Thursday, May 14, 2015

National Bike To Work Day - Friday, May 15

National Bike to Work Day: Friday, May 15: Visit our Bike Stations!
Join fellow bicyclists in a fun day of riding on National Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 15. The event promotes bicycling as a healthy transportation option. If you participate, visit one of the bike stations along your way and pick up some “fuel” for you, and even get minor repairs done by a bicycle mechanic at some stations. Bike stations supported by Intercity Transit and the local businesses listed below. All stations will have copies of the BRAND NEW edition of the Thurston County Bike Map!

Visit a bike station at one of the following locations from 7 to 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 15:

Heritage Park on 5th Ave. (next to Capitol Lake), sponsored by Old Town Bikes, Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters and The Bread Peddler.

Olympia Woodland Trail Entrance on Eastside St. at Wheeler Ave., sponsored by Stevenson Custom Bicycles, San Francisco St. Bakery and Batdorf and Bronson

Ralph’s Thriftway (1908 4th Ave. E.), sponsored by Ralph’s, Bike Tech, and Batdorf and Bronson

Chehalis Western Trail (CWT) and Woodland Trail Intersection (south end of new CWT bridge over Pacific Ave, sponsored by Joy Ride Bikes and Batdorf and Bronson. Group Health will also have a booth at this station.

Capitol Boulevard and Custer Way, in front of South Sound Running, sponsored by Deschutes River Cyclery, Thurston Here-To-There program, Olympia Coffee Roasters and The Bread Peddler. 

South End of Decatur St. SW:  SWONA (Southwest Olympia Neighborhood Assn.) will host a new Bike Station in West Olympia this year at the "Poetry Post" by the Decatur St. connector path to the Auto Mall.
Sponsored by SWONA, Bagel Brothers and Olympia Coffee Roasters.
This station only, will be open 7-9 am, and 4-6 pm, for morning and evening commuters!!

If you work at a State or Local Agency, participate in the Interagency Bike Ride on this day. See your Employee Transportation Coordinator for details.