ORONO – To highlight the money-saving aspect of commuting by bicycle, there will be no registration fee for the 1st Annual Green Ride at 11:30 a.m.¬† Sunday, May 1, at the UMaine Student Recreation and Fitness Center.
Two ride courses are available, a family-friendly 3-mile and a scenic 10-mile ride. The group rides are open to the public. Donations are welcome, and proceeds will go toward the purchase of covered bike racks for the UMaine campus, according to sponsoring organizations, UMaine Sustainability, Campus Recreation and Auxiliary Services.
The Great Maine Bike Swap takes place before and after the rides, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the recreation center. Bike swap information is available on the Bicycle Coalition of Maine website (http://www.bikemaine.org/). For more information, call 581-3756
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