News Release

05.12.2021 | News Release

As part of National Bike Month, SANDAG Bike Anywhere Week will be celebrated throughout the San Diego region Sunday, May 16 through Saturday, May 22. Bike to work, school, the beach, the store, or just around their neighborhood and discover why the San Diego region is one of the best places in the country to GO by BIKE.

SANDAG Board leadership, including SANDAG Chair and Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear, First Vice Chair and San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, and Second Vice Chair and National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, have pledged to GO by BIKE and replace a car trip with a bike ride next week. Other local celebrities, including Tony Gwynn Jr. and Mark Grant , joined the fun in promoting the event. 

Take the pledge to GO by BIKE during Bike Anywhere Week and pick up a free t-shirt at one of ten locations throughout the region through May 22.

Join self-guided activities such as bike tours through various San Diego neighborhoods and bike paths, including the Bayshore Bikeway , Inland Rail Trail , and the San Diego River Trail .

Attend a Virtual Bike Activity:
May 16: Virtual Bike Yoga Class
May 17: Virtual Bike Safety Quick Check (English/Spanish)
May 18: Virtual REI Fix a Flat Clinic
May 19: Virtual Bike Commuting 101 class
May 20: SANDAG Regional Bike Network Updates webinar
May 21: Virtual Bike Commuting 202 class
May 21: Crossborder Workshop and Tijuaneando en Bici

The SANDAG Regional Bike Network Updates webinar on May 20 will provide updates about current and planned regional bike infrastructure projects, our regional bike network, and places to GO by BIKE during Bike Anywhere Week.

Enter Contests to Win Prizes*:

• Share a selfie in your Bike Anywhere t-shirt for a chance to win a spot in the Pedal Ahead SD program. This includes a free e-bike for two years
• Log bike trips via the Love to Ride website for more chances to win prizes, including a new bike
• Complete the REI Bike Anywhere Bingo (available in English and Spanish ) for a chance to win a new bike
*Participants must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible for a free t-shirt and prizes. 

SANDAG Bike Anywhere Week partners include Cox, BODYARMOR, REI, Rider Safety Visibility, San Diego Bicycle Club, Cycle Quest, Edison Cycles, Moment Bicycles, The Wrench House Cyclery, San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, Bazaar Del Mundo, GrüneStrasse, Chula Vista Public Library - Civic Center Branch, El Cajon Library, Oceanside Public Library - Civic Center Branch, San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce, MTS, and NCTD.

For media inquiries, please contact Stacy Garcia at 619.699.1950 or