Upcoming Poky Pedals – August 2014

The next few Bike Fun events with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point are described below. Click here for the complete list of 2014 Poky Pedals.

All Poky Pedals are free. Some will stop at stores selling food or other items – whether or not you buy anything is up to you, but bring cash if you want to make a purchase.

If the weather is threatening, check the PPSP blog postsTwitter, or call 715-254-5817 for the latest updates.

August 13 Wednesday
Poky Pizza Pedal
Meet at 5:15 PM at Point Area Bike Service (1311 Strongs Ave), ride at 5:30 PM
Free air in your tires, followed by a slow 4 mile urban loop ride
Ends at a downtown pizza place for enjoying food, beverage, and socializing
Click here for more info about this monthly Bike Fun event

August 19 Tuesday
Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic
Meet at 5:15 PM at Goerke Park near entrance to pool, ride at 5:30 PM
Slow under 5 mile ride to a mystery park location – different on each ride
Bring food or drink to share (no alcohol), or bring cash for the food store stop
Plates/utensils/cups are provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own
Return ride to Goerke Park around dusk – front light and rear reflector encouraged
Click here for more info about this monthly Bike Fun event

August 23 Saturday (rain date: August 24 Sunday)
Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride
Meet at 12:45 PM at Bukolt Park near the skate park, ride at 1 PM
Learn how the recently-adopted Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan will improve our transportation options. We will ride to several Stevens Point locations where the plan makes recommendations to improve biking and walking. Poky Pedalers will learn about numerous innovative types of infrastructure that can substantially improve comfort and safety for those who bike and walk.  A slow 11 mile loop bicycle ride on calm streets and non-motorized paths.