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Earth Day Ride 2017 – Afterglow

The Albany Bicycle Coalition held the Earth Day Ride from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Earth Day – Saturday, 4/22/17. The ride started and ended at the Lake House in Albany’s Washington Park.

For more exciting photos by Bert, go here.

Corning Riverfront Park 4-22-17 ~ PHOTO by Bert

 

  • Riders – 26
  • Nice spread of genders and ages.
  • Donations for the BikeAlbanyMap$27.00
  • Albany Police Department Bicycle Officers – 6
  • Miles – 6
  • Highlights of the ride:
    • Briefing on the BikeAlbanyMap at the ride start
    • Ride protocol briefing by the ride leader
    • Use of the BikeAlbanyMap routes for much of the ride
    • Orientation on the need for and status of the South End Bikeway Link – at Island Creek Park (where there is neither an island nor a creek – but it’s a hidden Albany gem and a great feature of the South End Bikeway Link )
    • Orientation on the Corning Riverfront Park redesign with emphasis on the new green path – at the pedestrian/bicycle bridge
  • Glitches – none except for a slight chill in the air.

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Bicycle Parade – 2016

The Earth Day Expo & Bicycle Parade – 2016 scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 11 AM to 4 Pm will feature a 12-mile “Bicycle Parade.” The ride will assemble at the Washington Park Lake House at 9:00 AM.

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Where are they?

Taking advantage of our early spring, the ride’s planners did a preliminary assessment of the route and made some final adjustments to ensure that its attractiveness to riders.

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Checking gear

From the Lake House, the Parade will feature low-stress cycling on a flat, lightly trafficked route and will stop at two sites with a strong Earth Day presence.

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Let’s ride!

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Sunny day at last!

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Recap …

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