(August 26, 2013)
Gear up for a group ride around campus and over to Merrimon Avenue for YoLo frozen yogurt as part of the UNC Asheville Bulldog Bicycle Bonanza on Thursday, Aug. 29.
The Bonanza will feature bike safety clinics, booths, and workshops beginning at noon on the Zeis Hall end of the Quad. You’ll also get an introduction to the university’s new DIY bike repair station.
Then at 3 p.m. the Highsmith University Union Bike Shop will begin fitting students with free loaner bikes for the group ride. The Bike Shop offers free guided bike maintenance and low-cost bike rentals for the campus community.
Meet up for the group ride at 3:30 p.m. in front of the Student Recreation Center.
The Bulldog Bicycle Bonanza is intended to build awareness of bicycle commuting as a transportation alternative. It is a joint effort of many campus offices and organizations, including the Student Environmental Center, Campus Recreation, Parking and Transportation Services, Department of Public Safety and Facilities Management. For more information, contact the Student Environmental Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828.232.5143.