Bike to Work Day Photos Copyright Noah Berger / 2015

Bike to Work Day 2016


Join the fun on the biggest bike day of the year! Start your day with a pancake breakfast at Frank Ogawa Plaza from 7am-9am. Stop by for a free Bike to Work Day bags and park your bike at Bike East Bay’s free bike valet all day from 7am-6pm. Brought to you by Bike East Bay, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and the City of Oakland. Go to

Q. What was the inspiration behind the event?
Bike to Work Day celebrates biking as a great way to get around town and inspires more new cyclists to ride every year. Over 20,000 people will stop by East Bay Energizer Stations on Bike to Work Day.

Q Tell us in one sentence why attendees love the event.
It is the place to see all the different types of people who ride bikes in one place. You see there’s a place for everybody in bike culture.

Q What’s the best thing about holding the event in Oakland?
Bike East Bay started Bike to Work Day in downtown Oakland back in 1994!

Q Does your event partner with local businesses in Oakland?
Yes: The Spoke Cyclery will be providing bike tune-ups and many other businesses will be tabling at the event.

Q What’s the one thing Oakland offers that makes it the best place for your event?
Bike East Bay started Bike to Work Day in downtown Oakland back in 1994!

Q What is the one thing you want everyone to know about this event?
Hop on your bike and stop by Frank Ogawa Plaza on Bike to Work Day, May 12 for free pancakes, Bike to Work Day bags and valet bike parking. Go to

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