2008-05-10 Small-Wheeled and Folding Bike Events

Event Advisory
May 2008

SMALL-WHEELED AND FOLDING BIKES SPIN THEIR LITTLE WHEELS AND TAKE TO THE STREETS
TIME’S UP! Small-Wheeled Bike Race starts the day in Central Park followed by Folds Up! Folding Bike Ride and Festival

                                                                                                                                                          
Small-Wheeled Bike Race
1:00 PM, Saturday, May 10
Bethesda Terrace, Central Park: 72nd Street Transverse overlooking the fountain

Cyclists will spin their little wheels, 20-inch maximum, 3  laps around the lower loop of Central Park as spectators cheer them on.   After the race the group will ride down the greenway to the start of the Folds Up ride.

Folds-Up Folding Bike Ride and Festival

2:00 PM, Saturday, May 10
Start: West 23rd St on the Hudson River Greenway, Manhattan.

Cyclists with folding bikes and folding-curious, will roll together on a leisurely 10-mile ride through  Manhattan & Brooklyn.  While enjoying the benefits and promoting the use of folding bikes they will trade tips and tales of folding successes.

Folds Up Folding Bike Festival
4:00 PM, Saturday, May 10

Stuyvesant Cove Park, East 23rd St at the East River, Manhattan.

There will be demonstration of  all different makes and models of folding bikes, including classic folders, electric folders,  porta-trike folding tricycles.  

Details & photographs of past rides can be found at http://times-up.org/index.php?page=folds-up-ride

###

TIME'S UP! is a non-profit environmental group that has been using educational outreach and direct action for the last 20 years to promote a more sustainable, less toxic city.