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Group rides, education, and repair clinics dot calendar throughout month of May to promote cycling.

PMG FILE PHOTO - The city of Gresham has a lot of events on the calendar to celebrate Mays Bike MonthFrom group rides and learning opportunities to repair sessions, East Multnomah County has plenty of activities to celebrate National Bike Month.

With more than 117 miles of bike lanes throughout Gresham and popular routes like the Springwater Corridor Trail, Gresham-Fairview Trail and Main City Park Spur Trail, there are plenty of ways to be active.

Here are some activities being hosted by both the city of Gresham and Multnomah County to add to your calendars:

Rules of the Road Legal Clinic — Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, The Street Trust will offer a free presentation explaining local traffic laws and your rights as a pedestrian, bicyclist or transit user. Insights on how to stay safe on the road and what to do if in a crash. Register online at bit.ly/3PfB2KL.

National Bike to Work Day — Friday, May 20, community members across the country are encouraged to bicycle to and from work.

Gresham Bike Ride — 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, an all-ages group ride along some of Gresham's popular cycling routes. Register online at bit.ly/3wgLB7D.

Bike Repair Series — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28, in Main City Park. Bikes for Humanity will provide free, basic bike repairs at the Coho picnic shelter, 219 S. Main Ave. You can also donate old bikes that need to be fixed-up and given to someone in need. Register for a repair time at bit.ly/3FCeIH4.


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