The following is a press release from the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee (ABAC). It has been lightly edited.
The annual BIKE-Arlington Tour is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 20. This easy-paced bicycle tour around Arlington is organized by the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee (ABAC) in local celebration of National Bicycle Month.
The family-friendly bike tour will travel on both the Minuteman Bikeway and local roadways, including informational stops along the way. This year's BIKE-Arlington Tour will feature Safe Routes to School (with stops at Thompson and Hardy Schools) as well as the Alewife Brook Greenway path, which is nearly completed in East Arlington.
The nuts and bolts
The bike tour is FREE. Bicycle helmets are required, and all participants will be responsible for their own safety. Bring something to drink. Meet on Sunday, May 20, at 9:30 a.m. in Arlington Center, behind the in the large municipal parking lot (northeast corner of Mass Ave and Mystic St). The tour will end before noon. Steady rain will cancel the bike tour.
For additional local bicycling events during Bike Month, see www.baystatebikeweek.org.