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Southside Bike Ride gears up for weekendMay 13, 2013
This is not the Southside of Fort Worth, just a generic photo of people riding bikes from CNN.
A. Lee Graham
Residents are invited to get in gear and join local businesses and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price for the Southside Bike Ride.
Set for 9 a.m. Saturday May 18, the family-friendly event promises five- and 8.8-mile routes coursing through Southside neighborhoods. Both rides roll out from One Safe Place, 777 W. Rosedale St.
Other activities include a children’s bicycle rodeo, sponsor booths and vendors promoting family health and safety. Attendees can chat with city police, fire and bike patrol personnel while getting a firsthand look at the equipment they use on the job.
Early registration may be completed online at http://fortworthtexas.gov/bikefw/, with same-day registration opening at 8:30 a.m. No registration fee is required.
More event information, including a route map and sponsorship information, is available at http://fortworthtexas.gov/bikefw/.