1,000 New Cyclists: Family Cycling Outreach

From EBBC:

Are you inspired by the benefits of everyday cycling in your own family? Interested in sharing your experiences and finding ways to increase ridership among kids & parents? Join us in helping to bring the 1000 New Cyclists campaign into local schools and to families in your neighborhood. This will be the kick-off meeting for an on-going working group.

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