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Don't let the snow fool you - warm weather is just around the corner! 

We are looking forward to a busy season on Roosevelt Island this year. Next week we're launching the BuildingxBuilding Initiative, a Bike New York 
effort to get more Roosevelt Island residents involved with our free bicycle education classes and programming as participants, volunteers, and paid instructors. 

We're also in the midst of planning our 2nd Annual Spring Kickoff Party which will happen at the Capobianco basketball court on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The pop-up bike shop will be back for the event along with the bike decorating station, free bike raffle, Bike Guard program, and more! 

In addition to our normal schedule of classes at Sportspark and Capobianco basketball court, we've got some new classes on the horizon for kids and families. These classes have been designed to meet the needs of the Roosevelt Island community, a place where growing families are planting their roots. 

For more information about Bike New York and the Roosevelt Island Pilot Program, please visit the Roosevelt Island Blog on our website. You can also read about us in the Main Street WIRE (Volume 35, Issue 12). 


See you on the island! 

cheers,
Caitlin Goodspeed
Community Outreach Manager
cgoodspeed@bike.nyc 
Join Bike New York for a short presentation about our FREE classes and programs on Roosevelt Island. You’ll learn more about our organization, how you can get involved and what you can look forward to this summer.  We'll also share some important bike safety tips! Presentations will take place at Rivercross, Octagon, Roosevelt Landings, and Manhattan Park. Please email Caitlin Goodspeed at cgoodspeed@bike.nyc for details. Light refreshments and giveaways will be provided! 
Learn how to ride a bike before summer arrives! We have FREE bicycle education classes at Sportspark and Capobianco Field throughout the year. From learning how to ride a bike to becoming a confident city cyclist, we offer classes for people of all ages and skill levels. Please visit our website to register for classes and get more information. 

Here are our upcoming classes on Roosevelt Island:

Sunday, March 22: Learn to Ride - Kids, 10am - 12pm (Sportspark Ping Pong Room)
Wednesday, March 25: Bike Commuting 101, 6:30pm - 8pm (Sportspark Lounge)
Tuesday, March 31: 
Learn to Ride - Adults, 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm (Sportspark Gym)
Sunday, April 12: Learn to Ride - Kids, 1pm - 3pm (Sportspark Outside BB Court)
Wednesday, April 22: Street Skills Class, 6:30pm - 8pm (Sportspark Lounge)
Saturday, May 9: Street Skills Ride, 10am - 1pm (Meet at Sportspark)
Sunday, May 17: Kids' Bicycling Basics, 10am - 1pm (Capobianco Field)
Saturday, May 30: Learn to Ride - Kids, 11am - 1pm (Capobianco Field)
Sunday, June 14: Learn to Ride - Kids, 10am - 12pm (Sportspark Outside BB Court)
Sunday, June 21: Kids' Bicycling Basics, 10am - 1pm (Capobianco Field)
We want to hear from you about transportation on Roosevelt Island! What changes do you want to see? Do you feel comfortable riding a bicycle on the island? Where would you like to see more bike racks? Please let us know what you think by taking our survey. It will take no more than 10 minutes and we would really appreciate it. To access the survey, please click here
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