September 15th — Crossrides

Big Car has configured a network of self-guided biking routs that will let you check out Indy’s historical and cultural crossroads. Start at City Market and follow the route at your own pace while looking for QR Code markers connecting you to Indy’s art and cultural gems. Your ride is complete once you return to City Market, where conversation and prizes await. Go to www.bigcar.org to register.

When: Saturday September 15th, 4:00-7:30 pm
Where: City Market  222 East Market Street

Free

Public Contact Info: 450-6630

Organizers: Jim Walker, Big Car, jimj.walker@me.com, 408-1366

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before the event::According to Untold Indy‘sA Cycling History,” bikes have been part of Indy almost as long as there has been an Indy.

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Indy!::If you think Crossrides (September 15) sounds cool …

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    4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27: East 38th Street Branch Library, 5420 E. 38th St.
    4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28: Irvington Branch Library, 5625 E. Washington St.
    4 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 2: Glendale Branch Library, 6101 N. Keystone Ave.
    4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 3: East Washington Branch Library, 2822 E. Washington St.
  • June 23: 15th N.I.T.E. ride
    The N.I.T.E. Ride starts at 11:00 pm (at NIGHT!) from IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium on New York Street, travels along well-lit roads through Downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana Statehouse, Monument Circle, Butler University, Indianapolis Museum of Art, wanders along the White River and through the IUPUI Campus.
  • July 14: 3rd annual Indy Crit
    It’s the largest bicycle race in Indiana. And more: bike polo, music, food, kid-stuff.
  • August 11: Mass Ave Crit
    Building on the reputation as the “amateur sports capital of the world,” the NUVO/Indianapolis Cultural Trail Cycling Team is hosting a downtown Indianapolis race in the heart of the Mass Ave Cultural District. The Mass Ave Critierium is a 3-corner, flat, left turning, .66 mile crit in the beautiful, hip, Mass Ave neighborhood of downtown Indy, utilizing Mass Ave, Vermont and East street.

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