Our Next Meeting

The Bike Roswell! Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7pm. If you would like to be an active part of this dynamic bicycle advocacy organization email Lise. The meeting will be held at the Roswell Area Park Activity Building, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075 (directions on Membership page). If you have a topic you want discussed, you are welcome to notify our Secretary, Bill Mitchell, here.

Bike Roswell! normally meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7 p.m unless otherwise noted here.


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PRESENTS

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May 7-15, 2016

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2016 Roswell Cycling Festival
Presented by Roswell Bicycles

A full week of cycling events and activities!  The 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles  include a variety of activities for the entire family over multiple days. The 2016 edition will feature off-road bicycle events to compliment the road races, which attract top male, female and junior cyclists from across the United States begins on May 7th with one or two events per day, culminating on May 15th with the Roswell Bicycles-Scott Mayor’s Ride, Hennessy Roswell Criterium and Craft Beer Festival, the Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kid’s Bicycle Safety Rodeo, and Kid’s Criterium Race. For more info go HERE

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 7 –
1. Roswell Bicycles-Giovanni Tile Design Team –
. . . . . . . . . . . Bike Roswell! Saturday Morning Ride,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00 am, Roswell Area Park, Roswell, GA
This popular group ride is for riders of all abilities and kicks off the week-long Roswell Cycling Festival and the ride rolls along 25 miles of the beautiful Roswell Mayors Ride route through Roswell, GA. Go here for event page.

 2.  RAMBO Big Creek Quick Six Enduro,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00am-3:00pm at Big Creek MTB Park

Sunday, May 8 –
1.
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. . . . . . . . .  Sunday Morning Group Road Ride,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:00am sharp at Roswell Bicycles,
This is a Rules Of The Road Group Ride and has two routes. Both routes provide plenty of beautiful back roads rambling through North Fulton and Cherokee counties. Go here for 
event page

2. Roswell Bicycles-Specialized-Scott Big Creek
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        Demo Day, 10 AM to 4 PM, Big Creek Park,
Demo some of the best mountain bikes in the business! Roswell Bicycles is providing demo mountain bikes by Scott and Specialized for a full day on the trails of Big Creek Park. Event page

3. Mother’s Day Riverside Ride
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        3:00 PM, Riverside Park
Bring mom and enjoy a group-led, relaxing 5 mile ride beginning at Riverside Park. Stay afterwards to enjoy pastry’s while enjoying the beauty of the river.

 

Monday, May 9 –
1. Roswell Bicycles-Scott-Giovanni Tile Design Team
. . . . . . . . Monday Night Group Ride, 6:30 pm, Roswell Bicycles
This is a great No-Drop ride through beautiful horse country,with a ride leader and ride sweeper. Event page

2. Roswell Bicycles Film Festival, 7:30 pm, Studio Movie Grill, Alpharetta
Get together with other bicycle enthusiasts and enjoy this movie, plus a varied American menu and cocktails brought to guests’ seats. at Studio Movie Grill on Holcomb Bridge.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Reserve your tickets online now, HERE


Tuesday, May 10
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Bike Roswell! Greenway Family Ride
. . . . . . . . . . supported by Roswell Bicycles-Scott,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     5:30pm-7:30pm on Roswell/Alpharetta Greenway (Big Creek Park)
Celebrate this year’s Roswell Cycling Festival with an event designed for riders of all ages. From training wheels to fat tires and everything in between – come singly or with your family to this year’s Greenway Family Ride. Maps and refreshments will be provided and a raffle for a new bicycle will be held at 7:30Click here for map

Wednesday, May 11 –
Roswell Bicycles-Scott Big Creek Mountain Bike Ride,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00pm-9:00pm at Big Creek Park
Join RAMBO and Bike Roswell! with a social mountain bike ride through Big Creek Park. Event page


Thursday, May 12
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Bike Roswell! Thursday Night Ride hosted by
. . . . . . . . . . . Roswell Bicycles-Scott-Giovanni Tile Design Team,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00pm at Riverside Park
This is one of the area’s most popular rides. With three different routes through beautiful Roswell (from easy to challenging) and four group levels, this ride is for riders of all abilities. Event page

For more information including ride levels go here: Thursday Flyer


Friday, May 13
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Bike Roswell! Bike and Beverage Tour on Canton Street
. . . . . . . . . . .hosted by Giovanni Tile Design Team,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6:00pm-11:00pm in Roswell Historic District,
Prepare yourself for a refreshing evening of bicycling on Canton Street and the Historic Roswell District, and sampling good food, refreshing beverages and enjoying lively company with fellow cycling enthusiasts. Space is limited! Reserve Your Ticket Here


Saturday, May 14
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1Roswell Bicycles-Giovanni Tile Design Team –
. . . . . . . . . . . . .Bike Roswell! Saturday Morning Ride,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 am, Roswell Area Park, event page
This popular group ride is for riders of all abilities and rolls along 25 miles of the beautiful Roswell Mayors Ride route through Roswell, GA. Event page

2. Roswell Bicycles Pump Track Skills Clinic & Time Trials
. . . . . . . . . . a. Kids Mountain Bike Skills Clinic 10:00 am, Big Creek Park,
Your kids learn about bike safety, proper bike preparation and how to negotiate basic mountain bike trails in a safe fun manner.k
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 b. Pump Track Time Trial – 10:00 am, Big Creek Park,
A fun event for kids and adults. Event page

. . . . . . . . . . 3. Roswell Bicycles-Scott Big Creek Demo Day, 10:00am-3:00pm, Big Creek Park,
Test ride some of the great mountain bikes by Scott. Roswell Bicycles is bringing a trailer load of demo bikes for you to demo ride. They will have the just right model and size for you. Event page


Sunday, May 15
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Roswell Cycling Festival Sunday, a full day of fun and exciting cycling activities and events INCLUDE:

Roswell Bicycles-Scott Mayor’s Ride

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Start/Finish is 7:30am-1:00pm at Roswell Area Park (purchase tickets below) fully supported, recreational rides showcasing Roswell, GA. Roswell Bicycles is excited to bring you the Roswell Cycling Festival including the Roswell Mayor’s Ride—showcasing the City of Roswell, GA—again this year!!

