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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Bike the Boro and Big Event set for 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat., Aug. 31

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Bike the Boro, Springboro’s celebration of all things biking, takes place Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Springboro’s North Park, 195 Tamarack Trail. Bike the Boro includes three bike rides on the streets of Springboro followed by an expo where local bike shops, bicycle education and advocacy organizations, health and wellness organizations, public safety agencies, and others will be on hand. Bike the Boro and The Big Event take place rain or shine. All events are free and open to all.

All three bike rides start and end at North Park. The 2.25-mile ride is perfect for young children and stays close to the neighborhood near North Park. The 10- and 16-mile rides offer a hilly challenge on City streets. The 16-mile ride passes through 75 percent of the City’s neighborhoods. The 10- and 16-mile rides include rest stops and support and follow riders.

REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE!

2.25-Mile Ride Route
10-Mile Ride Route
16-Mile Ride Route

Following the rides there will be a festival, The Big Event, that continues until 2:00 p.m. The festival includes free helmet fittings courtesy of the City of Springboro and Dayton Children’s Medical Center, participation by Bicycle Revival, a mobile bike shop based in Springfield, and new for 2019 Middletown’s Spoken Bicycles. Springboro’s own DK Bicycles and Airborne Bicycles will be on hand as well as Mike’s Bike Park from Dayton, one of two indoor bicycle parks in the state.

Also there will be Bicycles for All who will be in attendance to accept your used bicycle in any condition. There will be a safety town, Clearcreek Fire District apparatus, and other public safety agencies including the Warren County Sheriff’s office, the Springboro Police Department’s bike patrol, music, food and more. There will be a climbing wall, face painting, bounce houses, and a scheduled visit by CareFlight’s helicopter (participation is subject to availability). Bicycle parking will be provided by Speedy Feet.

For more information, contact Dan Boron, danb@cityofspringboro.com or (937) 748-6183. 

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