Unfold the Phrase: Journey to Work Day is Approaching

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Being seen, which incorporates carrying vibrant attire and a light-colored helmet, is a crucial a part of motorbike security whereas commuting. (Images by Kevin Wing)

Whether or not you solely often commute to work on two wheels or make it a daily behavior, remember to put aside Monday, June 19, to take your motorbike or scooter to your job for the thirty second annual Worldwide Bike and Scooter Journey to Work Day.

In accordance with the Journey to Work Day web site, the concept for the occasion was impressed by “Work to Journey – Journey to Work” advertising and marketing supplies created between 1989 and 1991 by the Aero Design and Manufacturing Firm, the Minnesota based mostly producer of motorbike riders clothes now extra acquainted to our readers as Aerostich

Ride to Work Day

The primary Journey to Work Day was July 22, 1992, and for a number of years, the third Thursday in July was informally acknowledged and promoted by companies because the day for two-wheeled commuting. In 2000, the 501(c)(4) nonprofit Journey to Work was shaped to formally arrange and promote the occasion.


In 2008, the day was modified to the third Monday in June to accommodate extra riders worldwide, and beginning subsequent 12 months and going ahead, Journey to Work Day shall be modified to the second Tuesday in June to keep away from conflicting with the Juneteenth United States federal vacation. Occasion organizers say this explicit day was chosen as a result of it breaks up the workweek higher than a Monday occasion, and since it’s thought of an indication occasion, they believed a midweek day is extra more likely to obtain media protection than a Monday or Friday.

Alongside the strains of demonstration, the aim of Journey to Work Day is as an example the next:

  • The variety of motorcyclists to most people and politicians
  • Motorcyclists are from all occupations and all walks of life
  • Motorcyclists can scale back site visitors congestion in giant cities
  • Bikes are for transportation in addition to recreation
Ride to Work Day

At Rider, we totally help Journey to Work’s mission to get extra individuals using, make our roads safer for riders, and push native governments so as to add motorbike parking and different moto-friendly ordinances.

For extra info, go to the Journey to Work Day web site, Fb web page, or Instagram account. Then unfold the phrase.

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