This ride has it all. Plan on attending this fun-filled event that kicks-off the nationally famous all-day Roswell Cycling Festival.  You can reserve a top-of-the-line demo bike to ride (for free), ride the fully supported ride in the morning and then enjoy a full day of food, refreshments, Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo, the Roswell Criterium (bike races) on Canton Street, and more! Go HERE for full details.

Register for the ride today!

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Roswell Bicycles-Scott Mayor’s Ride Registration

Free Demo Road Bike usage for Paid Participants

Roswell Bicycles will be providing high-end 2016 Scott and Specialized demo road bikes for free use for the Mayor’s Ride for paid participants—on a first registered basis. Reserve your bike model and size now here for
Scott bicycles,
and
Specialized bicycles .

More Mayor’s Ride event info here.

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       Scott Demo Bike Reservation . . . . . ….. .  . . Specialized Demo Bike Reservation

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Hennessy Jaguar Land Rover Historic Roswell Criterium
and Craft Beer Festival

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Where: Historic Roswell District
When: 10:00am-7:00pm

Spectator-friendly” professional and amateur bicycle races. All day fun for the family. The Historic Roswell Criterium has entertained more than 65,000 spectators since it began in 2002. The races have attracted more than 8,500 junior and adult cyclists. Enjoy a full day of thrilling bicycle racing, good food and refreshments in the beautiful Historic Roswell District. Total fun for spectators and participants alike!

Reserve Your Slot in the criterium! Register Here

VOLUNTEER TO BE PART OF THE ROSWELL CYCLING FESTIVAL

Bike Roswell!, the non-profit bicycle advocacy organization representing cyclists in the Roswell area, would greatly appreciate your help in putting on our event. Helping direct pedestrian traffic at crosswalks along the race course is our biggest need.

Volunteers are needed and will be served lunch along with receiving an Event t-shirt. Follow this link to reserve your spot:Yes, I want to Volunteer!

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Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo

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Where: Roswell United Methodist Church
When: 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Historic Roswell Kiwanis will conduct its 15th annual Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Sunday, May 15, 2016, while the Roswell Criterium Bicycle Races is taking place nearby. The Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo will be co-sponsored by the Key Clubs of Centennial High School, Milton High School and Roswell High School, and by the Builders Clubs of Crabapple Middle and Elkins Pointe Middle Schools.

It will be held at the Roswell United Methodist Church parking lot on the corner of Mimosa and Magnolia. Go HERE for full details. Go here for event page.

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Kid’s Criterium Race

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5:00pm on Canton StreetAfter children “graduate” from the Bicycle Safety Rodeo, they are allowed to “race” like the pros on Canton Street.  In those 13 years, this popular event has positively impacted 1,500 children. These children have been given an opportunity to complete a free bicycle skills and safety clinic, followed by participation in age-specific races on the same course as the professional cyclists. Great fun! Event Page

View and print special Flyer with special instruction for parents and route modifications: Kid’s Criterium Flyer

For more information, click HERE

Georgia Rides To The Capital

Georgia Bikes! has announced that the 2016 Georgia Rides To The Capital has been cancelled. The Ride will continue in 2017.

BR! Adopt-A-Road Day

Was held on Sunday, February 21st along Dogwood Rd. This is a quarterly event to keep our stretch of road safe and beautiful. This year BR! volunteers picked up 8 bags of trash. More here

Join Bike Roswell! 

..and help us advocate for a more bicycle friendly Roswell. Join here

Ride with Team Bike Roswell!

Join Team Bike Roswell! on this upcoming ride and receive huge benefits in good company, registration discounts and more: BRAG 2016 – June 4-10, 2015.  Details here

Bike Roswell! Group Rides

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Saturday Morning Ride –
Current start time 8:00 am (starting March 26th)
Ride continues all year. Ride page here

Roswell’s (Unofficial) Tuesday Night Crit
Current start time 6:45 pm
This training ride is intended to be a less-aggressive B-riders practice.Ride Page here.

Roswell Thursday Night Ride
Due to inclement weather the Season Kick-off Ride is rescheduled for Thursday, April 7 at 6:00 PM!
This is a hugely popular ride through beautiful Roswell. Ride page here

Get your Bike Roswell! kit now

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This Beautiful kit stands out in a crow and shows you support bicycle advocacy. Order your’s now here.

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How to do it!  Georgia’s 3 foot law

3 foot Law:  Georgia law now requires motorists to allow a minimum of 3 feet clearance when passing a cyclist.  See the video and more here

Georgia Bike Sense: A Guide for Cyclists & Motorist

Click Here for: Motorists and Cyclists: Sharing Georgia’s Roads

In Georgia, motorists and cyclists share the road. Both have equal rights and responsibilities to obey all traffic laws. All road users should show respect and consideration to each other.

Go here for the Georgia Code regarding bicycles.

To view our Bicycle Safety page click here

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