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Bike summit set for Rochester

Bike summit set for Rochester

The third annual Bike Summit is right around the corner.

The summit, which organizers say will focus on safety, infrastructure, and transportation topics, is scheduled for April 13, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 125 Live. Mayor Kim Norton will be the keynote speaker.

“Whether you ride to work, ride for fun or both, we have want your input,” said Matthieu Lynch, board president of We Bike Rochester, which hosts the yearly summit. “What does it mean to you to ride your bike? Meet your community members, learn more about advancements in infrastructure, events and collective efforts that benefit us all.”

This year’s topics will include cycling for exercise and physical/mental health; updates on area infrastructure projects; community and culture of cycling in Rochester; year-round cycling maintenance for safe cycling; a local, mobile bike shop; and how you can get involved in cycling advocacy, education, and collaboration with other organizations.

There is a suggested donation of $10 to attend the event. Following the day of conversation, the group plans to ride over to Little Thistle Brewing.

More information can be found on the We Bike Rochester website.

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