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5/9/2017 - New Bike Repair-Air Pump Stations Unveiled 5/20/17 Followed by Bike Tour

New Bike Repair-Air Pump Stations Unveiled Saturday, May 20 before "Ride around Fairfield" bike tour

At 9 a.m. on Saturday May 20 at Southport Beach, First Selectman Michael Tetreau, Health Department Director Sands Cleary, and Chairman Keith Gallinelli of the Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee will officially unveil the town of Fairfield’s new Air Pump and Bike Repair Stations available free to the cycling public. The ceremony is also the kickoff event to a festive “Ride around Fairfield” bike tour set to leave Southport Beach at 9:30 a.m. that day to celebrate National Bike Month.

The morning festivities includecomplimentary minor bike adjustments starting at 8:15 a.m. courtesy of professional bike repair technician Charlie Gander of Fairfield, owner of Cycle Dynamics in Westport, plus water bottles and energy bars to the first 100 riders.

Tim Bezler of Fairfield examines the town’s Bicycle Repair and Air Pump Station at Southport Beach. A second station is in place at Brookside Park.

The approximately 12 mile long ride goes from Southport Beach along the Shoreline Route to Brookside Park along the Mill Plain Bike Route and back to Southport Beach.

The approximately 12 mile long ride, which is open to the public, goes from Southport Beach along the Shoreline Route to Brookside Park along the Mill Plain Bike Route and back to Southport Beach. Bicycle tour participants are required to wear helmets. Children 14 and older capable of completing the ride can be part of the tour but must be accompanied by a parent.

“We’ve seen these repair stations in use in a growing number of communities in the U.S. and around the world. Now it is Fairfield’s turn to take a leadership role supporting the regional cycling community,” said Keith Gallinelli, chairman of the Town of Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee.

 

May 20th at Southport Beach: 8:15 a.m. Complimentary Minor BikeAdjustments| 9:00 a.m. Public Unveiling of Bike Repair Stations| 9:15 a.m. Start ofBike Tour.


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