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Citizen Spoke Ride to Culminate at Acacia Park for the 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Race and Events
Wednesday, August 20, 2014


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The Citizen Spoke Ride pushes off tomorrow for spectators of the 4thStage of the 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge being held here in Colorado Springs. Five local bicycle shops will be coordinating guided rides starting from each of their locations. Residents are encouraged to ride their bikes into the downtown area and meet at Acacia Park around 10:45 a.m.

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. Mountain Metro Rides will provide Free Bike Valet Parking from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. as well as water and light snacks.

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

  • BicycleXperience 1601 S. Tejon St. Ivywild School

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

  • Café Velo 11550 Ridgeline Dr., Suite 102, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 Phone: (719) 772-6101
  • Performance Bikes4284 N. Academy Blvd  Market Place at Austin Bluffs

Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Phone: (719) 599-7000

  • Pro Cycling Warehouse600 S. 21st 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 many events.

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).