Ride To Work Day: A Celebration of Commuting on Two Wheels

Ride To Work Day was first celebrated in 1992 and was created to highlight the benefits of motorcycles and scooters as a mode of daily transportation. This annual event, held on the third Monday in June, quickly gained popularity as it invited riders globally to demonstrate the efficiency and advantages of using motorcycles for commuting. However, starting in 2024, the event will move to the second Tuesday in June; this year, it will occur on 11 June.

Why it is Happening

The primary objective of Ride To Work Day is to promote the practical advantages of riding motorcycles and scooters for daily commutes. It aims to raise awareness about the environmental benefits, such as reduced carbon footprints and decreased traffic congestion, while also showing how motorcycles can save time and money for commuters. By highlighting these benefits, the event seeks to encourage the adoption of motorcycles as a reliable, economical, and eco-friendly mode of transport.

How to Take Part

Participating in Ride To Work Day is simple and encourages novice and seasoned riders to join the movement. To take part, all you need to do is choose your motorcycle or scooter to commute on the designated day. Share your experience using the hashtags associated with the event on social media to spread the word and inspire others:



Many local motorcycle clubs and organisations also host group rides and events to celebrate the day, providing opportunities to connect with fellow riders and participate in community building activities - Google is your friend here to find those closest to you.

Benefits of Riding to Work

Riding a motorcycle or scooter to work offers several benefits, including increased fuel efficiency, reduced commuting time, and improved mental well-being. Motorcycles occupy less space on the road than cars, making them more manoeuvrable in traffic and reducing commute times. Not only does this save time, but it also helps reduce stress levels associated with long hours spent in traffic. Furthermore, riding motorcycles can improve mental health by promoting mindfulness and providing freedom and adventure.

Impact on the Environment

One of the most significant benefits of using motorcycles for daily commutes is its positive impact on the environment. Motorcycles produce fewer emissions than cars, contributing to cleaner air and a healthier environment. Individuals can reduce their carbon footprint and help mitigate the effects of climate change by choosing to ride to work. Ride To Work Day highlights this environmental benefit and aims to inspire more individuals to make sustainable transportation choices.

What to Wear?

Roadskin Taranis motorcycle jeans offer a perfect blend of protection, comfort, and style, making them an ideal choice for Ride To Work Day. Made from advanced protective materials in a single layer, these jeans boast a AAA rating to ensure riders' safety during road mishaps. Featuring reinforced triple stitching and an ultra-light mesh lining, they keep you cool while protecting your skin from tearing in an accident. This added layer of security provides riders with peace of mind during their commute.

Beyond protection, Roadskin Taranis jeans are designed for all-day comfort. The ergonomic fit and flexible materials ensure that riders can move easily and comfortably, even during long hours in the office. They feature a sleek, modern design that looks smart enough for a professional setting and is perfect for a casual night at the pub. This versatility means riders can transition seamlessly from the motorcycle to their workplace and social settings without needing a change of clothes.

With Roadskin Taranis jeans, riders can enjoy the practical benefits of riding to work without compromising style, comfort, or protection. Whether navigating city streets or unwinding with friends after a long day, these jeans are a reliable and fashionable choice.


Ride To Work Day celebrates motorcycles as a practical mode of daily transportation. By highlighting their benefits, such as increased efficiency, time and cost savings, improved mental well-being, and positive environmental impact, the event aims to promote the adoption of motorcycles as a viable commuting option. Individuals can create a greener, more efficient, and healthier world by participating in this global movement. So why not join the ride and experience the joys of commuting on two wheels?

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