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Main Street and Paris Area Cyclists are hosting a Tour de Paris Tune Up and Cyclist ‘get together’ next Tuesday, July 17th 2012, at Bywaters Park 400 S. Main Street, downtown Paris — 6:30pm.
The purpose of the rally is to get area riders together for a last minute tune up, teach some valuable tips for cyclists, and have some hometown fun before the tour de Paris.
Rockwall Cycling will be setting up a tent and will have needed supplies for riders to help prepare them for the Tour de Paris.
Some things that will be taught at the pre-Tour de Paris cyclist rally along with the teachers and speakers are listed below.
Kenneth Bedford & Jeff Jones: Bike Maintenance Before a Ride
Sometimes people just get on their bike and ride until they have a problem. With proper maintenance, the riding experience will be more fun and equipment/investment will benefit.
Allen Williams Safety and Etiquette
People need to learn to share the road. Cyclists are vulnerable and good riding habits are essential to safety. Find out tips on safety, trail etiquette and riding safely.
Flynn Tiffany, Clint Barber, Bryan Hargis, and James Hooton: How to Change a Flat
Changing a flat can be intimidating, but it won’t be if you are informed on how to do it and what tools you will need. The back wheel can be especially a challenge because it is attached to the chain. Here you will here tips on how to change and prevent flats.
Steven from Rockwall Cycling and his assistant, Mike Donnan: Proper Fit of Your Bike
The riding experience can be enhanced or hindered by how your bike fits and its adjustments for your size. Learn from a professional at Rockwall cycling, as well as other experienced riders, on how to ride comfortably.
Edwin Pickle: Tour de Paris Information and other Ride Information Tent
Do you ride around town? Do you have a favorite route? Share rides, find out about the trail, and other rides in the region. Riding with groups can be motivational and fun.
There will also be biker games for everyone to take part in at the event. Some of these games are listed below.
Fun biker games:
Encourage your friends to ride to the park! All riders welcome.
It is going to be a lot of fun for everyone, and we especially want to encourage riders to get ready for the tour de Paris.