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Reduce your carbon footprint and gain some emergency bicycle repair skills

By ThisIsReno
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Residents can reduce their carbon footprint and gain some emergency bicycle repair skills while celebrating Bike to Work Week, May 14 through May 20.

Several City of Reno Neighborhood Advisory Boards (NAB) are partnering with Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance and conducting Confident City Cycling clinics. The clinics are scheduled during the months of April and May and the groups hope to encourage residents to drive cars a little less and ride bikes a little more.

These bicycle clinics will provide information on what you need to be a prepared peddler, how to safely share the roads with our non-peddling friends and some important repair skills should you have a peddling emergency.

The clinics are free to the public, last approximately one hour and are free to the public. Space is limited so please call to reserve your spot early.

Date – Time – Place – Sponsor

  • April 5: 11:00am Joe Crowley Student Union at 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno (UNR Health Day)
  • April 21: 6:00pm Mae Anne Fire Station at 7105 Mae Anne Avenue, Reno (City of Reno Ward 5 Northwest NAB)
  • April 28: 6:00pm Studio on 4th at 432 East 4th Street, Reno (City of Reno Ward 4 Northeast NAB)
  • May 4: 6:30pm REI Reno Store at 2225 Harvard Way, Reno (REI)
  • May 12: 6:00 pm Rancho San Rafael Ranch House at 1595 North Sierra Street, Reno (City of Reno Ward 5 Old Northwest NAB)

To make a reservation for NAB clinics please contact Reno DIRECT at (775) 334-INFO (4636). For space at the UNR or REI clinic please contact Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance at (775) 287-7142.

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