Bike to Work Week
Citizens are invited to show their community pride and commitment to better health, reducing dependence on foreign oil, reducing traffic congestion, and reducing pollution by participating in Bike to Work Week. Cyclists are encouraged to ride their bikes to work or school every day of Bike to Work Week. ** Monday, May 14 – Bike to Work Week kick-off ride: 7:30 a.m. beginning at Riverstone Park – Ride down Northwest Boulevard, ending at City Hall. ** Wednesday, May 16 – Scottish Beer Tasting at 5:30 p.m. at Pilgrim’s Market, followed by the movie “The Flying Scotsman” at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 18 – Moonlight Ride: Participants will meet at the Vertical Earth bike shop located in Riverstone Square at 9: 00 p.m. and ride down the Centennial Trail to Higgins Point and back. Headlights are required. ** Saturday, May 19 – Roots Pursuit: A team bicycle event, consisting of a series of challenges located throughout downtown Coeur d’Alene. Event starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Garden. Get more information and register at http://kealliance.org/rootspursuit. ** There will be a “Finish Line” wrap-up celebration at the Community Garden after the Roots Pursuit Competition. Prizes will be raffled off to anyone on a bike (and wearing a helmet!). Trophies will be awarded to participating area businesses for encouraging their employees to bike to work.