Third Friday Bike Ride is July 19

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Let’s ride!  Join Decatur Active Living staff for this fun, 6 mile ride around Decatur. We leave the Decatur Recreation Center at 6:30 pm and then go for refreshment after the ride.  This is a fun, slow paced, no-drop ride.

Wear a helmet and bring a water bottle.

NOT recommended for children. In case of rain, we will cancel via this blog.

For more information, contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com or 678-553-6541.

Third Friday Ride Cancelled

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Due to the chance of getting caught in a downpour, we are cancelling the April Third Friday Bike Ride.

Hope to see everyone in May!

April Bike Rides at Decatur Active Living

ibike Spring has arrived and we are excited to have two bike rides in April!

Third Friday Bike Ride
Friday, April 19 at 6:30 pm Decatur Active Living staff will lead a 6 mile bike ride around Decatur. Meet at the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to put wheels down at 6:30 pm. Helmets are required. Not recommended for children.

Senior Bike Ride
Friday, April 26 at 10 am staff will lead our first senior bike ride! Meet at the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to ride at 10 am. We will ride 4 miles with a water break at Glenlake Park. Wear your helmet and bring a water bottle. The ride is free and limited to 15 so register here to reserve your spot.

For more information about biking in Decatur visit decaturga.com/biking or contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com.

Third Friday Bike Ride Returns March 15

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Don your green and join Decatur Active Living for the  Third Friday Bike Ride on Friday, March 15! We will be channeling our inner Irish and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a 6 mile bike ride around the city. This is a no-drop ride – we ride at a social pace and no one will be left behind.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center; wheels down at 6:30 pm.  After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshment and camaraderie. 

Be sure to wear a helmet and bring a water bottle.

In the case of inclement weather, check back here for updates.

Third Friday Bike Ride: Light up the Night!

b180d397e6Join Decatur Active Living for the October Third Friday Bike Ride on Friday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s theme is “Light up the Night!” and participants will receive free glow sticks, bracelets and necklaces. Be sure to have lights on your bike and wear something bright and/or reflective.

This month you will want to arrive early to visit with the GA Commute Options folks  who will be joining us from 5:30 – 6:30 pm with info and to get your glow goodies.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center. Wheels down at 6:30 pm. We will ride 6 miles and then retire to a local watering hole for refreshments. This is a  social paced no-drop ride. Not recommended for children.

Hop on your bike and join us! All are welcome.

 

ARRRgust Third Friday Bike Ride: Ride Like a Pirate

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Decatur Third Friday Bike Ride will be held on Friday, August 17 at 6:30 pm. This month’s theme is “Ride Like a Pirate.” Last year’s ride was so much fun, we had to do it again!

We will ride 6 miles around Decatur neighborhoods at a social pace then visit a local watering hole for refreshments. Pirate garb is optional, but encouraged. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center located at 231 Sycamore Street, Decatur, and be ready to put wheels down at 6:30 pm.

This ride is not recommended for children. Helmets are required for all city-sponsored rides.

For more information contact cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/229244244387449/.

Third Friday Bike Ride is June 15: Beach Theme!

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The theme for the June bike ride is “the beach!” Wear your beachy garb, decorate your bike, or just come and ride. We will cycle 6 miles around Decatur neighborhoods, then afterward we will visit the Summer in the City event on the Square for food and fun. (The after event is optional, of course.)

The first 20 people will receive a lighted lei to wear on the ride!

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to put wheels down at 6:30 pm. Be sure to bring water and a helmet. Helmets are required for all city sponsored rides.

Check back here for updates in the event of inclement weather. Questions? Contact cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com.

Hope to see you on Friday!

ARRRRGust Third Friday Bike Ride is Friday!

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Join Decatur Active Living for the monthly Third Friday Bike Ride on August 18 at 6 pm. In August we will “ride like a pirate!” Costumes and/or props are encouraged. The first 20 riders to show up will receive a special pirate bandanna!

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to roll at 6 pm for this 5-6 mile ride around Decatur neighborhoods. After the ride we will visit a local watering hole for refreshment and fun.

This is a slow-paced social, no-drop ride. Riders should be familiar with how to use their gears and be able to ride up small hills. It’s Georgia and hard to avoid them!

Helmets are required to City sponsored rides. Lights are strongly encouraged.

For more information contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com or click here.

Third Friday FUN Bike Ride is July 21

ibikeJoin Decatur Active Living for the monthly Third Friday Bike Ride this Friday, July 21 at 6:30 pm. It is Parks and Recreation Month so our ride will take you by some of Decatur’s parks.

We ride approximately 6 miles and then visit a local watering hole for refreshments.

Meet at Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to ride at 6:30 pm. Helmets and lights are required for City led rides.

For more information contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com or click here.

Third Friday Bike Ride Postponed

ibikeThis month’s Third Friday Bike Ride will now be the fifth Friday! We are postponing our ride until July 29 at 6:30 pm.

For more information on biking in Decatur, visit http://www.decaturga.com/biking.

Have a great weekend in Decatur!