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Saturday, May 21, 2011
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes

Join us for the second annual Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes on Saturday, May 21, 2011 during Cleveland Bicycle Week!Participants will meet at Loew Park, 3121 Oak Park Avenue and receive a map of approximately twenty merchants and points of interest in Cleveland?s Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Ride your bicycle with friends on your own or with a guided group to as many of those destinations as you wish, picking up a free ticket at each to be entered into a raffle to win one of two brand new bicycles and of many other exciting prizes. The more destinations you visit, the better your chances to win!Registration begins at 12pm, with participants receiving maps of destinations and sent on their way at 12:30pm. Merchants and volunteers will distribute tickets until 3pm. Make your way back to Loew Park by 3:30pm for the raffle.In addition to Pedal for Prizes, Old Brooklyn will host a plethora of bicycle-related activities. Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation will transform the portion of Pearl Road between the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and State Road into a ?complete street? with temporary sidewalk cafes, pop-up shops, public art, and bicycle lanes. Watch or try bicycle polo presented by Pedal Republik of Cleveland. Restored and antique bicycles will be on display at Loew Park and throughout the neighborhood. We may also have other surprises in store. The event is free and open to all. Participants are advised to practice bicycle safety: bring a lock, wear a helmet, and follow local traffic laws.Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes is a grassroots volunteer organized by a small group of dedicated neighborhood residents and business owners.For updates, please visit www.pedalforprizes.com, like Pedal for Prizes on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @pedalforprizes.Join us for the second annual Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes on Saturday, May 21, 2011 during Cleveland Bicycle Week!Participants will meet at Loew Park, 3121 Oak Park Avenue and receive a map of approximately twenty merchants and points of interest in Cleveland?s Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Ride your bicycle with friends on your own or with a guided group to as many of those destinations as you wish, picking up a free ticket at each to be entered into a raffle to win one of two brand new bicycles and of many other exciting prizes. The more destinations you visit, the better your chances to win!Registration begins at 12pm, with participants receiving maps of destinations and sent on their way at 12:30pm. Merchants and volunteers will distribute tickets until 3pm. Make your way back to Loew Park by 3:30pm for the raffle.In addition to Pedal for Prizes, Old Brooklyn will host a plethora of bicycle-related activities. Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation will transform the portion of Pearl Road between the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and State Road into a ?complete street? with temporary sidewalk cafes, pop-up shops, public art, and bicycle lanes. Watch or try bicycle polo presented by Pedal Republik of Cleveland. Restored and antique bicycles will be on display at Loew Park and throughout the neighborhood. We may also have other surprises in store. The event is free and open to all. Participants are advised to practice bicycle safety: bring a lock, wear a helmet, and follow local traffic laws.Old Brooklyn Pedal for Prizes is a grassroots volunteer organized by a small group of dedicated neighborhood residents and business owners.For updates, please visit www.pedalforprizes.com, like Pedal for Prizes on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @pedalforprizes.

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