Friday, February 23, 2007

Advocacy and Event updates...

Here are some upcoming events in the Valley and Virginia...And a noteworthy press release...

March 2-4, Creasey Lodge, Douthat State Park

Attend and network with Virginia's bicycling advocates. Oh, and Douthat State Park is home to some of the best single track in Virginia.

National Bike Summit 2007
March 13-16, Washington, D.C.
The big one. Advocates from all over convene on the capital to discuss and exchanges ideas on making our communities more bike friendly.

Milepost Zero Presents: Jeremiah Bishop

As a mountain bike racer, Jeremiah Bishop has his eye on the 2008Olympic Games. He participated in the 2004 Olympics and the ContinentalGames in March 2007. MPZ invites you to share Jeremiah's adventuresfirsthand through his stories and slides. Learn more about Jeremiah
Where: Waynesboro Public Library / Meeting Room A
When: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 7 PM
Why: A unique opportunity to both learn andexperience the thrill of cycling competition at a professional level.

IMBA Supports Bicycle-Friendly Virginia Wilderness Bill

Good things can come from working with outdoor advocates. Wilderness designation is a good conservation avenue, it would be great if it did not have an obtuse ruling on mountain bikes. Scenic Areas are a great conservation compromise that take into account ALL stakeholders. and remember, Bikes Belong... sidenote on Rep Rick Boucher, he was married on the Virginia Creeper Trail, a gem of trail...


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