Ride To Work Day Announced For June 21st, 2010

Ride your motorcycle or scooter on this day to demonstrate the number of motorcyclists to the general public and to politicians, the diversity of those riding them, and that it can reduce traffic and parking congestion in big cities.

The inspiration of this one-day event comes from “Work to Ride – Ride to Work'” marketing materials created between 1989 and 1991 by the Aero Design and Manufacturing Company, a Minnesota based manufacturer of motorcycle riders clothing. Then, in 1992 these items inspired motorcycle magazine editor Fred Rau to write an editorial in Road Rider magazine (now titled Motorcycle Consumer News) calling for a national ride to work day. The event continued to grow as an informal grass roots demonstration every year until 2000. That year a non-profit organization, Ride to Work was formed to help organize and promote Ride to Work Day. The Ride To Work is held the third Monday In June to climatically better accommodate riders worldwide, and to give more riders the opportunity to participe

6 Responses to “Ride To Work Day Announced For June 21st, 2010”

  1. 1 Kirk Perry Jun 16th, 2010 at 7:50 am

    Glad to participate.
    Lane splitters rule next Monday morning.

  2. 2 DAHAMMER Jun 16th, 2010 at 5:17 pm


  3. 3 cwglide Jun 17th, 2010 at 11:00 am

    IM all In

  4. 4 thelma Jun 17th, 2010 at 8:04 pm


  5. 5 jatinder pal Jun 18th, 2010 at 9:47 am

    I had been riding to work from day one, cause i hate traffic.

    We can save tons of fuel with this.

  6. 6 icon helmet chick Jun 29th, 2010 at 8:08 am

    I already ride to work day everyday. I didn’t know about this event but hope it was a success. I do think it will make an impact, especially in bigger cities. Remmember people, wear your helmets.

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