Forward Pinellas’ Hosts “Bike Your City” Event in Gulfport
~~Join the guided group ride through the beautiful and historic City of Gulfport ~~
GULFPORT, FL — Calling all bike lovers! Join Forward Pinellas and the City of Gulfport for a guided “Bike Your City” group ride around the City of Gulfport on March 18th from 8:30 a.m.- 11 a.m. This free, family-friendly bike ride will showcase the many beautiful sights and wonderful amenities around the Historic Gulfport Casino and throughout the beachfront and downtown areas. On this slow, nine-mile tour, riders will learn about roadway safety and trail etiquette while exploring local amenities which you’ll find beautiful, exciting and surprising.
“From the Historic Gulfport Casino to the Gulfport Spur and to the OsGood Point Trail Connector, Bike Your City 2022 will explore the beautiful biking areas that make the City of Gulfport unique and enchanting,” says Mayor of Gulfport Samuel Henderson. “This group ride will not only draw much needed attention to the safety of everyone on our roadways, but will also celebrate the many benefits of cycling during Florida Bike Month.”
WHAT: Bike Your City: City of Gulfport
WHEN: March 18, 2022 from 8:30a.m. – 11:00a.m.
WHERE: Historic Gulfport Casino
5500 Shore Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707
Space is limited. Registration required. The first 100 people registered will receive a free BYC 22 t-shirt. All registered participants will receive bike lights, water, and refreshments. Riding facilities vary and everyone who enters the ride should be physically able to complete a 9-mile route.
Once you register, you’ll receive more information about the event. You’ll also have the opportunity to support local businesses, pick up some free safety swag and even win some great prizes!
The opening ceremony will be located at the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom and the Shore Boulevard Recreation Trail and Improvements Project location. This project was part of a multi-year Citywide effort to redevelop its Waterfront Redevelopment District, increase mobility and access within our downtown and commercial center and expand recreational trail access and connectivity within the City of Gulfport and Pinellas County communities.
For more information about Bike Your City 2022: Gulfport, click here: ForwardPinellas.org/BYC