Cleveland Heights City Council declared May Bike Month at the April 16 council meeting.
There are several events scheduled throughout the month to encourage Cleveland Heights residents to get out of their cars and onto their bikes.
- May 9 is National Bike to School Day
- The Heights Bicycle Coalition and the Cleveland Heights Historical Society will sponsor a free lecture and bike tour of the neighborhoods listed on the National Register of Historic Places at 10 a.m. May 12 at .
- Cleveland Heights will join hundreds of other cities internationally May 16 for the Ride of Silence, which honors those killed or injured while biking. Cyclists will ride from University Heights through Cleveland Heights and down to University Circle.
- The Heights Bicycle Coalition will give bicycle commuters free coffee (from ) and snacks near the intersection of Edgehill and Overlook roads during morning rush hour May 18.
- The coalition will also collaborate with the and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District to organize bike rodeo May 25 at .
For more information, visit the Heights Bicycle Coalition's website.
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