Miami Celebrates Bike Culture: The Seven Coolest Events of Bike305 Month

Kids riding during Bike305 month.
Kids riding during Bike305 month.
Courtesy of Miami-Dade County

As the tentacles of rush hour further their reach until they've devoured hours of your day, more and more Miamians are opting in bike culture. Life on two wheels has to be better than the rage-inducing time suck known as driving in the 305.

The municipalities of Miami are on board with this surge in bike culture, and Bike305 Month is the city's way of showing their support. This month, a whole host of cycling-centric events are kicking off, from bike polo to night rides. Check out the seven coolest events on the calendar.

See also: The Ten Best Places to Bike in Miami

Bike Polo in Budapest
Bike Polo in Budapest
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

7. Bike polo

Upcoming Events

Yes, bike polo is a thing, and Miami has a team. The sport is just what it sounds like: using mallets to hit balls into goals. No need to stock up on polo supplies though, the good folks at Miami Bike Polo have loaner mallets. Just bring your ride.

Bike polo is played Sundays starting at 2 p.m. at Jose Marti Park, 351 SW Fourth St., Miami. It's free to play.

6. Bike Night at the Coral Gables Museum

Get an eyeful of bike-related art with ARTcycle and The Underline: Make It Yours. In addition to these exhibits, there'll be a cash bar, bike gear raffles, ARTcycle Spin Off awards announcement, and live tunes by The Brass King.

The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Admission is free.

5. Bike to pizza.

Ride from the DRB to Big Louie's Pizzeria and back with fellow foodies. That 12 to 15 miles ought to alleviate any cheese-related guilt.

The ride kicks off at at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 at the DRB, 501 NE 1st Ave, Miami. It's free to join. Check out more info via Facebook.

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