Monday, May 16, 2011

Bike to Work Week: May 16th - May 20th

The City of Winston-Salem has partnered with several local businesses and organizations to host BTWW events throughout the week. We're encouraging everyone to bike to work at least once during the week as a trial. See the attached flyer for details on the events. Please contact me if you have any questions about the events or if you need advice on preparing for your bicycle commute.

Source: Matthew Burczyk - Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

May 16 - Hatch Inc. will be offering refreshments, free bicycle accessories and maps to bike riders outside Winston Tower, 301 N. Main St., from 8 a.m. to noon. A bike mechanic will be available from 8 to 9 a.m.

May 17 - will be "Bike to Market Day" at Cobblestone Farmers Market, Third Street and Patterson Avenue. Bicycle shop representatives will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to discuss equipment and give advice on how to use a bicycle for shopping and errands.

May 18 - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will have a health and wellness fair in the Ardmore Cafeteria, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

May 19 - Gold's Gym, 3300 Reynolda Road, will have food, prizes, and a free 3-day pass for anyone who bikes to the gym from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m.

May 20 - the Forsyth County Health Department will have refreshments, bicycle lights and advice on bicycle safety for bike riders at the Forsyth County Government Center, 201 N. Chestnut St. from 7 to 9 a.m.

Bike to Work Week is sponsored by the Winston-Salem Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, the Forsyth County Health Department, Gold's Gym, Hatch, The Cobblestone Farmers Market, and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. For more information call CityLink at 727-8000.

Source: City of Winston-Salem

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