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Hundreds of riders make 17th annual Tahoe Bike Month a success

Biking close to the Upper Truckee Marsh.

STATELINE, Nev. — The Tahoe Regional Planning Company and Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition in June teamed up to arrange the 17th annual Tahoe Bicycle Month. 

Bicycle Thirty day period is a basin-huge celebration of biking and a helpful levels of competition to see which folks and groups can report the most rides. About 300 Tahoe residents and website visitors signed up for the online competitiveness and even more participated in bike-helpful gatherings in the course of the thirty day period. 

South Lake Tahoe kicked off Bike Month with the yearly bicycle path cleanup arranged by the League to Save Lake Tahoe and Thoroughly clean Tahoe. Above 60 volunteers picked up 220 kilos of trash, including hundreds of cigarette butts and plastic items, along three miles of bike route in the town of South Lake Tahoe.

The first week of June also marked the return of Bike to Faculty week right after a two-calendar year hiatus due to the pandemic. Over 600 students rode their bikes to college at Lake Tahoe Unified School District elementary faculties, South Tahoe Middle Faculty and Lake Tahoe Faculty to generate basic safety prizes throughout bicycle to college times.  

The Tahoe Bicycle Thirty day period website http://www.tahoebikemonth.org helped contributors log their outings and miles throughout the thirty day period-prolonged competition. Contributors have been entered into weekly raffles and winners obtained prizes donated from nearby companies around the lake. Participants also competed for prizes and glory by recording the most rides, miles, elevation obtain, most significant ride, and for using each individual day in June. 

Particular person winners incorporated:

Selection of Rides – Dylan Hughes (131)

Elevation Acquire – Julie Bacon (93,002 vertical toes)

Distance – Julie Bacon (1,618 miles)

Most significant Experience – Dan Deemer (121 miles in addition 11,622 vertical toes)

Consecutive Times (all 30 times of June) – Dan Deemer, Natasha Buffo, Dylan Hughes, Gradual Amy, Nick Speal, Jeremy Benson

In the workforce group, staff “Friends of the Bicycle Coalition” received the challenge by earning 126 points around the program of the thirty day period. 

Look at out the leaderboards at https://tahoebike.org/bike-thirty day period-leaderboard/.

“Bike Thirty day period has been so enjoyable this calendar year, bringing people collectively for a shared really like of all kinds of biking,” explained Nick Speal, workforce captain of the winning staff in a news launch. “From major mountain bike rides to fast e-bicycle commutes, to late night jaunts about town, it’s been a terrific thirty day period for using. I have been so influenced to see so numerous people out on the bicycle paths. Tahoe has so much to offer, just a limited bicycle journey absent.”  

In addition to the competitors, people and people gathered collectively for bike-pleasant gatherings all month extended. Truckee hosted the 18th annual Truckee Working day Cleanup on June 4 encouraging participants to bicycle the 29th annual America’s Most Wonderful Bicycle Ride about the lake returned on June 5 about 50 South Shore commuters stopped by the Bicycle Coalition booth for donuts on their way to perform on June 14 the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Affiliation hosted an additional prosperous Mountain Bicycle Competition on June 18-19 30 North Shore commuters biked for donuts on June 23 Lake Tahoe Pride hosted their to start with at any time Delight Bike Experience on June 25 and the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition rode out the thirty day period with a bang on June 30 all through the Bike Month Celebration Journey.  

TRPA and its associates manage a web site focused to facts about having all over Tahoe without having driving at http://www.LinkingTahoe.com. An interactive bike map can be observed at http://www.map.tahoebike.org and paper maps can be discovered at bike outlets and customer facilities in the course of Tahoe and Truckee. The Tahoe Bike Challenge will return in June 2023. 

For additional facts, visit http://www.tahoebike.org.

Source: Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition