Friday is bike to work dayWhen is the last time you smelled the lake air during your morning commute?
When is the last time you smelled the lake air during your morning commute? Or pulled into the parking lot with a big smile on your face, pumped with endorphins and ideas? Or lost a few pounds just by traveling back and forth to work every day?
Likely never, if you slide behind the wheel of your vehicle each morning. But what if one day you left the car in the driveway and rode a bike instead?
On everyone is invited to ride their bike to work as part of national Bike to Work Day. To reward your commute, they’ll have a couple of bicycle stations open from 6:30 am to 8:30 am with coffee, water and refreshments. In addition, there will be bike mechanics available to look at brakes, tire pressure and other safety checks. Advance copies of the new and improved Duluth-Superior Bike Map will also be available.
The bike stations will be located at City Center Park on the corner of Tower Avenue and Belknap Street in Superior and at Minnesota Power Plaza on the corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street in Duluth.
Give biking to work a try – for just one day. Stop by and say hello.
Bike to Work organizers and supporters encourage region-wide participation. There is no need to register to participate. Official supporters include the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council in conjunction with the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, City of Duluth, City of Superior, Continental Ski & Bike, Douglas County, the Duluth & Superior YMCA, Duluth Transit Authority, Fit City Duluth, the Greater Downtown Council, Ski Hut, Stewarts, Twin Ports Cyclery and the University of Wisconsin Extension.