FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 3, 2010
Kate Bernyk, Kate Bernyk Public Relations, 732-674-1432
Dan Fatton, Trenton Cycling Revolution, 908-303-4546
Cyclists Invited to Get Dose of Revolutionary History with the Trenton Bike Tour 2010
Over 200 participants are expected to ride in the 14th annual event
TRENTON, N.J. —Bicycle enthusiasts, families, kids, local neighbors and out-of-towners are invited to attend the 14th Annual Trenton Bike Tour through historic Trenton on Saturday, May 22, 2010, organized by local cycling advocacy group Trenton Cycling Revolution and partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Trenton and Mercer County.
Beginning and ending in Trenton’s crown jewel, the Olmsted-designed Cadwalader Park, the bike tour will be a leisurely 15-mile police-escorted ride through Trenton’s historic streets and sights, diverse neighborhoods and community gardens. As a part of National Bike Month, the tour aims to both highlight the tourist attractions of the city, and raise awareness of bicycle safety throughout the region for avid, commuting and recreational bicyclists.
This year’s event is sponsored by a number of Trenton supporters including the New Jersey Education Association, Shop Rite, AAA, state Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman, Premier Research, Knapp’s Cyclery, Pennington-Ewing Athletic Club, the City of Trenton, Riegal Printing and ArtWorks.
Notable sights on the tour include: Revolutionary War Trenton Barracks, War Memorial, New Jersey State House, Battle Monument, and views from the D&R Canal tow path and East Coast Greenway path.
· Early Bird tickets purchased before May 7 are only $7/Adults and $3/Children under 18. Regularly priced tickets are $10/Adults and $5/Children. The first 100 registered riders will receive a free t-shirt.
· Check-in begins at Cadwalader Park at 8:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 9:00 a.m.
· To purchase registration, visit www.trentoncycling.org or mail a check to the Trenton Cycling Revolution at PO Box 1155, Trenton, NJ 08611. If you are mailing a check, please indicate what type of registration you are purchasing.
Members of the media are welcomed and encouraged to attend! Please contact Kate Bernyk or Dan Fatton at the information listed above to learn more or schedule an interview with Trenton Cycling Revolution leadership and past participants.
The Trenton Cycling Revolution is a local Trenton organization dedicated to creating a safe and healthy environment for bicyclists in the greater Trenton area through education, advocacy and promotion. For more information, visit www.trentoncycling.org.