National Bike To School Day

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Remember the good old days of coasting down the road on your bicycle, feeling the wind in your hair and heart full of adventure? National Bike to School Day is our nostalgic ticket back to those days! With a noticeable online presence, it’s definitely a celebration on the upswing, with the most mentions in 2015. So, dust off your bike, put on your safety helmet, and let's revive that childhood joy!

When is Bike To School Day?

It's national bike to school day on the 6th May.

A Brief Ride Down Memory Lane

National Bike to School Day has the adorably wholesome goal of encouraging youngsters (and those young at heart!) to pedal their way to school. Thanks to our data shows a big peak in 2015, capturing 3239 mentions online, it looks like people all over are hopping on board with the trend!

Gearing Up For The Celebration

Imagine, instead of the usual mundane morning commute routines, children zooming past on bikes, waving cheerily at their still sleepy neighbors. It’s a sight to make even Monday mornings bearable, don’t you think? It certainly cut down on the dreaded morning carpool, too!

Beyond Just Fun And Fitness

But National Bike to School Day isn't just about getting those muscles moving and having a jolly good time. It’s also a fantastic way to instill healthy habits, contribute to cutting down pollution, and bring communities closer. Communities often organize group bike rides adding a side of socializing to the joy ride.

More Than Just A Day

While the event itself puts the spotlight on biking to school for one special day, it’s really about creating a culture of active transportation. The hope is that this national holiday will get a set of wheels turning in people’s minds: why not choose a healthier, more eco-friendly, and fun mode of transport everyday? And considering the event’s steadily popularity, it just might be working!

Did you know?

Fun fact alert! The highest bicycle parade ever recorded, according to Guinness World Records, included an impressive 2,416 participants! Can you imagine the bike-to-school crowd if we broke that record? That’s a traffic jam even motorists might love to see!


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First identified

16th April 2015

Most mentioned on

6th May 2015

Total mentions


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