West Side Cruiser Ride 2012

It’s almost time for Muscle Powered’s annual Bike to Work Week cruiser ride! This Wednesday, May 16th, bring the whole family down to Telegraph Square for a slow-paced fun ride around the quiet streets of Carson City’s west side. Sign-in for the ride at 6:15pm, ride starts around 6:30pm.

West Side Cruiser Ride
Wear your costume! Decorate your bike!

Last year we had a few riders show up in costumes and it was a lot of fun. So this year, we are strongly encouraging EVERYONE to wear a costume for the ride and/or decorate their bike.

West Carson Cruiser Ride
Join the parade!

Don’t have a cruiser? No worries. Any bike will do. Cruiser rides are all about riding slow, enjoying the scenery, and socializing.

West Side Cruiser Ride
Easy pedal through Carson’s quiet west side

When: Wednesday, May 16th, 6:15PM
Where: Telegraph Square (Corner of Telegraph and Curry Streets)
What: Easy 4-5 mile pedal around Carson’s West side.
Kid Friendly: Yes! Kids are encouraged.
Do: Wear your costumes and decorate your bikes.  Wear your helmet.
Don’t: Miss out on this fun event!

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Weekend Happenings

Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend:

Friday, 6/18

  • Bike Habitat and Marin Bikes Present a Marin Bikes Demo!

This Friday, June 18 5:00 – 8:00
Bike Habitat and Marin Bikes will be in Ash Canyon for an evening of bike riding and fun.

The highlight of the evening will be Marin offering Demo rides on their 29’rs, and 5″ & 6″ travel full suspension bikes.
If you have ever wanted to ride a 29’er or Full Suspension mountain bike this is a great opportunity to take one out for a ride.

The Demo Van will be set up in the parking area above the water tanks.

Directions: West on Ash Canyon Rd. to the end. Turn right on Wellington West. Travel 400 yards turn left on dirt road between the houses. Go up the dirt road past the water tanks and park.

This event is free and open to the public. There will be several pedal types available to match up with your shoes, so just bring your favorite riding shoes.

Saturday, 6/19

  • Muscle Powered Road Ride (Easier Pace) Meet at Bowers Mansion at 9:00 AM.  1-2 laps around Franktown.  9-18 miles.  Avg 13 mph.  Contact Vickie 841-7825.  Muscle Powered Membership required.
  • Muscle Powered Road Ride (moderate pace) – 9:30 AM – Ride Leader Paul Zatarain

We will be starting at Bike Habitat at 9:30 and going around Carson via Edwards, Deer Run Rd, Arrowhead, Ash Canyon and Curry street. This is the same route that was planned for the Bike Habitat sponsored ride around Carson a few months ago. Hope to see you there! Approximately 27 miles. Contact pzatarain9th@yahoo.com for more details.

Sunday, 6/20

  • Muscle Powered Cruiser Ride – 9:30 AM at Telegraph Square (corner of Telegraph and Curry Street).

Join us for a meander around the west side of our fair city on Sunday morning. Ride about 5 miles in about 45 minutes. Wear helmets. Meet at Telegraph Square at 9:30 Sunday morning. Forecast that day so far is clear and high 78 deg F. Muscle Powered Membership required.