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Kidical Mass to Bike Expo
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Come along for a 3.5-mile family-friendly ride from the locks to Bike Expo. We're heading out early to catch the morning family biking seminar! Saturday, March 1, 2014 Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (3015 NW 54th St, Seattle, WA)--meet inside the locks by the water on north/Ballard side. Meet at 9:00 a.m., ride by 9:15 a.m. Walk your bike inside the locks gates RSVP on the Facebook event page Expo ticket price information is or two tickets for $9 on livingsocial or the first five volunteers to sign up for the Cargo and Family Bike booth presented by Familybike Seattle get in free that day: sign up here. There is tons of fun for kids at Bike Expo: pictures from last year. Here's our route. And here's the information on the family biking presentation, on the top floor main stage:
"Look Ma, No Car!"...An Intro to Transportation Bicycling for Families Morgan Scherer 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. As Seattle continues to improve its bicycling infrastructure, it is becoming appealing to more and more families to get out of the car and onto bicycles to get around town. But getting started can be daunting and questions beg to be answered. How do I start? What kinds of equipment could work for my family and situation? What about hills/rain/cold? Is it safe? Come to this engaging and interactive presentation by Familybike Seattle founder Morgan Scherer as she presents safe and exciting ways to get started, as well as stories from the road. Morgan Scherer has been creatively biking her family and friends around Seattle since 2000. She started with a recumbent bike and a trailer, added an electric assist motor, and moved through a variety of interesting passenger/cargo carrying systems from there. Having gathered so much equipment, experience and knowledge, Ms. Scherer put on the first Family Bike Expo in 2007 and officially started the nonprofit Familybike Seattle in 2012.