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Event News Southside Bike Ride gears up for weekend

Southside Bike Ride gears up for weekend

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Robert Francis
Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

A. Lee Graham Reporter

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/.

 

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