Monday, May 16, 2011

Bike Month

Each May the nation celebrates the bike, and here in Austin there is definitely no shortage of bicycle related goodness.  Once again there will be Bike to Work Week, Bike to Work Day, and countless cycling events and rides to go along with all the celebrations.  It is a great month to get excited about cycling and to get out for a solo ride, with your family, or maybe even a commute to work.

Please BE KIND to Cyclists will be sponsoring 3 stations in Austin's Bike to Work Day: Tsunami Bike Shop, Jack and Adams Bike Shop, and Bouldin Creek Cafe (their new location on Mary and South 1st).

Volunteers Needed:
We are in need for 4 volunteers to help us out with our Bike to Work Day activities.  We require 2 people for Tsunami BikeShop, one for Jack and Adams, and one for Bouldin Creek.  Please contact us at or by phone at 512-924-6683 to let us know you're able to help out.  Below are more details on what are required:

Date: Friday May 20, 2011
Arrival Time - 6:45AM
Required from 7:00 - 9:30AM
Duties: Greet cyclists, handout goodies, talk to people about cycling and Please BE KIND to Cyclists, collection donations for bumper stickers, help sell merchandise.

Free breakfast will be served to all volunteers at each station.

If you aren't able to volunteer, we hope you'll take part in Bike to Work Day on May 20th and stop by and see us at one of our stations.  For a map of all the stations for this year's event, please visit:  For a list of other cycling events taking place in Austin during Bike Month, visit

Come out and celebrate Bike to Work Day with's going to be a guaranteed great time.

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