TRENTON, N.J. —Bicycle enthusiasts, families, kids, local neighbors and out-of-towners are invited to attend the 15th Annual Trenton Bike Tour through historic Trenton on Saturday, May 21, 2011, 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. The ride also includes a pit stop at Artworks, complete with snacks and entertainment.
As a part of National Bike Month, the tour aims to highlight the tourist attractions of the city, promote healthy lifestyles, 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 Shop Rite, AAA, Isles, East Coast Greenway and Capital Health.
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.
Ticket costs 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 register, visit www.trentoncycling.org or mail a check to the Trenton Cycling Revolution at PO Box 1155, Trenton, NJ 08611. If mailing a check, please indicate what type of registration you are purchasing.
Members of the media are welcomed and encouraged to attend! Please contact 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.