(Dublin, OH) – A 5-mile bicycle tour will be held mid-day Friday, May 2, in Dublin and is open to the public. The ride starts at 11:30 a.m. at 6100 Emerald Parkway and is sponsored by IGS and Leadership Dublin Class of 2014. The tour is expected to take about 30 minutes.
The bike tour map: http://www.endomondo.com/routes/327559881
Dublin Police and a number of Dublin’s Bicycle Ambassadors will assist with the ride. Dublin Police ask that motorists be respectful of the cyclists and use caution around the group. Roads will not be closed for this event.
Participants need to bring their own bike and helmet; registration is free and includes: box lunch, bottle of water, event t-shirt, and a swag bag full of goodies. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bike-dublin-tour-2014-sponsored-by-igs-energy-registration-11141439345. For questions, call the Dublin Chamber at 614-889-2001.
Bike to Work Month
The City is hosting additional events in honor of Bike to Work month. There will be a bicycle recycling collection the week of May 12-16. Residents can drop off unwanted bicycles at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Rd., between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
There will also be a Bike Rodeo for children ages 3 -13 on from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 17 at Bailey Elementary, 4900 Brandonway Drive. The rodeo is sponsored by Dublin Police and Washington Township Fire. A number of free helmets will be given away.
Dublin was awarded in 2013 as a Bicycle Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists. The City has more than 100 miles of bike paths.
Senior Public Information Officer