Worried about biking alone on Bike to Work Day? There's a group for that

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- If you're a bicyclist in Knoxville and you're worried about biking alone on Bike to Work Day, this group has got you covered!

Bike to Work Day is on May 17. Many people participate, but if you're nervous or worried about it, you can join a group of cyclists in all corners of Knoxville.

Groups of cyclist will meet in Market Square to enjoy coffee and doughnuts from Status Dough. Bicyclists will be meeting in South, North, East and West Knoxville to get there ahead of work.

To get to Market Square with a group:

6:45 a.m., Halls. Meet at Ace Hardware in Halls Center. 6950 Maynardville Pike.
7:15 a.m., North Knoxville. Meet at Office Depot/Food City parking lot on Broadway, 4212 N Broadway.
7:15 a.m., East Knoxville. Meet at Holston River Park, 3300 Holston Hills Road (top parking lot by pavilion).
7:15 a.m., Bearden. Meet at Third Creek Greenway trailhead, 130 Forest Park Blvd.
7:30 a.m., South Knoxville. Meet at 3701 Sevierville Pike (southeast corner of Sevierville Pk and Lancaster).

If you can't meet in Market Square, you can still enjoy some perks at these other locations if you ride your bike to them:

Wild Love Bakehouse - free cup of coffee
Three Rivers Market - free drink (under $2)
SoKno Taco - 10% discount
Casual Pint (on Union) - $1 off beer
Status Dough (Gay St.) - free cup of coffee
Honeybee Coffee (on Sevier Ave) - free drip coffee