Bicyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to bring their bikes downtown for “Cycling Sunday,” from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Streets will be closed so cyclists can enjoy a “bike-friendly” environment.
There’s no charge, but helmets are required. Participants are asked to sign in at the Spring Street entrance to the Forsyth County Public Library to gather a head count and register for prizes, including bike light kits, bike tune-ups, and gift certificates. Free parking is available at Douglas Battery, at the corner of Sixth and Broad streets.
During Cycling Sunday, downtown streets bounded by Fifth Street, Spruce Street, Holly Avenue and Spring Street, will be closed to cars and trucks. Music, activities and bike shop displays will be set up along Fourth Street.
Activities include a fitness class sponsored by The Rush at 1:30 p.m., a bike safety and fitness class sponsored by the YMCA at 2:30 p.m., and a stretching class sponsored by the YWCA at 3:30 p.m.
Cycling Sunday is sponsored by the city Department of Transportation, Step Up Forsyth of the Forsyth County Health Department, Clemmons Bicycle Shop, Cycletherapy, Ken's Bike Shop, Paul's Schwinn Cycling & Fitness, Mock Orange Bikes, and Neighborhood Transportation.
Cycling Sunday information