Blog2021-05-18T10:27:03-04:00

Slow Roll News

Ken-Ton Pedal Party Preview

This Friday, June 18th, marks our third annual free and inclusive Ken-Ton Pedal Party, presented with support from Nussbaumer & Clarke and Paul Wolf Insurance, and hosted by North End Bar & Grill (2692 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore, 7pm start). Ken-Ton has brought among the bigger turnouts of our suburban Pedal Parties, thanks in great part to civic booster Katie Burd, who shared her excitement for our return below, join us! […]

Roll with Imperial Pizza

Our free and inclusive Imperial is Life Ride this coming Monday, June 14th (meet at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, 6:30pm start), is named after the official pizza of Slow Roll Buffalo, Imperial Pizza, in appreciation of their continued support providing pizza for our afterparties. Our 10-mile route will include a pass by Imperial’s recently-expanded 1035 Abbott Road home – learn more below from second-generation owner Dave Powers, whose father and uncle opened [...]

Meet at Olivencia Community Center

Our free and inclusive Clean Slate Ride this coming Monday, June 7th, brings us back to the Olivencia Community Center (261 Swan Street, 6:30pm start), home of the Grease Pole Festival and so much more, although it’s been a quiet place for the most part since the pandemic hit. We’re honored to be part of its reopening – learn more below from one of its keepers, Willie Olivencia, join us for the ride and stick [...]

Roll with The Battle Within

As we continue the tradition of meeting at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park for our free and inclusive Memorial Day Ride this coming Monday, May 31st (1 Naval Park Cove, 6:30pm start), we pay respects to all who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, whether in service abroad or by “the battle within” upon return. The newest of many installments in the Monuments Garden at the Naval Park was dedicated in [...]

Meet at Liberty Hound

Our free and inclusive Memorial Day Ride this coming Monday, May 31st, continues our annual tradition of meeting at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and its next-door neighbor, the Liberty Hound bar and restaurant (1 Naval Park Cove, Canalside, 6:30pm start), which will host our Buffalocal afterparty. […]

Roll with the Partnership for the Public Good

The theme of our free and inclusive Redline Line this coming Monday, May 24th (meet at Central Park Grill, 2519 Main Street, 6:30pm start), comes from a common conversation around Slow Roll, as our rides cover every corner of one of America’s poorest and most segregated cities – when one asks how that sad state came to be, one of the clearest answers is redlining, defined as “refusing (a loan or insurance) to someone because [...]

Who’s Got a Ticket To Roll?

New this year: Slow Roll Buffalo's Ticket To Roll A monthly series of ticketed fundraiser rides! Each with its own theme and limited capacity, these ticketed rides will help keep Slow Roll Mondays and our weekend Pedal Parties free and open to all.   May 23: Spring Roll Spots are still available for the first in our Ticket to Roll series of monthly fundraiser rides! The Spring Roll is a 22-mile roundtrip ride [...]

Slow Roll Now Mask-Optional During Rides

In response to the latest guidance on public gatherings from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and in consultation with local public health officials and fellow event organizers, Slow Roll Buffalo will shift from mandatory to voluntary face covering during our free and inclusive community bike rides, beginning with tonight’s Vaccination Ride starting and ending at Zone One Entertainment Complex (30 East Amherst Street). In alignment with guidelines adopted by the upcoming [...]

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