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Tune-Up Time Event

Date: 5/12/12 - 5/12/12

Get Your Bike Ready for Bike to Work Day Tune-Up Time in Balboa Park

Saturday, May 12
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Balboa Park – Corner of 6th Avenue and Laurel Street

With Bike to Work Day just around the corner (Friday, May 18), bicyclists of all ages are invited to rally to ride this Saturday at Tune-Up Time, a family-friendly event featuring free bike maintenance checks, plenty of snacks and freebies, a children’s bike obstacle course, and much more. iCommute will hand out Bike to Work Day t-shirts to those who register to ride on May 18 (while supplies last).

The event will feature nearly 20 vendor booths. Experts from the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition will offer safety and maintenance demonstrations in English and Spanish. Radio station 91X will provide music. There will be free valet parking for bicycles.

SANDAG has organized Tune-Up Time and Bike to Work 2012 with the support of numerous annual partners, including Suki Day Spa, SuperShuttle, San Diego Zoo, car2go,, Clif Bar, Tri-City Wellness Center, the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, the Metropolitan Transit System, North County Transit District, San Diego Business Journal, and U-T San Diego/Enlace.

On hand will be:

Bike maintenance stations by Anywhere Bicycle Repair
Kids' bike obstacle course
Demonstration on ABCs of biking (10 a.m.)
Demonstration on bicycle safety (11:30 a.m.)
Demonstration on bicycle maintenance (1 p.m.)
Display of commuter bicycles and bike fashion and accessories from Electra Bicycle Company