20 mile Road Ride benefit from the Peddler-Brushy Creek shop

Expected Turnout
50 - 150 riders
20 - 20
Average Speed
12 - 14
Flat to rolling
Friday, 1 Sep, 2017
8:30 AM
Rick B
Response rate: 
Response time:
1 hour
Wheels down at 8:30
The Brushy Creek Peddler/Kitten Ride Weekly Ride is this Friday Sept. 1, 8:30 am wheels down. We are collecting donations for the Austin Disaster Relief Network starting at 8 am. Adrian Hernandez is leading the ride with 20 miles at social pace. Red Horn Coffeehouse donating portion of their sales to Harvey relief. Please share this post, join us for the ride, or drop off one of the items listed below for our fellow Texans in the most dire of need.

New undergarments
(all sizes, children and adult),
New socks (all sizes, children and adult),
Toiletries (ie: shampoo, facewash, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc.),
New bed pillows,
New blankets,
Cleanup supplies,
Black trash bags,
Mops and buckets,
Utility knives,
Leather work gloves,
Inflatable mattresses,
Hand sanitizer and
Box fans. Clothing is not needed -
OR Cash.
NOTES: This modestly paced (12-14 mph) ride is on paved suburban and county roads between Parmer Lane and Hwy 183. Return is (usually) on Ronald Reagan Blvd for a short distance.
Park in front of the old red brick Goodwill Store on the southeast corner of FM1431 and Parmer Lane. The ride start is from the parking lot.
After the ride, join the group for a cup of coffee or other libation from the Red Horn Coffee shop.
Sponsored By
We envision Central Texas as a place where everyone recognizes and embraces the benefits of cycling, whether they ride or not, and where cycling is a common aspect of daily life for ... moreeveryone. Central Texas has a comprehensive bicycle network enabling people in the region to comfortably, safely and efficiently use a bike for transportation and recreation. Bicycling supports the community as a whole by: increasing roadway capacity and user mobility; strengthening the economy and household affordability; improving the environment; and promoting an active, healthy lifestyle.

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Bike Austin improves quality of life for all of Austin and Central Texas by growing bicycling as a form of transportation, exercise, and recreation.

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Bicycling should be safe and accessible.
Bicycling positively transforms our community.
Bicycling benefits all people, whether they bicycle or not.
Bicycling is an integral part of a multi-modal transportation system. 

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Respect each other and enjoy the activities we do together.
Partner and collaborate with public servants, government agencies, and members to accomplish our shared goals.
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Be conscious of social equity issues in transportation
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