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May is National Bike Month

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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.

Interested in a Bike Share Program for Greensboro?

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Action Greensboro held their annual Groundbreakers Meeting on October 7, focused on Creative Connections for Economic Development.  Here's a list of the topics discussed: The Downtown Greenway Downtown University Campus Is Greensboro Ready for a Bike Share Program?  Update on the work of the Bike Share Task Force over the last five months. Click here to find out more about a possible bike share program for Greensboro. Questions?  Contact Dabney Sanders by email at dsanders@actiongreensboro.org.  

Bike to Work Week Challenge: Sunday, May 12 – Saturday, May 18

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To help promote Bike to Work Week and National Bike Month, the Trek Bicycle Store in Greensboro and The Sales Factory have issued a challenge to all Greensboro area businesses. Whose staff can log the most miles commuting to work by bicycle? Teams will be competing throughout the week in multiple categories.  The winning teams will be announced at the Bike Movie Night event at Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema on Thursday, May 22.  Details forthcoming! Bicycling in Greensboro Bike to Work Week Add this event to your Google calendar. Learn more at www.bikegso.com. Need some pointers?  Hit up at Matt Leighton, pictured in this photo by Alex Pegg Photography. (Check him out on Facebook, too.)  Matt is Team Manager at UNCG Cycling and bartender at Mellow Mushroom on Elm Street. Need to convince the boss?  Infographic round-up of the bottom-line bennies of biking to work on HuffingtonPost.com. Don't know what to wear?  Ivajean.com blogs about bike style, and sells skirts and shirts so you can traverse from the Greenway to the boardroom.