Bike to Work Week is Coming!

At January’s Muscle Powered meeting, Jeff P and I took on Carson City’s Bike to Work Week as one of our main projects for the year. After months of discussions, research, and meetings, we are pleased to announce that we finally HAVE AN EVENT PLANNED!

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Thanks to all of our generous sponsors, there will be Bike Clinics, a Movie Night, Social Rides, Free Coffee at commuter stations, Free Bus service on JAC for multi-mode transportation, and a final event with live music and a prize raffle, including a brand new commuter bike!

You can help us promote this event by distributing the Bike to Work Week Flier and Brochure found on our Bike to Work Page. Post these documents at work. Share them with your friends and coworkers. Help us make this event BIG!

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Keep checking the MP blog for further information on Bike to Work Week, and stay tuned for a Bicycle Commuting series!

For more articles on Bike to Work Week, click HERE.

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One thought on “Bike to Work Week is Coming!

  1. Hi. Please join the Bicycle to Work! LinkedIn networking group. Members pledge that they will try to ride their bicycle to work or on an errand at least once a week. Although the benefits should be obvious, let me outline them here.

    Right now people in the industrialized world are facing two very grave problems: obesity and a growing scarcity of oil. Compounding this problem is the new food shortage brought about, in part, by the conversion of food cropland to bio-fuel crop production. Most people feel powerless to help, but there is one thing that we can do. Ride our bicycles to work.

    If everyone would agree to ride their bikes to work one day per week we could cut oil consumption by as much as 10-15%. No one would argue that riding a bike burns more calories than driving the car. Although popular politically right now, most bio-fuels consume more energy than they produce. We would be much better to eat those bio-crops then use our own energy to transport us around.

    So spread the word. Make it a movement! Bicycle to work one day a week and do your part to cut back obesity and the overuse of oil and precious cropland.

    Just go to my profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffreylstevenson and you can click on the group to be included. While you are there, don’t forget to ask to link to my network of more than 7,000.000 like-minded professionals. I accept all invitations and look forward to meeting you.

    Jeff

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