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Bicyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to bring their bikes downtown for Cycling Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. May 2. Streets will be closed so cyclists, walkers, and skaters can enjoy a people-friendly environment.

There’s no charge, but helmets are required for cyclists. Participants are asked to sign in at the Spring Street entrance to the Forsyth County Public Library for a head count and to register for a variety of prizes, including bike tune-ups, gift certificates and other prizes. Periodic drawings for prizes will be held during the event.

During Cycling Sunday, downtown streets bounded by Fifth Street, Spruce Street, Holly Avenue and Spring Street will be closed to motor vehicles. Bike shop and exhibitor displays will be set up along Fourth Street with performances and activities taking place at the corner of Spruce and Fourth Streets.

Activities include the following:

2:30 p.m. Performance by WheelPower & Company (unicycles, stilt walkers, pogo hoppers, and rope jumpers) from Whitaker Elementary School

3:00 p.m. WheelPower & Company

3:30 p.m. Line dancing with Pat Atkins from South Fork Recreation Center

4:00 p.m. Masala Bhangra Workout with Cortney Wilson of FIF Element (Fitness Is Fun!) (www.fif-element.com)

4:30 p.m. Zumba (hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves) with Women’s Wellness & Fitness (www.fitness4realwomen.com)

Exhibitors at Cycling Sunday include Clemmons Bicycle Shop, Cycletherapy, FIF Element, Ken's Bike Shop, Mock Orange Bikes, Neighborhood Transportation, Paul’s Cycling & Fitness and Women’s Wellness & Fitness.

Cycling Sunday is sponsored by the Department of Transportation, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health and the Winston-Salem Bicycle & Pedestrian Program.

Take to the Streets! Cycling Sunday

 

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