October 14, 2005 - The fifth annual Neighborhood
Bike Ride Waterfront Tour, sponsored by the City of Knoxville and
organized by the Knoxville Regional Bicycle Program, will be held
on Saturday, Nov 5.
The 10.5-mile tour - which highlights the City's two new greenways
- will begin at 9 a.m. with bike safety checks and refreshments
at Market Square. The ride will begin at 10 a.m.
Enjoying waterfront views of north and south Knoxville, bicyclists
will ride on two new City greenways to Ijams Nature Center.
"This is a great way for Knoxville residents to get some exercise
while enjoying some of the scenic treasures that Knoxville has to
offer," said Mayor Bill Haslam.
Bicyclists of all riding levels are encouraged to bring a water
bottle and helmet for this scenic tour. Free parking is available
at the Locust Street Garage. Breakfast and lunch refreshments will
also be provided.
For more information, call Kelley Segars at 215-3815. To view a
map of the tour, visit http://www.knoxtrans.org/bikeride/index.htm.