Urban Girl Granola World National Wellness Coaching and Promotions is leading a free group bicycle ride through Charlotte history.
Donations are encouraged, though, and will be accepted at the ride.
Brooklyn Neighborhood History Bicycle Group Ride takes place Thursday, October 1st, 2020, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Meet at Marshal Park, 800 East 3rd Street.
Please register at the Eventbrite page for the event.
All the following information is from the Eventbrite page:
Meet at the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue in Marshall Park near the corner of 3rd and McDowell Sts. in uptown Charlotte at 5:30 pm. Song, offering to the ancestors, and an overview of the Brooklyn Neighborhood will begin at 6:00 pm. We will roll to various sites throughout where the Brooklyn neighborhood once stood. The ride will end at approximately 8:00 pm.
You are welcome to participate via bicycle, scooter, skateboard, or rollerblades. To be compliant with COVID-19 guidelines, all participants will be required to wear a face mask/covering. If you arrive without a face mask/covering, you will not be able to participate in this event and will not be refunded your event fee. We ask that all participants exercise social distancing during this event.
Participants are required to wear a helmet, especially those 18 or under as it is NC law. Registering for this event waives liability and responsibility for any injuries or damages incurred during this event from Kenya Templeton or The Velo Griot. Your registration for this event means that you accept responsibility for any injuries or damages to your bicycle, scooter, or skate during this event.
This bicycle ride is for all skill levels. We will stop at numerous sites along the route, which will cross major streets in Uptown Charlotte. Children are welcome to attend as long as they can cycle in a straight line and comfortable crossing major city streets.
Please be sure to wear bright-colored clothing and have head/tail lights on for best visibility. All children in attendance under 18 years of age must wear a helmet in accordance with N.C. law and we encourage all adults to do the same for their personal safety.
Please bring all items you will need for your personal comfort including a beverage, sunglasses, and cell phone. Be sure to conduct an A.B.C. check before attending the ride. This includes:
Air in your tires,
Brakes ability to stop, and
Chain is lubricated and operable.
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