World Bicycle Day 2023

Theme The theme for this year’s World Bicycle Day is “Riding Together for a Sustainable Future'.

History This date is significant because commemorates the anniversary of the invention of the bicycle by Karl von Drais in 1817. 

History World Bicycle Day was first marked on June 3, 2018.

The uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, been used for two centuries.

A simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation, fostering environmental stewardship and health.

key significance To raise awareness of the benefits of cycling.

key significance To advocate for better infrastructure for cyclists.

key significance To promote cycling as a way to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The General Assembly decided to declare 3 June World Bicycle Day.