18 miles. Rain at the start cancels. Rain date: May 14. Free Outdoor Events Ride is in conjunction with the Weekday Cyclists in NYC, Small-Wheeled Bike Race Urban Sustainability MAY 2008 NYCC and 5BBC. Saturday, May 10, 1pm Community Workshop Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, 72nd Street Transverse Free for skaters and cyclists overlooking the fountain Sunday, May 11, 2pm www.times-up.org Prospect Park Spin your little wheels! Free entry, prizes offered. 20-inch El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden, East 5th St. btwn Aves C & D Traffic Calming Ride wheels max. Spectators encouraged. After the race, we’ll Come get your hands in the earth and learn some of Friday, May 9, 6-7pm ride down the greenway to the start of the Folds Up! ride. Riverside Ride Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect the basic principles and practices of Ecovillage Design, Whole Systems Design and Permaculture. We will also Saturday, April 26 & May 31, 10pm Park in Brooklyn Folds Up! Folding Bike Ride be practicing some hands-on sheet mulching and prepar- Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park Trafﬁc calming ride supporting a car-free Prospect Park. Saturday, May 10, 2pm, West 23rd St on the Hudson ing an area for growing. Bring friends and food to share! Join us on bicycles or skates on the River Greenway, Manhattan. To learn more about upcoming workshops in this series MAY IS BIKE MONTH! last Saturday of every month for a A leisurely 10-mile ride through or to help with Time’s Up!’s other community gardening magical, evening ride in Manhattan. Manhattan and Brooklyn showcasing activities, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll share the tranquillity of Central folding bicycles (But all types of bikes Park in full bloom, plus we’ll add the are welcome, as long as their riders lovely tree canopy and grand vistas of are folding-curious!). Ends at Folding Bridges By Night Ride the Hudson River from Riverside Park. Bike Festival. Friday, May 16, 7:45pm 10 miles. Meet at NE corner of East 59th Street and First Avenue (NOT Tramway Plaza) Folds Up! Folding Central Park Join us for a twilight tour of East River bridges, through Bike Festival three boroughs and over the Queensboro, Pulaski, Wil- Moonlight Ride Saturday, May 10, 4pm, after the liamsburg, Manhattan, and Brooklyn bridges. This unique Friday, May 2 & June 6, 10pm ride highlights stunning vistas, takes in the glorious folding bike ride Columbus Circle entrance to Central sunset with a Manhattan backdrop, and provides a brief Stuyvesant Cove Park, Manhattan Park, First Friday of every month. history of the bridges and waterways. Bring lights and a (East 23rd Street at the East River). A fun, relaxing auto-free ride through snack. 15 miles, some stairs. Ice cream stop included. Learn all about folding bicycles, and Central Park. Enjoy the tranquillity of see and try out different models. Re- the park and its beautiful ponds and freshments courtesy of Swift Folder. Green Apple Ride waterways. Saturday, May 17, 11am-1pm Cycle Punk Prospect Park Temperance Monument in Tompkins Square Park, near Ave A and 9th Street Opening Show Moonlight Ride Explore sustainability sites—gardens, greenways and Saturday, May 10, 9pm riversides, composting, solar power, green buildings and Saturday, May 3, 7-11pm Meet at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, more—in the Garden District and Lower East Side, along East Sixth St. Community Center, 638 on the second Sat. of every month. with Green Map System and special guest speakers. E 6th Street Join us as we discover Prospect Easy 2-hr ride, all ages welcome. Rain cancels. Related Time’s Up! and Team Spider (NYC’s Park at night, a 526-acre urban oasis maps are online at GreenAppleMap.org. own Bike Punk band) bring you a night located in the heart of Brooklyn. This is of punk bands to celebrate the opening weekend of Bike Month NYC. Glass a safe, peaceful ride that visits many of Doggie Pedal Parade the little-known treasures the park has Bead Collective provides the visuals. All ages welcome. Saturday, May 17, 2pm This is a non-confrontational ride to slow down car trafﬁc to offer. Rain at 8:45pm cancels. NOT a race. Bring lights. Sliding scale donation of $5-$10 at the door. Union Square Park South during the hours Prospect Park is open to cars. The ride Bring your dog and join us for the ﬁrst annual Doggie Manhattan Evening Ride lasts about one hour, just in time to meet up with the Pup Your Ride Workshop Pedal Parade. The ride will highlight bikes adapted to Brooklyn Critical Mass Ride. Sunday, May 11, 2pm transport animal companions (see 5/11 workshop), as Wednesday, May 7, 6:45-9:30pm Time’s Up! space at the HUB, 73 Morton Street (between well as the beneﬁts of adopting homeless animals. Are NW Corner