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BIKE BELLINGHAM! A Day To Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

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BIKE BELLINGHAM! A Day To Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

Time: September 24, 2011 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Bellingham City Hall Plaza
Street: 210 Lottie St.
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map:…
Event Type: climate, rally
Organized By: Rob Olason
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2011

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Event Description

When: 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday 24 September

Arrive at 210 Lottie Street in Bellingham, starting from one of ten different locations

What: Starting at 11am, ten different bike groups will start from 10 schools in Bellingham, to converge downtown at City Hall and Library. Meet in front of: Happy Valley, Sunnyland, Kulshan, Shuksan, Fairhaven, Columbia, Larrabee, Silver Beach, WCC (meet in front of Laidlaw Building), WWU (meet in Red Square)

*Join your nearest listed school location, dressed up with decorated bikes, helmets required, parents must accompany kids


- Bike Skills Course for Kids with everybody BIKE from 12-1pm
- Guest Speakers beginning at 1:15. Speakers include:

· Dan Pike, Mayor of Bellingham
· Alex Ramel, Sustainable Connections
· Bob Ferris, RE Sources Executive Director (Bob's presentation text already available here:

· Terry Meyer, Owner - Cascade Community Wind
· David Olson, M.D., Whatcom Docs

· group photo just before 2pm.

2 pm - Advanced Ride to Cherry Point, with a send off from everyone else.

**Still looking for volunteers at event (bike skills course, resource collection, valet bike parking attendants). Please contact Jill at 360-201-3093 if interested (text ok) or email

***Thank you to the following sponsors: Sierra Club, Climate Solutions, Surfrider Foundation, RE Sources, Transition Whatcom, Cascade Community Wind, Forest Ethics, Adventures NW Magazine, SSC, Fairhaven Bike, Earls Bike Shop, Mount Bakery, Community Food Coop, The Bagelry, Jacks Bicycle Shop, Fanatik Bike Co, Kulshan Cycles and Hammerhead Coffee.

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Comment by Rob Olason on September 19, 2011 at 5:40pm
Bike in to this event! We have ten rides from ten schools across Bellingham, that all come together at the City Hall Plaza. There we will have an info fair/climate rally from noon to 2 pm. Then a second ride will head out to the proposed Cherry Point Coal Terminal. This is but one event among the hundreds of events happening across the globe drawing attention to our need to find solutions to our climate crisis.
Comment by Roseanne on August 30, 2011 at 5:05pm
Sounds great!

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