Celebrate Cycling Open House Offered At Suck Creek Cycle

Friday, January 25, 2013

Suck Creek Cycle will host an open house on Thursday, from 5-8 p.m. The open house will feature a wide range of organizations that offer facilities and programs for cycling. The focus will be on stewardship and volunteer opportunities for cyclists in 2013.

Conservation organizations, including the Trust for Public Lands, Tennessee River Gorge Trust, Lula Lake Land Trust, and Lookout Mountain Conservancy will showcase their trail projects. The Regional Planning Agency, Outdoor Chattanooga, La Paz, and other organizations will share information about innovative programs to promote cycling. The Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association and other cycling organizations will be on hand to talk about their plans for the year. 

Organizers said, "This fun and informal event will be a great opportunity for those who love cycling of all sorts to celebrate the past and plan for the future."  

The Celebrate Cycling open house is being hosted by Suck Creek Cycle, 321 Cherokee Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37405, and organized by Community Lab.

For more information, contact Mike Skiles, Suck Creek Cycle, at 423 266-8883 or mike.mechanic@gmail.com.


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