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10 reasons you should bring the family to the Wheels on the Greenway on May 7 from 2-4 pm:
-Bike Rodeo for kids- free bike helmet and t-shirt to all kids who attend sponsored by Crumley Roberts
-You can BLING your bike with cool decorations
-Morehead Foundry will have hotdogs, hamburgers, and items from the Baker and the Bean for sale & a special cookie decorating activity for kids
-Bikesboro and cycles de ORO will be doing bike tune-ups
-ToadFrogs- local band from Westerwood Neighborhood will rock us with their great music
-Fire Department and Police Department Bike Teams will be on hand to show their equipment and escort our bikers along the 1 mile route from Morehead Park at Spring Garden Street to Warnersville Recreation Center and back.
-Pop-up Skatepark sponsored by Camara Studios, Above Board, & Board Paradise
-Other groups who will be set-up and giving out information on getting active and bike safety:
-Safe Guilford/Cone Health
-American Heart Association/Heart Walk
-City of Greensboro
-MS Walk & Run
-You can DONATE a gently used bike that your family has outgrown to the Warnersville Recreation Center! Don't have a bike to donate-you can donate a used or new bike lock.
-And FINALLY-- it's a FREE family fun-filled afternoon on the Downtown Greenway!
Mark your calendar for the Wheels on the Greenway:
An event for all ages and all types of wheels*
Sunday, May 7 from 2:00-4:00 pm
at Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway
*Use you imagination! Bikes, trikes, skateboards, wheelchairs, wagons, roller blades....
.....Whatever wheels you use, don't miss this afternoon of fun and entertainment for the whole family with music, food, bicycle safety programs, 'bling your bike' stations and other 'wheel' related activities for all ages. Bring your 'wheels' out of storage from the winter months and get ready to put your Wheels on the Greenway!
Look for more information in the coming months!
The City of Greensboro is having an informational workshop on Thursday, December 15 from 4-6:30 pm at St. Pius X Catholic Church at 2210 North Elm Street. The City will provide information and seek community input on the proposed bike lanes and road layout on North Elm Street from Bellemeade Street to Cone Blvd. GDOT is proposing adding bike lanes along this section of North Elm Street. For more information contact Daniel Amstutz at 336.373.2921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go to www.greensboro-nc.gov/gdot for the on-line survey. Deadline for comments is Friday, January 13, 2017.
The first BIKE FIX-IT STATION has been installed at Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway at Spring Garden and South Edgeworth Streets.
It was given to Greensboro by BikeWalkNC as a thank you for Greensboro hosting the NC Bike Summit in 2015. Recycles Bike Shop located at 908A Spring Garden Street has volunteered to maintain the fix-it station and make sure it is in top working condition for when you need to stop by and make a repair to your ride.
Stop by and check it out!
The City of Greensboro, Downtown Greenway, Bicycling in Greensboro (BIG) and other local organizations have teamed up to offer a month of events in Greensboro to promote biking and bike safety. The first event to kick-off the month is Bike Downtown for First Friday on Friday, May 2, 2014 in downtown Greensboro from 6-9 pm. The Downtown Greenway and BIG will have a table in front of the Green Bean on Elm Street. Ride your bike downtown and stop by and see us! For more information go to www.greensboro-nc.gov/bikemonth or click here to view the calendar of events for May.
The winner of the TREK Bike Raffle was announced at the Action Greensboro Groundbreakers Event on March 17 at the Empire Room in Downtown Greensboro. More than 50 people entered to win the TREK bike, donated by Greensboro's local TREK bike shop, but only one could win! Congrats to Beth Boulton! We can't wait to see you enjoying your bike on the Downtown Greenway!