Roanoke program offering over 40 guided bike tours, a chance to win prizes


ROANOKE, Virginia – As part of National Bike Month, a Roanoke program offers community members a chance to be rewarded for their activity.

This month, RIDE Solutions will offer over 40 guided bike tours and if you participate you will be entered to win a prize.

“Our goal in sharing these tours is to help people learn new ways to get around their neighborhood on two wheels instead of being behind the wheel,” said Tim Pohlad-Thomas, outreach and outreach specialist. communications from RIDE Solutions. “By promoting these safe, fun and recreational routes, we hope to encourage people to discover new connections between neighborhoods or other points of interest, which can help cyclists feel more comfortable riding. switch to commuting by bike rather than by car itself. “

To participate, visit the program page website to RSVP at their month-long Bike Month event. Once you’ve signed up, you can save your rides on one of the 40+ self-guided tours to win a prize. Each saved trip counts as one entry.

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Tours can be followed on the Ride with the GPS application which offers audible step-by-step instructions and the ability to add links to interpretive videos. The app also allows you to share your progress with your family and friends.

People can also take a look at the tours offered on the program website. The list will continue to grow as new routes are discovered. If you or your organization has a route idea that you would like to share, you can contact the organization at [email protected] or 1-866-424-3334.

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