Monday, March 1, 2010

March Is Bike Month In Florida And Tampa Bay

March is Bicycle Month in Florida and here in Tampa Bay there are some fun events thanks to the Tampa BayCycle program. All month:

Log your Miles Commute Challenge Contest.
Words for Wheels bike giveaway contest submissions (due 3/22)
Friends of Cycling/BayCycle Ambassador membership
Half price guided group rides (
Discounts at CityBike Tampa (
Free use of locker/shower at Downtown YMCA branches

Tuesday 3/2: Free tickets to Lightning game for those arriving via bicycle, sponsored by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Thursday 3/4: Street Skills workshop (brown bag, lunchtime), sponsored by Sprinkle Consulting. RSVP to Karen Kress.

Friday 3/5: Bike to Work Day

Saturday 3/13: Hands on bike skills training, sponsored by;
RSVP to Karen Kress

Thursday 3/25: Downtown Pub Crawl, CityBike Tampa

Friday 3/26: Bike to Work Day, Bicycle celebration at the Tampa Downtown Market

Saturday 3/27: Tampa Twilight Criterium and ECO.Festival -- events include:
-- Words for Wheels essay contest winner announced
-- bike safety rodeo
-- helmet giveaways
-- community cycling parade
-- guided bike rides

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