Gables Bike Day 10/28/12

Gables Bike Day
Sunday October 28th, 2012 from 10am to 4pm.
Miracle Mile and Ponce De Leon

Presented by Miracle Mile and Downtown Coral Gables, Gables Bike Day is back for its second consecutive year to celebrate healthy activities and green means of transportation within the limits of the City Beautiful. Miracle Mile eastbound lanes and Ponce De Leon north of Miracle Mile will be closed for auto traffic. Downtown Coral Gables will welcome the community with music, food, bike tours, safe cycling and much more. Gables Bike Day will be held Sunday October 28th, 2012 from 10am to 4pm.

Building on the success of last year’s event that attracted almost 4,000 attendees, and presented by Miracle Mile and Downtown Coral Gables, Gables Bike Day 2012 will bring back activities such as the bike tours of Coral Gables, kids’ activities, live bands, bike polo, local restaurants and many of Miami’s bike shops. The entire route will be packed with plenty of stops for the entire family to enjoy. New activities include: skate park demonstrations, roller derby, yoga, karate, a Halloween costume contest and more. Nil Lara and Afro Kumbe will be performing at Ponce Circle Park.

The Kick Off ceremony will be held at 10:30am at the Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park with City of Coral Gables Mayor Jim Cason, Commissioner Ralph Cabrera, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Simone Filippini and Executive Director of the Business Improvement District Mari Gallet.

2012 Sponsors include: Miracle Mile and Downtown Coral Gables, City of Coral Gables, University of Miami, Vessel Designs, Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables, Kingdom of the Netherlands, No Boundaries, Mack Cycle, TD Bank, Don and Jeannett Slesnick, DecoBike, Miami Dade County, Sun Revolution for the Planet, Cabrera Benefits Group, Police Benevolent Association, Forte Properties, 42 Below Vodka, BOLS Genever DAMRAK Original Gin and