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Cycle the Arts and celebrate Valley Bike Month in April



  Mar. 18, 2014

  Susan Conklu, transportation planner, 480-312-2308 
  Holly Walter, public information officer, 480-312-2655

 
Cycle the Arts and celebrate Valley Bike Month in April

Hop on your bike and get a personal look at some of the Valley’s best public art at the 9th Annual Scottsdale Cycle the Arts event Sunday, Apr. 6. The ride begins and ends at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Street.

The bike tour is free and fun for the entire family. Learn about each public art piece along a guided seven-mile loop from artists and knowledgeable speakers. The ride includes interesting facts about the artist and high school student-designed bike art in the Art in Motion project and exhibit curated by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Participants will receive a bike magnet by local artist Andy Brown and a free Valley Metro Bike Month t-shirt.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with small groups of riders departing at 9 a.m. Helmets are required. After the ride, participants can:

Cycle the Arts is presented by the city of Scottsdale Transportation Department and the Scottsdale Cultural Council. Visit Scottsdale Public Art for more information.

For additional 2013 Valley-wide Bike Month events, visit SharetheRide.