson, Grow Cycling Foundation Founder and Former World Cup Downhill Racer
o   Susie Murphy, San Diego Mountain Biking Association Executive Director
o   Terry Esau, Free Bikes 4 Kids Founder
●      Unveiling of the 2021 Bike Month t-shirt
●      Bike Month raffle (buy your raffle tickets now!)
●      Closing ceremony

Additional Information

●      Organization: San Diego Bike Coalition
●      Date/Time: May 1 at 5PM, PST

See you there….and stay healthy, San Diego!