Thursday, April 19, 2007
 

Tysons bicycle tour in Washington Post

There was a brief mention of the upcoming FABB bicycle tour of Tysons in today's Post. There has been a good response to the invitations sent out to local officials, county staff, and members of the Tysons Task Force. The weather looks good and we're hoping for a good turnout on Saturday. We'll post a summary of the event with some photos, so stay tuned.

Comments:
I actually *live* in Tysons, and I only found out about this event by reading the paper this morning. It looks like you practically rode past my front door though. Keep up the good work and I will try and keep a better eye out for future events.
 
Eric,

We intentionally kept the group small. It would have been difficult to have had a larger group and been able to ride safely and speak to them effectively. There was a good turnout and we had great weather. We hope to do the tour again; several people expressed an interest in the tour.

We did see a couple of other cyclists, along Boone Blvd near the Suntrust Bldg. They appeared to be riding to work. I think a lot more people would ride into Tysons if they knew some of the back roads that lead into the area and if they used effective cycling techniques.

There will be a Bike to Work Day event in Tysons this year, in front of the Booz Allen Hamilton building on Greensboro Dr. They'll have food, drinks, and raffle prizes. Hope you can attend.
 
Post a Comment
Contact FABB via email: info@fabb-bikes.org

Subscribe to the
FABB e-newsletter


Subscribe to
Posts [Atom]


  Bike to Work Day 2004 at Reston Town Center

  Transportation choices

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Archives

February 2007
March 2007
April 2007
May 2007
June 2007
July 2007
August 2007
September 2007
October 2007
November 2007
December 2007
January 2008
February 2008
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
June 2008
July 2008
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
February 2009
March 2009
April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009
August 2009
September 2009
October 2009
November 2009
December 2009
January 2010
February 2010
March 2010
April 2010