Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Yay Bikes Newsletter - October 2009

The Yay Bikes newsletter is back for October - there are some great thing afoot with Columbus's grassroots bike advocacy group so check it out!


YB! OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Thanks to all of you who came out to see our new office at 82 E. 16th Ave. - we're all dressed up and ready to become Ground Zero of bicycle brainpower in Columbus! We hope you'll visit Yay Bikes! during our regular office hours Tues 6-9, Fri 2-5, Sun 12-3. And planning meetings will be scheduled soon, so stay tuned.

yb office

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GET YOUR OFFICIAL YB! TEE
yb teeGet one today from Skreened! It's über lovely, and $3 of your purchase goes to support our efforts!
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COMMUTER COURSES - OCT 25/NOV 7
Columbus's League-Certified Instructors are offering two six-hour (2-8pm) commuter courses for riders who are already comfortable on the roads but need support to master them. All for the price of a tank of gas - $35 per person! EmailMeredith if you'd like to ride more confidently and commute to work with ease.

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'MARKET TO MARKET' RIDE - OCT 3
This casual ride along the Olentangy bike path, between theNorth Market & Hills Market, kicks off Local Food Week. Start with breakfast at either market and ride to the other for a bag of freebies & discounts. Register in advance to pay just $10; $15 at the door. Support healthy & delcious local food - your biking legs need good fuel!

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'NIGHT OF 1001 TACOS' - OCT 9
Beginning at 7pm from Studio 35, Ray George of Columbus Rides will lead a tour of 4 North Side Taco Trucks for dinner. We'll then return to watch ¡Three Amigos! at 11:30. $5 donations will be accepted that evening to benefit the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

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OTEC CONFERENCE - OCT 27/28
The Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference is themedMoving Ohio into a Prosperous New World. Register online to attend the conference; YB! will be presenting "Strategies to Promote a Mode Shift of Transportation to Bicycling" at 2:15pm on Wednesday.

People, not speed.

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