Friday, September 28, 2007

"Ride Green" day at USF

“Ride Green” Day at USF is one of a week-long series of events included in the 11th Annual Commuter Choice Week happening throughout the Tampa Bay area October 1-5, 2007. Pledge to try carpooling, biking, walking, riding the bus, or teleworking as an alternative to driving alone to campus one day during the week and be eligible to win a free bicycle or bike helmets, lights, and locks! Drawing is at 12:30 pm. First 50 pledges receive a free CCW t-shirt. Come for food, fun, prizes, and more!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Top Ways to Stay Green

1. Eliminate driving as much as possible.
2. Hang your clothes out to dry.
3. Eliminate or cut back on meat consumption.
4. Ride your bike or walk for short trips and errands.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Tampa BayCycle wins Creative Excellence Award

Tampa BayCycle was recognized and awarded the 2007 Creative Excellence Award from the Association for Commuter Transportation at the annual international conference in Seattle. The award was presented on Tuesday at an awards luncheon. The award was competitive and it is an honor to be recognized by the association.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Independents' Film Festival "24 Solo" plays at the Channelside Cinemas

Mountain bikers have it easy when it comes to the terrain in Florida. If you want to see what challenges the really elite mountain bikers around the world you won't want to miss "24 Solo" when it comes to town on Thursday, Sept. 13th for an exclusive engagement as part of the Independents' Film Festival.

This film was awarded the Director's Choice Award for its overall beauty and manic excitement. Thursday, Sept. 13th, 9 p.m. at the Channelside Cinemas, 615 Channelside Drive in downtown Tampa, you can catch "24 Solo," which rides the handlebars with Chris Eatough, in his bid for a 7th consecutive 24 Hour Solo World Championship. Shot in high def, this rare glimpse into the personal life of the sport’s most successful 24 Hour racer is a rollercoaster of energy and emotion. The documentary balances action and emotion with commentary from the biggest names in mountain biking including Gary Fisher, John Stamstad, Hans Rey, John Tomac, Alison Dunlap, Ned Overend and others cut to a powerful soundtrack crafted by the award-winning "Off Road to Athens" composer Haik Naltchayan. From resounding victories in China and Wisconsin to his tumultuous training and the final race, viewers will have an unprecedented glimpse into the intense machine that is Eatough. The film’s dramatic conclusion will have you on the edge of your seat! Even if you're not especially into bicycle racing, this film has something for everyone. Tickets are $7.50 and available at the door.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Bicycle Bash by the Bay set for November 4

Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Fla
Sunday, Nov. 4th, 1 1 am to 4 pm
Florida Bicycle Association Event of the Year


Presented by: SWFBUD
South West Florida Bicycle United Dealers
member stores:
Bicycle Outfitters
Carrollwood Bicycle Emporium
Chainwheel Drive
Flying Fish Bikes
Oliver’s Cycle Sports
Revolution Bicycles
Suncoast Trailside Bicycles
and friends of SWFBUD.

For further information, please contact
Alan Snel at

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