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Monday, May 12, 2008
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Bike Week conference and events

Northern Ohio's bicycle groups are coming together to produce the first ever Cleveland Bicycle Week, May 12 ? 16, 2008.

The idea is to promote cycling during National Bike Month by hosting fun and educational activities. Thursday May 15th attend a one-day conference for government officials, health and wellness agencies, the media and other interested parties. On Friday, Andy Clark of the League of American Bicyclists will present Cleveland with a Bicycle Friendly Community designation (at the Cleveland Planning Commission meeting, 9 am at Cleveland City Hall). Other events include:

  • Week-long, Bike-to-Work rides with fun and educational activities
  • Entertainment and social activities, including movies and bike art, for cyclists and the whole family
  • Information sessions for planners and engineers
  • Gathering information to identify priorities and a cycling agenda
  • Highlighting and promoting interesting cycling and relates activities in Northeast Ohio (could include pedestrian and other green initiatives)
  • Awarding and acknowledging progress in the region
  • An address by Andy Clark, executive director of the League of American Bicyclists
  • For the full schedule and information, visit clevelandbikeweek.org
  • To volunteer, participate or to become a sponsor, email: Lois Moss of Walk+Roll Cleveland, Kevin Cronin of ClevelandBikes or Jim Sheehan of Ohio City Bicycle Co-op.
  • National information about Bike Week from League of American Bicyclists.
 

Northern Ohio's bicycle groups are coming together to produce the first ever Cleveland Bicycle Week, May 12 ? 16, 2008. The idea is to promote cycling during National Bike Month by hosting fun and educational activities. Thursday May 15th attend a one-day conference for government officials, health and wellness agencies, the media and other interested parties. On Friday, Andy Clark of the League of American Bicyclists will present Cleveland with a Bicycle Friendly Community designation (at the Cleveland Planning Commission meeting, 9 am at Cleveland City Hall). Other events include:
  • Week-long, Bike-to-Work rides with fun and educational activities
  • Entertainment and social activities, including movies and bike art, for cyclists and the whole family
  • Information sessions for planners and engineers
  • Gathering information to identify priorities and a cycling agenda
  • Highlighting and promoting interesting cycling and relates activities in Northeast Ohio (could include pedestrian and other green initiatives)
  • Awarding and acknowledging progress in the region
  • An address by Andy Clark, executive director of the League of American Bicyclists
  • For the full schedule and information, visit clevelandbikeweek.org
  • To volunteer, participate or to become a sponsor, email: Lois Moss of Walk+Roll Cleveland, Kevin Cronin of ClevelandBikes or Jim Sheehan of Ohio City Bicycle Co-op.
  • National information about Bike Week from League of American Bicyclists.
 

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