August 29-30th Ann Arbor River-Hop Bicycle Events - Check out these upcoming bike offerings which are part of the River Hop festival (see www.riverhop.org for complete schedule). Please join us, and tell your friends! This is a homegrown event and we need help spreading the word! For a flyer to the event click here.
1. Saturday, August 29th, 9-10:30am History Tour on Bikes
Meeting location and details at http://riverhop-biketour.eventbrite.com. Learn the natural and cultural history of the River District (Lower Town and Northside area). Bring your own bike, or borrow one if you’d like to try out the new Arbor Bikes, compliments of the Clean Energy Coalition.
2. Saturday, August 29th, 5pm “Cool and Green” Bike Ideas
At Northside Community Center, 809 Taylor St, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Bring your folding bikes, electric bikes, cargo carriers, bad weather gear, etc.—anything you’ve rigged up or purchased to make your bike more useful for getting you and your stuff where you need to go! Show what you’ve got and/or just ask questions—we’ll learn together on the road to more sustainable transport. Meet on the grounds outside the Northside Community Center. Followed by a 6:30pm potluck (Bring a dish to pass & washable plate/cup/fork) and 6pm to 8pm live music by “The Switchbacks”!
3. Sunday, August 30th, 11am-Noon Tour of the Proposed Connections to the Border-to-Border Trail
Meet at the Parking lot in Riverside Park, on Canal Street, off Wall Street near the Maiden Lane bridge. Check out the “underbelly” of the Fuller Bridge/Maiden Lane area where connections to the trail will facilitate use of the B2B for non-motorized commuting and recreation. Tour led by Bob Krzewinski of the Washtenaw Biking and Walking Coalition and Friends of the Border To Border Trail.
4. Sunday, August 30th, 12-4pm “How To Fix Your Flat Tire”
At Sic Transit, 1002 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor. Drop in any time between 12 and 4 pm to learn this simple skill that can be done by anyone. Coffee and baked goods provided by Northside Grill.