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Celebrate Bike Month in the Innovation Quarter

This May the Innovation Quarter is proud to partner with the City of Winston-Salem to promote free biking activities for all ages and abilities during National Bike Month.

Innovation Quarter Bike Ride

When: Friday, May 1 at 11 am
Where: 635 Vine Street, Winston – Salem NC 27101
(Inmar Corporate Headquarters)
Sponsored by Inmar and the Forsyth County Department of Public Health

Join Innovation Quarter tenants and neighbors for a short bike ride during your lunch break. Riders will meet in the visitor lot in front of Inmar at 11 am. The streets will not be closed for this ride. Please make sure to bring your helmets.

The first 50 people to register for this event will receive a free, boxed lunch courtesy of Triad Air Awareness. To reserve your lunch please email Lorelei Elkins at elkinslt@forsyth.cc.

If you prefer to ride indoors, the Innovation Quarter YMCA is offering a free spin class followed by a complimentary lunch at the same time.

Walk & Roll Winston-Salem

When: Sunday, May 3 from 1 – 4 pm
Where: East 3rd Street and Research Parkway

A fun event for the whole family! Enjoy walking, rolling, biking and skating with no traffic at Walk & Roll Winston-Salem. This event is free but participants are asked to register at East 3rd Street and Research Parkway before partaking in the festivities. Research Parkway will be closed to motor vehicles so anyone can come play on the streets.

  • Enjoy a bounce caster, hula hoops, relay races, jump ropes, parachute games, corn hole and more
  • Drummers, salsa dancers, unicycles and pogo jumpers
  • Bike decorating, Trike & Training Wheels Parade (2 pm) and a bike rodeo
  • Free helmets and fittings by the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, Joshua’s Friends Foundation and Active Routes to School
  • Camel City Grill and Kona Ice

For more info please visit www.cityofws.org/bikemonth

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Bicycle Commuting Class

When: Friday, May 8 from noon – 1 pm
Where: Wake Forest Biotech Place Auditorium
Brought to you by ActionHealth – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Join Matthew Burczyk, Winston – Salem’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for this educational class about commuting by bike in our great city. Matthew will discuss issues related to using a bicycle for transportation, the importance of proper bike selection and how to dress for various types of trips and conditions.

Please bring your own brown bag lunch. Seating is limited to the first 120 guests.