February 25, 2019
In the coming weeks, events Central Florida are planned to promote biking to work, to school or just for fun. These events include the following:
- “Not So Noisy” Bike Week, February 25-March 2, 2019 – Daytona Beach may be known for the roar of race cars and motorcycles, but this series of “not so noisy” bicycle events promise a unique opportunity for community building. Campus events will be hosted at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona State College and Bethune-Cookman University to promote bicycle safety to faculty, staff and students. The final event of the week is a free Community Bike Ride on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. The 8.5-mile, slow-paced ride will be escorted by the Daytona Beach Police Department. Register for the bike ride at www.BikeWeek.org
- Bike Winter Park Group Ride, Thursday, March 7 – The City of Winter Park is hosting their annual bike celebration at 3:30 p.m. with a group bike ride leaving from Central Park on Thursday, March 7. A little number of t-shirts and goodies will be available thanks to REI. After the 5-mile ride, a “healthy” happy hour will be hosted at Park Social. The company that brings the most riders will earn a prize from the event organizers. Register at CityofWinterPark.eventbrite.com
- City of Titusville Bike to Work Day, Friday, March 8 – Enjoy a group ride with City Manager Scott Larese, colleagues and friends bright and early on Friday, March 8. Check-in starts at 6:30 a.m. at the Titusville Welcome Center, with a safety briefing at 6:45 a.m. The 4-mile bike route will be police escorted and feature sections of the Coast to Coast Trail. Register in advance at http://bit.ly/TitusvilleBikes
- Kissimmee Bike Bonanza, Friday, April 5 – Explore downtown Kissimmee on this 6-mile bike ride! On Friday, April 5, riders will gather between 7:00 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center for the third annual Kissimmee Bike Bonanza. Registered participants will enjoy a light breakfast, courtesy of AdventHealth. The police-escorted group ride will leave at 7:45 a.m., visiting such destinations as Osceola Regional Medical Center, Toho Water Authority and the Kissimmee SunRail station. For more information or to register, visit http://bit.ly/KissimmeeBikeBonanza.
For more information about any of these events, call 866-610-RIDE (7433).