Bike Month 2013 activities are in full swing this weekend at the Tour of Long Beach


Posted on May 9th, by admin in Bike month, Community, Events. No Comments

Bike Month 2013 activities are in full swing this weekend at the Tour of Long Beach & Bike Festival, the annual bicycle circuit around Long Beach benefiting Miller Children’s Hospital and post-tour party.

Here is this weekend’s line-up:

May 11

Tour of Long Beach, beginning at 6:30 a.m., Marina Green Park. More than 3,500 riders are expected to participate in the fourth annual event as cyclists tour one of two long circuits around the City, or participate in Olympian Tony Cruz’s 100-mile Cruz Gran Fondo. A five-mile Family Fun Ride along the beach starts at 8:30. The event supports pediatric cancer research at the Jonathan Jacques Children’s Cancer Center at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach. Complete details and online registration is available at http://www.touroflongbeach.com

BikeFest,  9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., the Pike at Rainbow Harbor. This year’s post-Tour party hosted by the Downtown Long Beach Associates will featured Beachwood & Friends Craft Beer Garden, a Vintage Bike Exhibit & Fashion Show at 1 p.m., live entertainment and swing bands, children’s activities, a vendor village, and food specialties from Downtown’s Restaurants. Free bike valet service provided by BIKEable Communities.

Bike Saturdays. Long Beach’s Bike Saturdays Program is one of the largest citywide discount programs for cyclists in the nation. Ride your bike at more 100 participating local shops and eateries to receive a special discount or offer. Visit BikeLongBeach.org/bike-saturdays for a complete list of participating retailers.

An updated listing of events and detailed information will be posted throughout the month at: www.BikeLongBeach.org/events

Sign-up for e-news from Bike Long Beach at: http://www.bikelongbeach.org/contact/e-newletter-sign-up-page

To download the poster below, click the link here: BLB bike month calendar 2013

Here’s an update on other events and activities being held in May:

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