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May 14: Bike to Work Week

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Bike Train to School: Whoo Whoo!

We had almost 60 people join us for Wednesday’s Bike Train to Peabody Elementary! After 2 years of working with this school, Revolutions was pleased to have families join us who have never even ridden with us, before! We set a schedule of six “stations” where families could join the “train.” And we had people at every stop! Thanks to Gino and Diana Barzizza for helping set up a sound system so we could listen to our playlist of Train Songs. And thanks to all the kids, families and community members who joined us for this super fun Bike Train!

Survey Says…

Remember that survey we hounded you to take about 10 road projects, including bike lanes for Riverside Drive? Well, the results are in and they are SUPER POSITIVE! Check out the results, here.

 

Fix a Flat — Tomorrow!

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Our monthly Members’ Class is Fix a FlatJoin us on Monday, May 15 at 6:30, to learn what to do to change a flat. You’ll also learn some tips to pre

 

Bike to Work Week and the Tennessee Bike Summit

This week is a very big week for bicycles, in Memphis! It’s Bike to Work week and you can sign up to get your rides counted, with the Commute Options folks, here. And if you want some inspiration about bicycling from all over the State of Tennessee, come out for the annual Tennessee Bike Summit. And it’s not all just meetings. There’s also a Safe Streets Rally, rides and beer. It couldn’t be easier to join in for this Statewide Summit. Read more and sign up, here.

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Bike to Lunch: Mama Gaia’s

To finish out Bike to Work week, why not join us for lunch?! We’re headed to Mama Gaia’s, in the Crosstown building, on Saturday, May 20. It is a fast-casual dining experience offering only organic, vegetarian menu options at affordable prices.

This ride will be a about 4.5 miles each way. You should be about to ride for about 45 minutes, without a break. We have bikes to rent, if you need one: City Bikes, Family Cargo Bikes and trail-a-bikes that we can help you attach to your bicycle, so a kid can help you pedal.

Rides meet at Revolutions, on the Cooper-side of First Congo, in front of our gate with bike art above it. We’ll meet at 10:30 and roll out by 10:45, at the latest. If you are renting bicycles, please come at 10:15. Weather updates and more details, here.

 

What’s Happening This Week
May 14–21

SUNDAY:
2:00-6:00 p.m.      
 Members’ Open Shop, plus Retail Shop is OPEN–and bike rentals!

MONDAY:
6:30 p.m.                Fix a Flat class

THURSDAY:
2:00-9:00 p.m.       
Retail Shop open for Retail, Service and Rentals
6:30-9:00 p.m.       
Members’ Open Shop, plus Retail Shop is OPEN
5:00 p.m.                Tennessee Bike Summit at Mud Island River Park

FRIDAY:
8:00 a.m.                Tennessee Bike Summit at Mud Island River Park

SATURDAY:
8:30 am-3:30 pm   
Retail Shop WILL be Open for Retail, Service and Rentals
10:30 a.m.               Bike to Lunch: Mama Gaia

SUNDAY:
2:00-6:00 p.m.       Members’ Open Shop, plus Retail Shop is OPEN–and bike rentals!
 

Coming Up, Soon!

May:

FRIDAY, May 26
6:00 p.m.                 V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N: Teachers and Friends Tap Room Ride

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June:

WEDNESDAY, June 7
6:30 p.m.                Bike to Dinner: Central BBQ Downtown

SATURDAY, June 17
10:00 a.m.              Neighborhood Ride with the CYCA

MONDAY, June 19
6:30 p.m.                Basic Bike Assessment class

WEDNESDAY, June 21
6:30 p.m.                Bike to Dinner: High Point Pizza

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And we’ve got Camps!

Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camps

  • June 5-9: Rising 5th – 7th graders
  • June 12-16: Rising 8th – 10th graders

Wrench: In this weeklong camp, we will spend time in the Shop learning the basics of bicycle maintenance. Change a flat, clean your chain and get comfortable with keeping your bicycle in good working order. All campers will work on their own bicycles.

Ride: We will also spend part of the morning riding in the neighborhood. Later in the week, we’ll venture farther afield. We will work on how to plan a good riding route and the basics of road riding rules and skills.

 

 

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