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  • Bike Ambassador events set for January, February 2018

    Dec 28, 2017 | Read More News
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    Pima County’s Bike Ambassadors will hand out newly printed maps of The Loop (Pima County’s 120-mile-plus shared-use path), bike bells and other safety items as part of outreach events held through the end of February 2018. 
    Loop user
    Bike Ambassadors working with Pima County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program will give out the items on a first-come, first-served basis. Bells are adjustable and fit any diameter handlebars on all bikes. 

    In addition to the events at set locations along The Loop, other Ambassadors plan to “roam The Loop” meaning they will take supplies on their bikes, then ride in either direction from the Ambassadors’ station to go visit other trailheads and rest stops and provide items to users. Among the additional items that Ambassadors will pass out are bike and pedestrian safety bookmarks to help people understand how to safely share the path.

    All events will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. with exceptions for two special events. Dates and locations are:
    The special events staffed by bike ambassadors are both at Saguaro National Park’s East Bike Ramada (by the Visitors’ Center), 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, 8-10 a.m. They will take place on Sunday, Jan. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 17.

    For more information, visit Pima County's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program at www.bikeped.pima.gov or call 520-724-BIKE.