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HRM Celebrates Bike Week 2009
(May 29-June 7)

(Tuesday, May 26, 2009) - HRM Bike Week (May 29 - June 7)is an opportunity for bike enthusiasts and first-timers to attend events hosted by HRM and its various Bike Week partners. Most events are free to the public and are simply aimed at promoting cycling, cycling safety, bike maintenance and the fun of bicycling.

To this end, HRM has compiled a list of biking topics that may be of interest to members of the media and a list of experts who are available to speak to the media on these issues. The list is as follows:

? Events around HRM Bike Week 2009
? Cycling With Children
? CAN-Bike: National Safe Cycling Program
? HRM’s 2009 Bike Map
? Bike Again: A community bicycle recycling program
? Active Safe Routes to School
? Making Tracks: Making Active Transportation for Children and Youth Safe
? Pathways for People: Active Transportation in Nova Scotia
? HRM Active Transportation Plan
? Nova Scotian Heartland Tour: Inspiring Nova Scotians to take ownership of their health
? Give to Life: a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of those suffering from unnecessary disease and death
? Local Bicycle Clubs
? Velo Halifax and Velo Cape Breton: Velo’s mission is to promote all aspects of biking
? Bicycle Racing - Bicycle Plus Club and the 2009 Halifax Criterium
? Helmet Safety - THINK FIRST
? Bicycle Safety Education
? Trails for Cycling in HRM
? Halifax Cycling Coalition
? 2009 HRM Bike Week Open Streets Party
? IWK Rehabilition Centre - Adapted Bikes Program

If you are interested in speaking to an expert on any of these topics, please contact:

Dustin O’Leary, BComm; MBA
Promotions and Research Coordinator
Halifax Regional Municipality
(902) 490-4079




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