Elly Blue + friends to speak, cook, and chat in Traverse City
The snow isn’t gone yet, but each day more and more bikes are rolling through our streets. With the Tweed ride coming up and May just around the corner, Traverse City’s streets will soon be humming with every day bicyclists. Right?
Here’s another reason to look forward to May: Acclaimed author Elly Blue and Dinner + Bikes tour is bringing it to Traverse City in a happy marriage of food culture and bike culture.
Full press Release via our friends at TART Trails:
Traverse City, MI – Enjoy Dinner and Bikes, a traveling road show of vegan food and bicycle inspiration, on Sunday, May 5th from 6pm to 9pm at The City Bike Shop. Joshua Ploeg will delight with a vegan and gluten free buffet dinner, Elly Blue (TakingtheLane.com) will present about transportation equity, and Joe Biel will show an excerpt from Aftermass, his forthcoming documentary about the history of bicycle activism in Portland. The event is followed with a book signing, time for questions, discussion of local issues, and perusing the traveling bookstore.
The City Bike Shop’s floor space, located at 322 S. Union Street in Old Town Traverse City, will transform to host the event. Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation (TART) Trails, MyWHaT and Oryana are partnering sponsors.
Steve Basch, owner of The City Bike Shop, shares, “With continued growth of cycling in the area we’re excited to host Elly Blue’s Dinner and Bikes program to share ways to incorporate cycling into everyday life.”
A limited number of tickets are available for $10 each online at traversetrails.org/event/dinnerandbikes. If any tickets are remaining they will be sold at the door on a first come first serve basis.
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