Slow Ride…Take it easy

Hop on your bike and join and enjoy a Slow Ride with Bike Pensacola to and from First City Art Center on Sat. February 17, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

This event is FREE, Sponsored by FCAC and Open Books.

Each month Bike Pensacola explores the quiet, scenic streets of Pensacola’s many historic neighborhoods for a fun and leisurely ride among friends. For February our hosts and sponsors are First City Art Center and Open Books–two great nonprofits in our community.

Open Books will be having a sidewalk book sale all day until 6:00 p.m.

First City Art Center will be hosting an Open House with raffles, glass blowing demos, social media giveaways, snacks and fun! There is currently an art exhibition in Gallery 1060, closing February 25th, titled “The Roads We’ve Taken.”

Because most cyclists are “self taught,” each month we offer information about bicycle laws, safety tips, and addressing different bicycling skills that will help keep rides safe and enjoyable.

The ride will be about one hour and ten minutes long, at a casual pace. Nobody will be “dropped” or left behind. Children ages 10 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Cyclists under 16 must wear a helmet by law; ages 16 and up helmets are recommended but are not required by law. And we will enjoy a ride escort by officers of the Pensacola Police Department.

A few more things:

–dogs are OK but must be safely contained on the bicycle

–bicycles only please, and only self-propelled or electric-assiist

–no Segways, skateboards, or gasoline-powered motorized bicycles

–please make certain that both you and your bicycle are healthy and well-maintained so that you can safely ride about six miles.

For much more information about the Slow Ride please visit Bike Pensacola on Facebook or call 850-687-9968 or