Bicycle Month 2008

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners partners each March with Cycle Mobility to coordinate Bicycle Month.

The purpose of this special month is to:

promote bicycle safety and education.
offer leisure and recreational bicycling opportunities for all ages and abilities.
offer competitive/challenging cycling opportunities throughout Broward County within both public and private sectors.
More than 60 events are scheduled for Bicycle Month 2008, March 1 – 31. These cycling events offer leisure, competitive and recreational opportunities to promote bicycle safety and education in Broward County.

Some of the great activities scheduled include: Bicycle Rodeos, the Surfside Ride, the Multi-level Speed Rides sponsored by the South Broward Wheelers, a Motorola Cycle League lunch time ride, the Hospice 100 Mountain Bike Race & Benefit Ride, a Nature Bike Hike, and a Tandem Ride for the visually impaired.

Some events will offer T-shirt give-a-ways courtesy of South Florida Commuter Services, a program of the Florida Department of Transportation. Memorial Healthcare System will distribute 250 new helmets at scheduled events.

For more information visit the Broward County Department of Parks and Recreation or view the calendar of events.

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