September 28 to October 19 – we invite you to take the Atlanta Bike Challenge! It’s a fun, free competition to encourage your colleagues to experience first hand joys and benefits of riding a bike. There are lots of fantastic prizes. It’s all about participation – which workplaces can get the most people to ride a bike for just 10 minutes or more? Atlanta businesses will compete against each other to see who can get the most staff to ride a bike between Sunday September 28 – Sunday October 19. Click here to register.
Allez, Allez. Everyone is invited to celebrate Bike Alpharetta’s third anniversary at our annual Tour de France Viewing Party! We’ve selected one of epic climbing stages (4 KOMs with mountaintop finish on Pla d’Adet) to tempt you to come out and eat/drink/talk to your cycling friends. If you feel the need to wear spandex and a helmet on a Wednesday, then come early for a bike ride on the Big Creek Greenway. We are relocating our Wednesday City Ride, “Harry’s Not In A Hurry”, to the Greenway so you can enjoy the Viewing Party aprés bike ride!
Tour de France Viewing Party
Bike Alpharetta has a full schedule of events planned to celebrate National Bike Month. We hope you can join us, volunteer for an event, and help us spread the word. First up is Bike to School Day at Alpharetta Elementary school on Wed, May 7!
Get ready to ride with Georgia Bikes! and 1,000 cyclists on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, as we pedal from communities around Georgia to the state Capitol.
Join Bike Alpharetta at 8:45 a.m. at Alpha Bikes. We’ll depart for Roswell at 9 a.m. with a police escort and a rolling road closure! Once at
Roswell City Hall, we’ll join a few hundred other cyclists for the final ride to the Capitol. This is free, but please log on to official web site to confirm attendance and sign waiver, Georgia Rides to the Capitol.
Happy New Year
2013 was a busy year for Bike Alpharetta. A huge THANK YOU to all the members and friends who provided resources and time to make a difference in our community to support our mission for bicycle safety! We generated 459 VOLUNTEER HOURS for successful safety events, member education, fitness activities and community events. Read the details in our 2013 Recap Report.
HOORAY FOR HOLIDAY BIKE DRIVE
The 7th Annual Bike Drive was a huge success! Bike Alpharetta had 10 individuals and who actively took part with 39 volunteer hours to distribute flyers, pick up bicycles and clean/repair bicycles. We were part of the 150-plus volunteers who took part in the December 7 Bike Clean Up/ Fix Up Day to repair and restore bicycles, tricycles and scooters for area children. Because of this hard work, more than 600 bikes and trikes were donated this year to multiple charities in the tri-county area of Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett – North Fulton Community Charities and Rainbow Village. THANK YOU EVERYONE!!
Check out the Facebook Photo Gallery at the Bikes For Kids Atlanta Page.