WE BIKE is a brand new group of enthusiastic women bicyclists who got together last month to for 2 teams for riding the 5Boro Bike Tour together. To get in shape and build off the excitement from a great initial response, they’re following it up with some fun events open to women and girls in March 2012.
Saturday, March 3rd- Our first WE Bike training ride!
Columbus Circle Fountain, Central Park, 10am
This ride is meant for anyone who is interested in riding for the sake of health, strength and transportation. Our goals for the training rides will be to start small and work our way up to 40 miles by May. Our first ride will be about 12 miles. We will meet in Central Park at Columbus Circle by the big fountain. We’ll try to do 2 laps of the park at a comfortable speed, focusing on riding as a group, communication and personal riding and fitness goals.
Wednesday, March 14th- 2nd Meeting of WE Bike
Bikeworks, 106 Ridge Street, Lower East Side between Stanton and Rivington, 6:30pm
-Create a Spring Ride Calendar
-Vote on a WE Bike logo
-Create committees for fundraising, t-shirts and outreach
-If you would like to add to the agenda, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, March 17th- First WE Bike SOCIAL ride
Meet at the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge, 10am
This ride is meant for anyone and everyone. The goal is to gain experienced confidence riding in the city with other people. The goal of this ride is cookies. We will ride from the bridge through lower Manhattan to the West Side Highway bike path. There we will go up to 75th street and have some of the most amazing cookies NYC has to offer at Levain bakery. Not to mention this is a bakery started by two women triathletes. http://www.
***Helmets are required on all rides!!***
If you have an old helmet, or a helmet from a significant other, friend, roommate, child who is not coming on the ride, please bring the extra helmet to lend to others.
Group Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/WEBikeNYC