As a Biketober partner, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is collaborating with Georgia Commute Options to encourage Atlanta's commuters to swap their cars for bikes during October as a way to reduce our city's carbon emissions and traffic congestion. The Atlanta Bike Challenge is designed to get you, your friends, family, and colleagues to experience the joys and benefits of riding a bike. It is a fun, free, and friendly competition packed with prizes and incentives, including the chance to win a free Edison Bike. 

Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's mission is to transform Atlanta into a more livable, accessible city by making biking equitable, safe, and appealing. Through advocacy, education, and our signature program, Atlanta Streets Alive, we work to make Atlanta streets safe for all. We're excited to support your team and workplace in preparation for Biketober. 

Here are a few easy ways you can participate in #Biketober:

  1. Sign-up to participate in The Atlanta Bike Challenge. Have some fun with friends and coworkers, and win some great prizes. Register as an individual or a part of a team by Monday, September 30, for a chance to win a free Edison Bike.
  2. Become a Biketober Champion at your workplace and amplify the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition as a resource for group class opportunities, bike parking services, and other employer programs such as business membership. Sign-up as a Biketober Champion today.

  3. Schedule a free City Cycling class to tune-up safety skills, enhance confidence biking on city streets, and have fun socializing with other people who bike. See the schedule of classes below and sign-up as an individual participant or a team. 

  4. Schedule a free Hack Your Commute Lunch-n-Learn for your organization (workplace, church, school, community organization, etc.) to motivate employee participation in Biketober and learn helpful tips on commuting to work by bicycle.

    Hack Your Commute Lunch-n-Learn

  5. Have a team warm-up ride at Atlanta Streets Alive:Southwest, September 29. The street is closed to cars from Cascade Avenue, east to Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, and Georgia Avenue. We've got 3.4 miles for you or your team to warm up and prepare for Biketober. Join us for Atlanta Streets Alive:Southwest.

  6. Share the #Biketober excitement on social media.  Use the #Biketober and #BikeRacksYeah hashtags to show us your participation and places you access bike parking.  It’ll help others that opt to take a spin on two wheels find places to ride, rest, and socialize.

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