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Virtual Slow Roll: Open Streets Ride

While the ongoing public health crisis is preventing us from bringing big crowds together for free and inclusive community bike rides, our Monday night gatherings have moved online - tune in here on our homepage as well as our YouTube channel and Facebook group for a Virtual Slow Roll. This week we’re teaming with GObike Buffalo to advocate for the City of Buffalo to adopt world-renowned open streets policies as part of our response to the pandemic; from GObike: "Since the start of COVID-19, cities around the world have recognized the need to widen sidewalks and open streets for people (view the list here). Solutions vary wildly but include temporary bicycle lanes, limiting access to residential streets, weekly car-free events, car-free loops, and many more. "If you agree we need to open our streets to create safe public spaces in every community, we encourage you to sign our pledge." For the virtual tour and ride, one Slow Roll squad member will ride with a camera mounted to their helmet, while hosts and guests will appear from home via teleconference. Upon conclusion of the ride, a virtual afterparty will feature live music and fellowship in partnership with Buffalo.fm and Band Together Buffalo. We will resume [...]