Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Bike Week is May 3-11

A wheely cool week of bike activities is coming to Santa Cruz May 3rd to 11th. Ecology Action's Bike Week and Bike to Work/School Day (May 9) need volunteer support and bicycling participants! Get out your helmet, hop on a bike, and ride your way through the fun activities planned for Bike Week.

Bike Week
A schedule of events, including a First Friday Bike Party, free workshops and maintenance, a Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery fundraiser, and much more can be found on the website here.

UCSC Free Bike Helmet Giveaway: May 7
In celebration of Bike Week, Transportation and Parking Services and the Student Environmental Center Transportation Campaign are co-hosting the Bicycle Safety Campaign, which will be surveying cyclists and handing out 250 free helmets to members of the UCSC community on first come first serve basis. Proof of UCSC affiliation required. The event will take place May 7 from 1:00 - 4:30 PM at the base of campus. For more information or to volunteer at this event, please contact Brenden.

Bike to Work/School Day
Thursday, May 9, is Bike to Work/School Day! There will be free breakfast for bicyclists from 6:30 - 9:30 AM at various locations throughout Santa Cruz County. Click here to see the list of locations, which includes  three locations at UCSC:

  • the UCSC Main Entrance (Free breakfast and coffee)
  • top of the UCSC Bike Path (Free breakfast and coffee, staffed by UCSC Bicycle Racing Team)
  • the UCSC Bike Coop in Quarry Plaza (Free breakfast and coffee and free bicycle maintenance from UCSC Bike Coop).
Volunteering
If you are interested in volunteering for any of the above events, email Kira at kticus@ecoact.org.

Photo Credit: SustainableSantaCruz.org 

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