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Slow Roll News

Roll with East Side Bike Club

As we begin a new year of free and inclusive community bike rides – starting with our Season-Opening Ride this coming Monday, May 3rd (meet at Big Ditch Brewing, 55 E. Huron St., downtown, 6:30pm start), we resume our weekly “Roll with” feature by spotlighting our partner in rides the East Side Bike Club (ESBC), which will begin its season of free and inclusive Saturday morning rides from MLK Park on May 15th, meeting at [...]

Get to Know Damon Kimbrough

As we begin a new year of free and inclusive community bike rides with our Season-Opening Ride this coming Monday, May 3rd (meet at Big Ditch Brewing, 55 E. Huron St., downtown, 6:30pm start), we resume our weekly “Get to Know” feature by turning to our volunteer squad that is the lifeblood of Slow Roll, and one of our squad leaders who’s been expanding his presence in the bike community over this past challenging year. [...]

Meet at Big Ditch Brewing Company

This coming Monday, May 3rd, we’ll start a new year of free and inclusive community bike rides with our Season-Opening Ride from one of our favorite host venues, Big Ditch Brewing Company (55 E. Huron St., downtown). We’ve had many rides from Big Ditch going back to their opening in 2015, when the staff called us the “Steam Roll” for essentially training them to handle max capacity. […]

311 Thursday: Craters on Busti Bike Lane

New this year in Slow Roll - 311 Thursdays, when we'll encourage everyone to call 311 or use the app to report road hazards to the City of Buffalo's Division of Citizen Services. Help us help city workers find spots in need of fixing! This week's 311 Thursday report is this series of craters in the bike lane on Busti Ave between Vermont and Porter, part of the route for our Season-Opening Ride this coming Monday. [...]

Public Rides Suspended – Solo Roll with our Buffalocal Beer Roll

Although we’ve been carefully conducting free community bike rides with many pandemic-induced changes since August, news of a local spike in Covid-19 cases has led us to suspend our schedule of free community bike rides, instead encouraging everyone to ride on their own or in smaller groups with proper precautions. While we’ll continue planning our wintertime series of *Snow* Roll rides with hope of resuming in December as in past years, plans to continue weekly [...]

Request for Proposals : Fundraising Consultant

Wheel B. Herd Inc d/b/a Slow Roll Buffalo Fundraising Consultant Request for Proposals October 23, 2020 Purpose Slow Roll Buffalo, a newly independent 501(c)3 is seeking proposals for professional fundraising services in developing and implementing a fundraising campaign and sustainability plan for the 2021 fiscal year.  Background Slow Roll Buffalo (SRB) is one of the world’s largest free and inclusive community bike rides. Founded in 2014, SRB connects communities through guided rides for bicyclists of [...]

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