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Bike Month in Alpharetta was full of wonderful activities. Here is a recap:

SAT, May 6 – Healthy Kids Day Event
• Ed Isakson/Alphaetta Family YMCA
3655 Preston Ridge Road • Alpharetta, GA 30005
• Free and open to the public! Bike Alpharetta joined Alpharetta Dept of Public Safety for helmet fittings, helmet giveaways, water bottle giveaways and cycling safety information.

SUN, May 7 – Bike Share 1-Yr Anniversary
• Rock Mill Park in Alpharetta
• Celebrated one-year anniversary of ZAGSTER bike share program in Alpharetta with photo and ride on the Big Creek Greenway.
• We’ll take a group photo, then head out on a Zagster or your own bike for a ride.

WED, May 10 – Bike to School – Alpharetta Elem.
• More than 150 students, parents and teachers rode bikes/scooters and walked from Independence H.S. to Alpharetta Elementary
• Volunteers participated from Bike Alpharetta and helped the Dept. of Public Safety officers guide children along route.

FRI, May 12 – Bike to School – Manning Oaks Elem.
• More than 50 students, parents and teachers rode bikes/scooters and walked along Henderson Pkwy to Alpharetta Elementary
• Volunteers participated from Bike Alpharetta and helped Dept. of Public Safety officers guide children along Henderson Pkwy to the school.

SAT, May 13 – Bicycle Rodeo at Avalon
• North Parking Deck of Avalon (off Westside Pkwy)
• Alpharetta Police Dept. and Safe Kids North Fulton held a free event with helmet fittings, learn safe cycling skills, which was covered by local CBS TV station.

WED, May 17 – Ride of Silence
• 48 cyclists participated in ride from Independence High School in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.
• This was one of more than 425 Ride of Silence events in U.S. on May 17.

Ride of Silence

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Bike to Work Week

BRAINSTORMING WITH BUSINESSES

May 15-19 is National Bike to Work Week, a time when everyone has the chance to try out riding bikes to work, even if it’s just part of the way or a break for lunch. Throughout the week, many organizations in the region are hosting events, encouraging new ridership, and rewarding those already riding their bikes to and from work. We’ve got plenty of resources to help get you started, too.

 

RIDE OF SILENCE

Plan to join Bike Alpharetta’s “Ride of Silence” Wednesday Night, May 17 from 7-8 p.m. The event is free. Meet at 6:45 p.m. at 86 School Dr, Alpharetta, GA 30009. We’ll have announcements and special Ride of Silence cards for everyone to sign. It’s a great way for local riders to join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph/20kph) to honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.

To HONOR those who have been injured or killed
To RAISE AWARENESS that we are here
To ask that we all SHARE THE ROAD
THE RIDE OF SILENCE WILL NOT BE QUIET

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