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Denver bike art tour July 19th

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DENVER ­— JULY 2, 2009 — The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) today announced the addition of a bicycle tour to its slate of Public Art Tours. The inaugural bike tour of selected works in Downtown Denver and the Central Plate Valley will take place on Sunday, July 19. The tour will be led by DOCA Public Art staff members Rudi Cerri and Brooke Jones. Highlights include art at Denver Skate Park, Commons Park, Colorado Convention Center and Civic Center Park.

This tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the City of Cuernavaca Park, located at 20th St. & Platte St. As with all Public Art Tours, this tour is free, but limited to 15 people. All participants will be required to wear appropriate safety gear, including a helmet. Participants must sign a release form and will need to provide their own bike, water, food and repair kits. The tour will last approximately two hours, with a distance of almost three miles, and make use of available bike routes and paths. To reserve a place on the Public Art Bike Tour, contact Rudi Cerri at 720-865-4307 or e-mail rudi.cerri@denvergov.org.

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Breckenridge Bike Week

July 4th-12th
Lots going on in Breck on this weekend read our new story on all of the activities

From Breck Bike Week

You know Moab is a slick rock haven, and you’ve taken a spin on Crested Butte’s buttery trails, but have you ridden the mining paths turned singletrack in Breckenridge? One of Breckenridge’s best kept secrets is its expansive backcountry trail network that can be accessed from anywhere in town within two minutes, and the town is about to introduce visitors to its secret stashes during the inaugural Breck Bike Week, July 4-12, 2009.

Bookended by two unique and internationally recognized mountain bike races, the Firecracker 50 on July 4 and the Breck Epic July 6-10, visitors will be able to observe or race as well as partake in group led rides, bike-in movie nights, a “meet the pros/legends/journalists” event, lectures, bike fits, kids’ races, Tour de France viewing parties, high-end bike demos and more. The bonus is that all Breck Bike Week activities are FREE and open to everyone. In addition, this week will showcase the town’s 150 years of history as well as shopping, dining, lodging, other unique activities and temperate summer weather.

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World Bicycle Relief Grassroots Awareness

April 16 Boulder Cycle Sports in Boulder will host a World Bicycle Relief and its Grassroots campaign at their shop. The World Bicycle Relief in short is "Simple, sustainable transportation is an essential element in disaster assistance and poverty relief." The event April 16 will be from what I can tell, largely an awareness presentation of who they are. Below is the press release for the event.

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Bicycle Colorado Gala Celebration this Friday

Date: April 24

"Annual gala event to raise needed funds to support the advocacy,
education and outreach efforts of Bicycle Colorado"

Limited information at the moment, check BicycleColo.org for more updated information.

Register now for the Gala!

Be sure to check out some of the great Items up for auction

Here is what the website has...

~ Friday, April 24, 2009 ~
American Mountaineering Center
710 10th Street, Golden

This annual event raises needed funds to support the advocacy,
education and outreach efforts of Bicycle Colorado.

Celebrate recent successes and help
rally excitement and funding for the year ahead.

Enjoy food and drink, one-of-a-kind auction items and special presentations.
This event supports Bicycle Colorado, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

- Registration opens March 2009-


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