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Friday, July 1, 2011

Bike Night & Bike Rodeo @ The City Library (SLC: July 6)


Media Contact:
Julianne Hancock
e: jhancock@slcpl.org
m: 801.819.3763

Bike Night at The City Library next Wednesday
Bike Rodeo and helmet for kids, bike registration, and local experts on hand for bicyclists of all ages and skill level

July 1, 2011 - SALT LAKE CITY -- The City Library, with the Salt Lake Police Department, the Salt Lake Bike Collective and the Salt Lake City Mayor's Bike Advisory Committee, are 'gearing up' for Bike Night at the City Library, which will be held on July 6 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. on Library Square.

Bicyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to an evening of bike skills, safety, registration, and information. With presentations and information from a variety of local experts, Bike Night will ensure Salt Lake City residents have the know-how to stay safe while riding in all conditions and keep their bikes secure while they enjoy the city.

Bike Night is sponsored by The City Library, the Salt Lake City Police Department, Salt Lake Bike Collective, And the Salt Lake City Mayor's Bike Advisory Committee.

- The Salt Lake City Police Department will offer bicycle registration and present their Bike Rodeo, a hands-on riding skills and safety course for kids, including free helmets for participating children.
- The Salt Lake City Police Department will present "Respect is a Two-Way Street," information about staying safe and respectful while biking on city streets.
- The Salt Lake Bike Collective will demonstrate how to lock you bike for security in any situation and provide bike valet for attendees.
- The Salt Lake City Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Committee will distribute bikeways maps and receive community comments on ways to improve Salt Lake City for bicyclists.

Communications Manager | Salt Lake City Public Library
p: 801.524.8219 | m: 801.819.3763 | jhancock@slcpl.org

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