MassBike 5th Annual Bike Night Celebration Mon Oct 18 Friday, October 01, 2004
Please join MassBike for our 5th annual Bike Night celebration! See details
below, and please circulate widely.
MASSBIKE ANNOUNCES 5th ANNUAL BIKE NIGHT TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 18,
Secretary of Commonwealth Development Doug Foy to Keynote; Awards Given to
Sen. Jarrett Barrios and Comedian Jimmy Tingle
BOSTON—MassBike, Massachusetts’ statewide bicycling education and advocacy
organization, announced today that it will hold its 5th Annual Bike Night
Celebration on Monday, October 18, 2004 at Ryles in Inman Square, Cambridge.
The event, MassBike’s premier annual fundraising event, will raise awareness
about MassBike’s advocacy successes this year, including passing legislation
requiring the Drivers Manual to be updated with bike safety information. A
silent auction will be held featuring items including an electric bike, gift
certificates from Redbones and Harpoon Brewery, apparel from EMS, and more.
Bike valet parking will be provided, and the cost per ticket is $25. Online
registration is available at www.massbike.org.
EVENT: MassBike’s 5th Annual Bike Night Celebration
GUESTS: Keynote Speaker Doug Foy, Secretary of Commonwealth Development;
“Influence Pedaler” Award Winners State Sen. Jarrett Barrios and comedian
WHEN: Monday, October 18, 2004 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Bike Night business supporters include Major Sponsor Stonyfield Farm/O’
Naturals; Sponsor Jason & Fischer; and Supporters Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Landry’
s Bicycles; Charles River TMA; Cycle Loft; and WheelWorks.
Founded in 1977, MassBike is the only statewide bicycling education and
advocacy group in Massachusetts, and has more than 1300 dues-paying members.
In addition to this year’s win on the Drivers Manual update, MassBike has a
history of results. MassBike was instrumental in the creation of the
Minuteman Bike Path, now the second most popular trail in the U.S.; the
passage of the 1996 Bike-Pedestrian Access Law; and the MBTA policy change
allowing bikes on the T without a special pass. For more information about
MassBike, visit www.massbike.org.