Category Archives: Bike Fun

Bike Fun Report: Influential Citizen Ride

On a beautiful sunny fall-like afternoon, 27 Poky Pedalers learned about figures from Stevens Point’s past on the Influential Citizen Ride. Starting from Pfiffner Park, we rode a 13-mile loop visiting 10 locations commemorating the ten most influential citizens in … Continue reading

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Influential Citizen Ride will provide historical-themed Bike Fun this Saturday

The inexorable change of seasons is upon us, but there is still plenty of Bike Fun to share in the weeks to come. This Saturday brings the Influential Citizen Ride, an encore Poky Pedal from 2013. This Poky Pedal will … Continue reading

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PABS creates a super Bike Fun experience: Recap of the Bicycle Adventure Extravaganza

Over the weekend, Stevens Point became overwhelmed with bicycle-riding zombies, gypsies, Spidermen, and even a Mr Potato Head, all cruising the city in an effort to snap scavenger hunt pics and perform bike-themed challenges. No, this wasn’t some sort of … Continue reading

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This Sunday, Point Area Bicycle Service will create its own version of Bike Fun and everyone is invited

Bike Fun comes in many flavors. So I’m particularly thrilled to see that John from Point Area Bicycle Service (PABS) will be creating his own spin on Bike Fun this coming Sunday. He is calling his event the Bicycle Adventure … Continue reading

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Bike Fun Report: Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride

Bike Fun yesterday straddled the realms of urban planning and traffic engineering. The Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride allowed Poky Pedalers to visualize how much better biking and walking will be once the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is implemented. … Continue reading

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Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride on Saturday will create awareness about improving transportation options

[Update Sat 9:15 AM: The weather forecast for this afternoon looks good. Only a 20% chance of rain, and even then it would merely be of the sprinkles variety. A cloud cover with temps in the upper 70’s should make for a pretty nice … Continue reading

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Bike Fun Report: August Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic

Over the past few days, all I saw in the weather forecast for this afternoon was an uncomfortably high probability of rain. Yet as Poky Pedalers gathered for today’s Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic, the sun shone brightly and the skies … Continue reading

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This Tuesday heralds another Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic

[Update Tue 4:15 PM: The PPPP will start as scheduled, meeting at 5:15 PM today and riding at 5:30 PM. Although there have been big and somewhat ominous looking clouds all afternoon, there has also been a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Bike Fun Report: August Poky Pizza Pedal

On an exquisite afternoon for Bike Fun, the final Poky Pizza Pedal of 2014 provided its customary blend of bicycling and pizza. This past Wednesday, thirty-one Poky Pedalers gathered at Point Area Bicycle Service from where we rode off. Our 4-mile … Continue reading

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Join us this Wednesday for the final Poky Pizza Pedal of the year

Although Bike Fun with PPSP will continue into October, this Wednesday will be the last 2014 opportunity to join in on the monthly Poky Pizza Pedal. The first three have been wildly popular, so Poky Pedalers won’t want to miss … Continue reading

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