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The Winston-Salem Bicycle & Pedestrian Program is promoting Bike to Work Week, May 16-20, with daily events to encourage bicycling and raise awareness of bicycles as a healthy, low cost means of getting to work.

On Monday, May 16, Hatch Inc. will be offering refreshments, free bicycle accessories and maps to bike riders outside Winston Tower, 301 N. Main St., from 8 a.m. to noon. A bike mechanic will be available from 8 to 9 a.m.

Tuesday, May 17, will be "Bike to Market Day" at Cobblestone Farmers Market, Third Street and Patterson Avenue. Bicycle shop representatives will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to discuss equipment and give advice on how to use a bicycle for shopping and errands.

On Wednesday, May 18, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will have a health and wellness fair in the Ardmore Cafeteria, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

On Thursday, May 19, Gold's Gym, 3300 Reynolda Road, will have food, prizes, and a free 3-day pass for anyone who bikes to the gym from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m.

On Friday, May 20, the Forsyth County Health Department will have refreshments, bicycle lights and advice on bicycle safety for bike riders at the Forsyth County Government Center, 201 N. Chestnut St. from 7 to 9 a.m.

Bike to Work Week is sponsored by the Winston-Salem Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, the Forsyth County Health Department, Gold's Gym, Hatch, The Cobblestone Farmers Market, and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. For more information call CityLink at 727-8000.

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