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Slug Bike Festival part of Bike to Work Week activities

The 18th annual spring Bike to Work Week is May 15-22. There are many new activities this year, including a Rail and Trail Day May 22, a Giant BMX show May 15 at the Bicycle Trip, and a Slug Bike Festival on May 19, Bike to Work Day. See full schedule of events.

The Slug Bike Festival will take place at Quarry Plaza (Bay Tree Plaza) from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and feature tips on road safety and maintenance, information tables from local on- and off-campus bicycle organizations, music, and a raffle. There will be opportunities to license your bike and find buddies to improve your commute.

Also on May 19, Bike to Work Day, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. there will be free breakfasts for those who bicycle to work or school at places all over the county, including three sites on campus: the Women’s Center, "top of bike path" (sponsored by cycling team), and Quarry Plaza (sponsored by the Bike Co-op).

The Slug Bike Festival is sponsored by Bike 2 Work/Ecology Action, Beckmann's Old World Bakery, Spokesman, Another Bike Shop, Sprockets, UCSC Bike Co-op, UCSC OPERS, and UCSC TAPS. Come help support cycling as a viable transportation alternative. It's good for your health, the environment, and UCSC.

For more information, contact Bonnie McPike at (831) 459-1446 or bmcpike@ucsc.edu.

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