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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Bike to Work Week is now next week, thanks to the rain

Posted By on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 5:53 PM

click to enlarge DANIEL PASCHALL

Spring is a lovely season for Bike Easy's Bike to Work Week, but the rainy season comes with its own calendar busters. The annual event, which was also rescheduled last year due to rain, is taking another, literal raincheck this year (it was supposed to kick off tonight with a community forum on city cycling). Since the day was expanded to a whole week, the same schedule will apply.

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On Tuesday, April 21 (that's next Tuesday), check out Let's Roll: Community Forum on the Future of Biking in New Orleans at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center (2200 Lafitte Ave.) from 7:30-9 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22 is Bike to Work Day, and neighborhood groups will meet up at 7 a.m. to ride down to Lafayette Square for a free breakfast and giveaways at 7:30 a.m. The meet up locations are as follows:

Algiers: Algiers Ferry Landing
Broadmoor: Laurel Street Bakery, 2701 S. Broad St.
Gentilly: Daddy's Donuts, 2051 Caton St.
Mid-City: Orleans Avenue at Bayou St. John
Uptown: Whole Foods Market, 5600 Magazine St. 

The Bike to Work Week Happy Hour follows on Thursday at Grand Isle Restaurant (575 Convention Center Blvd.) from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Bike to Work Week Commute Challenge, however, is still ON, starting this week and extending into next, which will give you plenty of time to rack up those miles. 

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