Category: Bike Month

Talking Bikes on the Local News

As part of Bike Month, WHSV talked with Kyle Lawrence about the Coalition’s Bike Everywhere Day and our Mayor’s Bike Ride.

June 9, 2019 0

Mayor’s Bike Ride

We started an annual tradition! Now let’s make sure that every future Harrisonburg Mayor joins us for a bike ride. Mayor Deanna Reed led 60+ riders on a casual cruise around the Friendly City that started and ended in downtown Harrisonburg. After the ride, Mayor Reed even took to the megaphone to tell everyone about…
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June 9, 2019 0

Friday May 1 Costume Bike Parade

Friday, May 1: Costume Bike Parade Kick off Bike Month 2015 in style with the 3rd Annual Costume Bike Parade. Wear a costume, ride a bike. It’ll be a short loop around court square. Helmets are required. Family friendly pace. Meet us at the Turner Pavilion at 5:30.

April 30, 2015 0

Ride of Silence Post-Event Report

Sixty-three riders participated in the SVBC’s Ride of Silence on 15-May at 7PM. Thanks to all who showed up to support this memorial ride for those who have been killed or injured by motor vehicles. The ride left EMU promptly at 7PM as it did from locations all  over the world. The silent procession traversed the street of…
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May 19, 2013 0

Bike Month salutes Pro Tested Gear for fattening Valley wallets

Convenience, charm and cash. Pro Tested Gear adds new layer to the local bike and business community. Ever sold your used gear for more than it cost brand-new? RMH anesthesiologist and cyclist Bob Li did, after stumbling into one of the Valley’s hidden sources of wealth. Seems Bob was chatting to the guy who runs the…
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May 16, 2013 2

Bike to School Day 2013 A Huge Success!

Despite foggy conditions and a looming threat of thunderstorms Wednesday, over 50 students with many more parents, a few teachers and lots of community volunteers, came to Thomas Harrison Middle School (THMS) to celebrate National Bike to School Day.  We had great support from City Council members Charlie Chenault and Richard Baugh, Delegate Tony Wilt,…
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May 10, 2013 2

SVBC Bike Rack Grant is now open!!

SVBC is soliciting applications for the 2013 SVBC Harrisonburg Business Bicycle Rack Grant Program from now through May 25, 2013. SVBC will award up to five grants to local businesses to assist with the purchase and installation of bicycle racks for employees and patrons of the businesses. Businesses located within the city of Harrisonburg are…
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May 7, 2013 1

Bike Month Kickoff: Bike Parade & Film Festival!

Kickoff Bike Month 2013 in proper First Fridays style on May 3 in Downtown Harrisonburg! Grab your favorite costume and get on your bike for the Costume Bike Parade, a slow, safe, family friendly cruise around downtown to celebrate cycling in Harrisonburg.  The parade will be leaving from Turner Pavilion at 6:30PM and finishing at…
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April 18, 2013 0

Volunteers Needed for Pre-Bike Month Kids Events

Cora Metzler-Sawin, Ruby North-Sandel and Ana Hart lead the pack during Thomas Harrison Middle School’s Walk n’ Roll event this fall. Excitement is mounting at local schools as we head into spring. To gear up for this year’s bike month I am looking for volunteers who are interested in helping with a few bike rodeos…
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March 25, 2013 2

Ride of Silence in the Daily News Record and WHSV TV

The SVBC Ride of Silence made it on the DNR and WHSV TV! Check out the WHSV Report and the DNR article: Cycling For Awareness Annual Ride Of Silence One Of Many Events For National Bike Safety MonthBy JEREMY HUNT Daily  News-RecordHARRISONBURG  — Dozens of bicy­clists pedaled their agenda Wednes­day through the streets of Harrison­burg…
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May 17, 2012 0