Tuesday, April 9, 2013

2013 Earth Day Market Ride: SAT. APRIL 20- RAIN OR SHINE!

Meet neighbors, enjoy a Saturday bike ride into town and get a head start on your BCC miles while you're at it! The miles you ride this day can count as your first commute trip on your mileage log. The Earth Day Market Ride is also a great opportunity to gain confidence riding with traffic and meet other riders in your neighborhood.

Volunteer leaders will lead groups of cyclists from their neighborhoods to Heritage Park Fountain, arriving at around 10:45am. (Coffee and pastries await, courtesy of Batdorf and Bronson, and San Francisco St Bakery). Meet your neighborhood Ride Leader at one of the neighborhood meeting points- meeting points shown below. You'll bike with your group down to the fountain (across from the Oyster House restaurant), following all rules of the road. After a welcome by Intercity Transit Authority Chair Martin Thies and a group photo, we all proceed to the Olympia Farmers Market. Once we arrive, you can register for the Bicycle Commuter Contest, catch some great live music and enjoy the food and shopping at the Market!

Helmet and liability waiver are required. 

Earth Day Market Ride Meeting points and times:

Cutters Point Coffee at Lacey Blvd/Pacific Ave. roundabout. Meet at 9:30 am for coffee before the ride, depart at 10:00 to meet more folks at South Sound Center flagpoles at Sleater-Kinney and the bike path, departing there at 10:15 am - Leader: Dane Clay

Olympia High School,
meet at bike racks on Carlyon Ave side, Olympia, Departs at 10:15 am - Leader: Paul Brewster

San Francisco St. Bakery
San Francisco Ave & Bethel St. NE, Departs 10:15 am - Leader: Jessie Weaver

The Evergreen State College
Red Square bus stop area, 10 am - Leader: Linda Weaver

Garfield Elementary School,
Garfield Ave. and Plymouth St NW. 10:30 am - Leaders:Susan, Paul & Cruz 

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