What happened to Bike to Work Week? The tent got bigger! This year, Bike to Work Week has become
GO BY BIKE WEEK 2012
We don’t all go to work, but we do go somewhere. During the week of May 14 – 20, goRogueValley challenges you to Go By Bike whenever you can. See events below, and scroll down to pledge your rides on the simple form.
Lunch and Learns:
Monday, May 14:
From noon to 1 pm outside the Medford Food Co-op, there will be a talk on how to perform an overall bicycle condition assesment and minor maintenance. Content will include: condition assessment, tire pressure, chain oiling, brake adjustment, and a time for questions, among other topics. This is a brown-bag session, so bring a lunch! There will also be a bike work stand and some basic tools at the Co-op all day for help with minor repairs.
Tuesday, May 15:
From noon to 1 pm in the Adams Room of the Medford Library, current bike commuters will share tips & tricks that make bike commuting easy! Remember ladies, bike commuting isn’t just for men. Be sure to attend this presentation whether you’re a current commuter or interested in getting started. This is a brown-bag session, so please bring a lunch.
Saturday, May 12 and Tuesday, May 15:
Volunteers are needed for 2-hour shifts to count trail users as part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project. We will be counting at various locations along the Bear Creek Greenway from 12-2 pm on the 12th and 5-7 pm on the 15th. Volunteering in pairs is encouraged. A pizza party for volunteers will take place after the count on Tuesday the 15th! For more information or to sign up visit our trail count page.
Wednesday, May 16:
The Siskiyou Velo will host a Ride of Silence to honor fallen cyclists and promote road safety. It will start at the parking lot off East Main St in Hawthorne Park in Medford at 7:00pm and continue along a route to Central Point and back to Hawthorne Park on the Bear Creek Greenway. Helmets are required and headlights/taillights recommended. For additional details, please contact Viki Brown at (541) 830-5876. This ride is sponsored by the Siskiyou Velo.