It’s great to see this fleet of bicycles for guests of the Residence Inn/Spring Hill Suites Greenville Downtown that is nearing opening. Kudos for encouraging guests to see Greenville by bike!
A patriotic kids Bike Parade was held in Travelers Rest, with prizes awarded for the most creative and patriotic decorations. The parade traveled from the gazebo by the Swamp Rabbit Trail to Pink Mama’s Ice Cream – and the best part was that all the kids got free ice cream on a hot day!
Here, “Pink Mama” leads the bike parade while pedaling the ice cream cart.
A “Protected bike lane” is a narrow lane of traffic dedicated to bicycles, but separated from vehicle traffic by a curb, decorative planters or some other type of barrier. A demonstration section has been set up on the corner East Broad Street and Main Street. It will also be there for Sunday (today), so be sure to bring your bike to test it out.
The Bikeville Classic bike race was held in Greenville over the weekend. Saturday’s race events took place on the Southern Connector (I185), which was closed for the event. Sunday’s races were held on a tight and fast course in the center of downtown Greenville.
A group of bicycles with shadows travels along the trail through Falls Park.
Considering that the minimum posted speed limit on this Interstate highway is 45 mph, Jetpacks would be a useful accessory for these bicycles. But it’s not as dangerous as it looks – the entire stretch of the Southern Connector was shut down on Sunday as part of the Bikeville Classic time trials. The general public had a chance to ride the 20 mile course on the Interstate before the time trials began.
It was a challenge to get this as I was riding, and trying to minimize the amount of the heavy rain getting on the camera – not entirely successful as can be seen in this view.
This demonstration at the Imaging Upstate festival proves that there really are alternatives to the wheel. By carefully pairing these square wheels to the riding surface, the ride turns out to be perfectly smooth!
There was also an art bike parade with about a dozen specially decorated and uniquely constructed bicycles.
Cycling in Cleveland Park
Bronica ETRSI – Kodak Tmax 100 – Rodinal Stand Developement
The Greenville B-Cycle network has expanded by adding a station at the Greenville Zoo and at the Hughes main library.