Bike Month (May)

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Check out the winners of the 2023 Bike Everywhere Challenge including the Bike Month Team Leaderboard results!

Get Ready for Bike Month

This spring, Pierce Trips invites you to hop on your bike to destinations like work, school, the library, park, or store. 

Looking for some guidance? You can find bicycle commuting guides, bike maps, bike parking tips, bike events and more at  

Pierce Trips is hosting the Bike Everywhere Challenge, May 1-31, encouraging folks to log their bicycle trips on the Pierce Trips Calendar at You can participate as an individual or form a bike team with your friends or coworkers. Those who take and log at least 10 bike trips in the Pierce Trips Calendar are automatically entered to win prizes, including gift cards for individuals, and a pizza party for the top performing bike teams. 

To join the Bike Everywhere Challenge, create an account or login to the Pierce Trips Calendar and log your bike trips during May. 

Keep an eye out for Bike Month events at and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated.

2023 BM Poster - with Bike Swap

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Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the University of Puget Sound, Thompson Hall parking lot on North Union Avenue and North 14th Street, Tacoma.

The Bike Swap is back! The Bike Swap is a FREE family-friendly community event put on by Pierce Trips in partnership with the City of Tacoma and Downtown on The Go, where anyone can sell or buy used bicycles and bicycle parts. 

Learn more here.

What is your favorite reason for riding a bike?

  • Ride with others and wave to neighbors
  • Enjoy fresh air, take in the scenery, smell the flowers and hear the birds
  • Mode of choice for getting around town
  • Leave the stress behind
  • Exercise

Looking for opportunities to ride your bike? 

Check out our Events Calendar, or find your next community bike ride among these local bicycling groups:

Celebrate Bike Month with Tacoma Public Libraries

The Tacoma Public Library (TPL) team has curated a list of ebooks you can check out to sharpen your cycling know-how or get inspired for your next ride!

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