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Mountain Metropolitan Transit Announces a Citizen Spoke Ride for Spectators of the 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Thursday, August 14, 2014


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Residents of Colorado Springs are encouraged to get their bikes out, tuned up, and make sure they are ready to roll for the 2014 Citizen Spoke Ride. Mountain Metro Rides will be providing Free Bike Valet Parking from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Acacia Park—the hub of all activity and fun surrounding the 4thStage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge being held here in Colorado Springs. The Citizen Spoke ride will take place on Thursday, August 21, just prior to the start of the 4thStage. Citizens are encouraged to ride their bikes to Acacia Park and plan for an arrival time of approximately 10:45 a.m. Don’t want to ride alone? Join one of four local bicycle shops in a guided ride starting from each of their locations.

Upon arrival at Acacia Park, cyclists may also participate in the Celebrate Colorado Springs Cycling Ride, which will stage at Acacia Park with a start time of 11:30 a.m. Water and light snacks will be available to all participating cyclists at the bike valet area.   

For information on guided rides, please contact the following local bicycle shops:

  • BicycleXperience1601 S. Tejon St. Ivywild School

Colorado Springs, Co 80905 Phone: (719) 473-1015

  • Performance Bikes4284 N. Academy Blvd  Market Place at Austin Bluffs

Colorado Springs, CO80918 Phone: (719) 599-7000

  • Pro Cycling Warehouse600 S. 21 Street St #120,

Colorado Springs, CO 80904 Phone: (719) 266-4047

  • The Hub 1519 N. Union Blvd

Colorado Springs, CO 80909 Phone: (719) 694-9037 and (719) 694-9158

Mountain Metro Rides encourages bicycling as an alternate method of transportation to community events, and continues to offer and grow free bicycle parking at manyevents.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Mountain Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Mountain Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-bus program. For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.mmtransit.com, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).