CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
Safe bicycling day features info on maintenance, etiquette and prizes
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Information on bicycle etiquette, maintenance, local bike
trails and free prizes, including a Trek 820 mountain bike, will highlight
a "Safe Bicycling Day," Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
on Hubbard Field, across from the Iowa Memorial Union on the University of
Student-run KRUI radio will broadcast from the site throughout the event.
The goal of the event is to help bicyclists on the UI campus become better
acquainted with bike safety and etiquette issues. Free bicycle registration
will be provided; local bicycle shops will be there for advice on bikes and
bike maintenance; and local bicycle clubs will have advice on bikes, bike
routes and trails, and bike rides.
Currently registered UI students may sign up to win the Trek 820 mountain
bike. Additional prizes donated by the bike shops will be given away throughout