Blog2017-05-15T12:02:47-04:00

Juneteenth Ride Tonight!

Happy Monday, Slow Rollers, perfect day for our free and inclusive Juneteenth Ride from the East Parade Ave side of MLK Park, starting at 6:30pm sharp! Let’s keep the party going after a wet yet wonderful weekend in the park as part of the celebration for the oldest known observance of the ending of slavery in the United States. […]

Stakeholder Spotlight – Juneteenth of Buffalo

Our free and inclusive Juneteenth Ride this coming Monday, June 17th, is named after the festival commemorating the June 19th, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery to the people of Galveston, Texas, considered the last part of the United States to receive the news. Now in its 44th year, Buffalo’s annual Juneteenth celebration that’s centered on MLK Park this weekend is credited as […]

Buffalocal Ride in Review

Hardcore crowd last night, big ups! 87 appears to be the official count of riders, including kids, and among them first-time Slow Rollers like 11-year-old Vincenzo and 10-year-old Tyler below, whose mom Maria said they were intent on honoring their commitment to ride with us. One catch – they didn’t have helmets; enter our presenting partner Independent Health, which has provided GObike Buffalo with helmets for such occasions. […]

Buffalocal Ride Tonight!

Happy Monday, Slow Rollers! UPDATE: we’re still on for tonight’s free and inclusive Buffalocal Ride from Brookdale Park on Morgan Road in South Buffalo, starting at 6:30pm sharp. Buffalocal afterparty will now be at Imperial Pizza, 1035 Abbott Road, the official pizza of Slow Roll Buffalo, which just had a big expansion including a bar serving Buffalocal brews and TVs for those who wanna watch Toronto take the title – join us for the ride [...]

Ken-Ton Pedal Party Preview

This coming Friday, June 7th, brings our second annual free and inclusive Ken-Ton Pedal Party, spurred by a group of engaged citizens and supported by Handlebars Cycle Company, a Ken-Ton staple since 1971, along with C&S Companies. We’ll meet again at Caputi’s Sheridan Pub (2351 Sheridan Drive, 7pm start) for a 12-mile ride followed by an afterparty with fellowship, food and drinks. […]

North Lovejoy Coalition Ride in Review

Thanks to all who overcame the cool wind to be welcomed by the North Lovejoy Coalition of Block Clubs into the tucked-in gem of Walden Park! We're grateful for their invitation. We lined up after the Little League game got going in the park and got some starting words from outgoing Lovejoy District Councilmember Richard Fontana: "The residents of this neighborhood all got together and decided to build this park with the city's help...a true [...]

Stakeholder Spotlight – North Lovejoy Coalition

Our free and inclusive North Lovejoy Coalition ride this coming Monday, June 3rd, is named after the coalition of block clubs that invited us to their epicenter in Walden Park (101 Bakos Boulevard, 6:30pm sharp start), where they meet at 6pm every third Tuesday of the month at the Walden Park Senior Apartments. Formed in recent years under the direction of Buffalo Board of Block Clubs leader Ada Hopson-Clemons, the coalition includes the nearby St. [...]

Independent Health Bike Bag Giveaway in Walden Park

Our free and inclusive North Lovejoy Coalition Ride on Monday, June 3rd, will include a touchscreen bike bag giveaway from our presenting partner, Independent Health. Before the ride from Walden Park (101 Bakos Blvd, 6:30pm sharp start), Independent Health’s RedShirt team will hand out bike bags to participants, while supplies last. Their RedShirt team will continue to hold giveaways at Slow Roll every first Monday of the month.