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Posted on: June 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City Announces Summer’s Slow Roll Bike Ride Events

Slow Roll Summer Events



June 21, 2019

Contact: Dane Eifling
Bicycle & Pedestrain Programs Coodinator
Engineering Department

City Announces Summer’s Slow Roll Bike Ride Events

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— The City of Fayetteville’s Slow Roll bike ride program continues to offer community-oriented bike events for riders of all ages and abilities. These rides last approximately one hour and are slow-paced (averaging about 6 miles per hour) on flat routes through neigborhoods and on paved trails. These rides are casual and fun for families with children as well as seasoned cyclists.

Don’t have a bike? Don’t worry! VeoRide bike share bikes will be available for anyone with an account. Helmets are available for free but are not required to ride. 

June Slow Roll
When:  Saturday, June 29 – event starts at 11 a.m. and ride starts at noon
Where:  Fiesta Square (3600 N College Ave). Explore Rolling Hills Drive and Appleby Road neighborhoods
Info: Free food samplings from Whole Hog Café after the ride. Free e-bike demo provided by Bike NWA with reservations available online

July Slow Roll
When:  Saturday, July 13 – event starts at 10 a.m. and ride starts at 11 a.m.
Where: TriCycle Farms (1705 N Garland Ave). Explore neighborhoods south of UA Agri Farms
Info:  Relaxed family-friendly event on the TriCycle Farms with free snacks and fun for kids of all ages.

August Slow Roll
When:  Thursday, August 1 – event starts at 5 p.m. and ride starts at 6 p.m.
Where: Fayetteville’s Downtown Square during First Thursday. Explore Wilson Park and Washington-Willow neighborhoods
Info:  First Thursday on the Square, produced by Experience Fayetteville, is a community centered event that features a combination of music, food, art, and fun. The theme for August is tailgating.


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