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It's looking to be one jam packed weekend of bike-loving activities for your bike-loving self to enjoy...
Saturday, July 16th
Stage 14 of the Tour de France (streamed live)
143 Seventh Avenue, b/w Carroll and Garfield, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
Bicycle Habitat & Community Bookstore in Park Slope hosts with coffee, croissants - and climbs! And in case you are having bike issues, bring it with you for a complimentary consult with a Bicycle Habitat's expert mechanic.
Sunday, July 17th
Bike the Hudson Valley 2011 Century Ride (with 40 and 70 mile options)
start/finish in Highland, NY (about a 1.5 drive north of NYC)
With truly spectacular architectural sites along the route... FDR’s home, the Vanderbilt Mansion and Gardens, the Mills Mansion, Frank Gehry's theater at Bard College, and over the car-free Walkway Over the Hudson bridge. And an, fyi, the same people are organizing a Farm Ride in August!
Meet Your (Bike) Match & Summer Party
461 Seventh Avenue, corner 16th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
South Slope's newest bike shop, 718 Cyclery & The Bird Wheel hosts bike portraits, test rides... and check out free seminars on the finer points of bike care, maintenance and repair presented by the 718 staff!
+++ if you just can't get enough, next Saturday Brooklyn Skillshare hosts a HOW TO PLAN FOR & ENJOY A MULTI-DAY BIKE TRIP class