Citizens are invited to come out and 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 from May 14th thru May 19th. Get out and enjoy the fresh air!
Below is the line-up
of events for Bike to
14th – Bike to Work Week kick-off ride: 7:30 a.m. beginning at Riverstone
Park – Ride down Northwest Boulevard (with a Police Escort), ending at City
Hall (710 E. Mullan). Afterwards participants will be treated to coffee courtesy
of Doma Coffee.
Wednesday the 16th – Scottish
Beer Tasting at 5:30 p.m. at Pilgrim’s Market, followed by the movie “The
Flying Scotsman” at 6:00 p.m.
18th – 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, the 19th – Roots Pursuit:
A team bicycle event, consisting of a series of challenges located throughout
downtown Coeur d'Alene. Teams complete as many challenges as they can within a
two-hour time limit. Event starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Garden (Foster
and 10th Street). Get more information and register at http://kealliance.org/rootspursuit/.
Saturday the 19th – There will be a "Finish
Line" wrap-up celebration at the Community Garden on Foster and 10th
Street at 12:00 p.m. 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.
For more information on how you or your business can be
involved with Bike to Work Week 2012, please contact Monte McCully at (208)