Ride With the Carson City Board of Supervisors

When: Monday, May 9th at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Telegraph Square (the corner of Telegraph & Curry Streets)

Ride with the Mayor
“Mr. Potter, have you seen the movie Alien”

Come out and join Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell and Carson City Supervisors Karen Abowd, Shelly Aldean, and Molly Walt ride around historic downtown Carson City to help promote Bike to Work Week and the Carson City Corporate Challenge.

The ride will be about 30 minutes and we will stop a few times along the way for photos.

Click here to enter the Carson City Corporate Challenge

Upcoming events:

Vulnerable User Procession

When: Wednesday, May 11th at 10:30 a.m.

Where: 911 East Second St.

It is vitally important that we let the Legislature know that this bill is supported by all vulnerable users; pedestrians, hikers, bicyclists, wheelchair/scooter users, come one, come all. Meet at the old Greater Nevada Credit Union at 911 E. Second St. at 10:30 a.m. to assemble. Procession will begin at 11 a.m., and will travel west along Fifth Street to South Carson, then proceed by foot across the legislative plaza to the front of the Legislative Building, where a press event regarding Vulnerable User Legislation will be held.

Flat Tire Repair Clinic

When: Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 p.m.

Where: The Bike Smith 900 North Carson St.

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Mexican Ditch Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting

The official Ribbon Cutting for the Mexican Ditch Trail Bridges is this Saturday, June 13th. Mayor Bob Crowell will be there to cut the ribbon, and celebrate the connection of two trail networks, the Mexican Ditch Trail and the Silver Saddle Ranch.

Mexican Ditch Trail North Bridge
Mexican Ditch Trail Bridge – Photo by Jeff Potter

Muscle Powered is asking that you attend the ceremony to show your support for trails in Carson City.  Many of us will be riding our bikes to the ceremony.  If you’d like to ride with us, let me know!

The ceremony is at the southernmost bridge at 9:00 AM. You can either drive or ride to Buzzy’s Ranch Road. From the road, there is access the Mexican Ditch Trail between addresses 1561 and 1631. Ride or walk south along the Mexican Ditch Trail about 800 feet, beyond the horse corrals to the new bridge.

In addition to the ceremony, Fleet Feet Sports will be hosting a 5k and 1-mile walk/kid’s run. More information can be found on the Fleet Feet Sports website.