RONDE van ANCHORAGE, June 17th
This is probably the best 100Km tour around Anchorage ever. We’ll put you on some surprising little streets, trails, and cut-throughs. This ride is an absolute delight. Don’t miss it. Invite all your friends. A great way to explore Anchorage by bike! Information here.
Solstice Ride, 11:42 PM, June23
Join other riders and celebrate the arrival of the solstice and summer’s return to Alaska. The ride starts at Kincaid Park bunker, winds down the Coastal Trail and finishes in Town Square Park. This year the ride supports Texas 4000, a fund raiser for cancer research. The first 100 riders get water bottles, gift cards to Alaska Club and other goodies and there are prizes for best costumes. Pre-registration is encouraged, but riders can show up at the Kincaid bunker to ride the night of. Register at www.yellowcheetah.com/solstice. Registration is $15. $100 donation includes T-shirt while supplies last.
Traffic Skills 101, July 14
Our June 10 class was booked solid. The next opportunity is July 14.
The Smart Cycling class Traffic Skills 101 training includes a series of parking lot drills and hazard avoidance techniques. Students learn and practice everything from fixing a flat, to intersection positioning, to advanced techniques for merging with traffic, traffic law and riding confidently on streets with traffic. This is a comprehensive eight hour class geared towards helping folks become more confident and competent cyclists. The cost is $65. Pre-register with Lori Schanche at SchancheLE@ci.anchorage.ak.us.
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