Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Budget Tour 7:00-9 a.m. start at New Albany Elementary School, 87 N. High Street, New Albany. Roads will be marked and maps provided. Short route has three hills; longer routes have many more. Ride the ridges on routes of 31/52/85/100 miles. $4 member, $7 non-member. Joanna Pallos jootbuck @aol.com 614-436-6875 Mark Curtner mcurtner@ columbus.rr.com [COP website]
Shadowbox Live is moving to 503 S. Front St. on August 19th. Register before August 15th to SAVE $5 and guarantee your t-shirt, plus get registered for the raffle. Shadowbox Live is donating a table for EIGHT so one lucky participant gets to see their new digs! [Shadowbox Live]
TRAILS (bike!) Bring your bicycles to town! Several organized road and mountain bike rides will be happening during the daytime on Friday and Saturday: beginner, intermediate, and advanced (both trail and road rides). Stop in to get directions & maps to head out on your own, or meet up with a group at 10 am at the Armory. You set your own pace. All rides are unsupported. Don’t forget all necessary gear, helmet, snacks, and water. BEGINNER RIDES: <10 miles. Suitable for riders of all ages and abilities. MID-RIDES: 10-20 miles (trail), or 10-35 miles (road) BIG RIDES: 20+ miles (trail), or 35+ miles (road) *Note: Some rides will leave by bike from the Armory, others will require driving from the Armory to the starting point. Some trail rides are planned for Wayne National Forest. Carpool with your fellow riders. Friday and Saturday: 9 am : Event Headquarters/Information Central opens on the Armory Lawn. Stop in to pick up information on the day’s activities. 10 am: Grou
Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City Transportation Commissioner An urban visionary who cuts through the gridlock. By Will Oremus Janette Sadik-Khan Before Janette Sadik-Khan came along, the job of the New York City transportation commissioner was pretty straightforward: Keep the traffic moving. * In her four-year tenure, Sadik-Khan has transformed the position. She is transportation commissioner as real estate developer, urban beautifier, bicycle advocate, and environmentalist. In the process, Sadik-Khan—"JSK" to those who revere her—has begun to drag the city's transportation infrastructure into the new century. When Mayor Michael Bloomberg named Sadik-Khan in April 2007, Broadway was still a vehicular thoroughfare, Bronx to the Battery. Now it is a pedestrian mall in the heart of midtown, forcing cars to detour. Whether this makes traffic run more smoothly is a matter of debate. That it has made money for Times Square merchants, however, is widely agreed. In a Slat
Bike the C-Bus 2011 registration includes a lunch option at the end of the ride. For 2011, we are expanding our options and have added Creole Kitchen and Yellow Boy Polish Boy's along with crowd favorite Rad Dog from 2010. Make sure you register before August 15th to SAVE $5 and get your t-shirt. After August 15th registration increases to $30 and NO t-shirts will be available.
Break Away from your roof rack New for 2011!
Available exclusively in Europe
Carries 2 bikes, up to 35 lbs. each
Fits bikes with 700c, 26”,and 29” wheels
Ratcheting anti–sway straps secure and stabilize bikes
Lightweight, rust-resistant frame
Time Saturday, September 24 · 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location Franklin Park Conservatory
Created By Andrew Sidesinger
More Info Moving Planet is a global event to celebrate the transition to clean energy. In Columbus, our Moving Planet event will be a giant bike ride and party at Franklin Park for hundreds of people. We’ll have music, food, and activities for children. We will call on our local leaders both public and private to embrace clean energy and climate change solutions. Join us on the 24th at noon in Franklin Park for the largest party for the planet in Ohio history. more info at http://www.MovingPlanetCol umbus.org/ Hosted by 350.org Columbus. [Facebook Event]