FreeWheelin' Wednesday Bike Rides
Each Wednesday in August and September, the Heights Bicycle Coalition presents leisurely rides of 5 to 15 miles, visiting sights around the Heights. Rides begin at 6:30 p.m., departing from the Coventry Peace Park, at the corner of Coventry and Euclid Heights boulevards. Helmets are required.
August 1 – Shaker Lakes – Ride on paths and bike lanes, visit playgrounds, waterfalls and the Shaker Lakes Nature Center. Ride Leader: Sarah O’Keefe
August 8 – TBD
August 15 – TBD
August 22 – Wade Oval Wednesdays in University Circle, Latin, Salsa, Rumba, Flamenco, and Merengue music with Son Gitano. Ride Leader: Deidre McPherson
August 29 – Forest Hills Park and the historic Rockefeller homes and history. Ride Leader: Joy Henderson
September 5 – TBD
September 12 – The Coburn Bike Coop @ John Carroll University. Tour the Coop and find out what JCU students are doing to promote cycling and honor Miles Coburn. Ride Leader: Chris Sheil and Coburn Coop members
September 19 – TBD
September 26 – TBD
A Project of the Heights Bicycle Coalition. Go to bikesintheheights.org for updates to the ride schedule, or to register to receive e-mail updates.
Joy Henderson is a founding member of the Heights Bicycle Coalition and rides a short commute to work everyday on an old school Schwinn. She also rides a groovy red and orange steel Serotta or a tandem for longer, faster rides.