of 5th Ave & E 60th St, Manhattan Annual leisurely evening ride in celebration of Bike Brooklyn Critical Mass Hudson St. and Greenwich St. in the West Village) you dog curious, but without a pup of your own? Then Friday, May 9, 7pm Come transform your bicycle into a doggie (or other put on your best set of whiskers and dress up as your Month. Join us for this fun ride on Manhattan’s Green- Two meet-up points: Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park companion animal) transporter. Bring your bicycle along favorite animal. Ride ends with a doggie celebration with ways/Pathways, including Central Park, the West Side and the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge with supplies, such as a basket appropriately sized for snacks and drinks. For safety, please leave non-social Greenway, Battery Park, South Street Seaport, up the Come join Critical Mass in Brooklyn, a moving celebration your furry friend, in order to prepare for the Doggie Pedal pets at home. East Side and back to the start. Bring a good working of what our streets could be like with sustainable trans- Parade (5/17). We’ll provide mechanics to assist you and bicycle with properly inﬂated tires, bike pump, front & rear lights, spare inner tube, helmet (and wear it), and a smile. portation—Brooklyn-style! some baskets and trailers will be available for purchase. Outdoor Events Continued on Reverse Side... nents, accessories, and clothes that demonstrate how Free Outdoor Events cycling is real transportation. Rain Date: 5/31. FREE INDOOR BIKE REPAIR Don’t Wait! MAY 2008 Critical Mass Manhattan WORKSHOPS — MAY 2008 Free for skaters and cyclists www.times-up.org Friday, May 30, 7pm (please note dates & locations) Join TIME’S UP! Critical Mass is a monthly celebration of bicycles and other nonpolluting transportation, exercising our right to today! Bridges By Night—Uptown the road. Critical Mass is not run by any group or organi- Women & Trans Bike Repair Night Saturday, May 17, 7pm zation. It is a leaderless ride, free and open to all, which Mondays, 6:30pm All members are mailed our calendar All the way east on E 84th Street, Manhattan, at Carl takes place in hundreds of cities around the world. 156 Rivington St. (bt Suffolk and Clinton in the Lower of events which includes some of the best Schurz Park East Side, Manhattan) rides in N.Y.C. and updates for special The new Uptown edition of Bridges by Night Ride tours numerous bridges over the Harlem River, the Bronx Kill, History, Mystery, Murder Come learn the basics of bicycle repair from female me- events. Plus a complimentary Green Apple chanics at our repair classes designed by and for women. and Little Hell Gate Inlet, with stops in Manhattan, Wards and Money Tour No previous experience with bike repair required. Map! and Randall’s Island, and the Bronx. We’ll touch on Saturday, June 7, 10pm These classes are on a 4 week schedule: environmental issues as overly industrialized waterfronts, Manhattan entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge (southwest 1st Monday: Basics for Beginners • 2nd Monday: Cables Your donations make it happen! highway systems, and damaged marine and shore eco- corner of Chambers and Centre Street/Park Row). and Housing • 3rd Monday: Cups, Cones and Bearings systems are viewed. Approx 25 miles. Bring lights and a A fascinating bike tour of dazzling and notorious sites in 4th Monday: Wheels and Spokes • 5th Monday (when snack. Be prepared for a veritable urban obstacle course, Lower Manhattan. Includes New York’s legendary Five applicable): Open Workshop O New member O Renewing member including gravel, stairs, hills, broken glass, pot-holes, Points, world’s biggest gold cache, and arguably the most stretches of heavy trafﬁc, and a Yankees game. important place in USA history. O $25 1-year membership tuesday Bike Repair Classes Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm O $40 2-year membership Peace Ride to Tibetan Museum 156 Rivington St. (bt Suffolk and Clinton in the Lower O $50 2-year membership with a T-shirt Sunday, May 18, 11:45am East Side, Manhattan) Meet up at Manhattan’s Staten Island Ferry Terminal for Tuesday Bike Repair Classes are on a four week sched- departure on noon ferry ule. You’ll learn from our class bike--you can work on O I am supporting the environment with a Peaceful Ride through Staten Island to the Jacques your own bike at our Thursday workshop. donation of __________. Marchais Museum, a gem of a museum committed to 1st Tuesday: Basics for Beginners • 2nd Tuesday: Cables promoting awareness of Tibetan art and culture (www. tibetanmuseum.org). Bring money for museum admission and Housing • 3rd Tuesday: Cups, Cones and Bearings O I am supporting the TIME’S UP! Bike Legal 4th Tuesday: Wheels and Spokes • 5th Tuesday (when ($5) and bring lunch (or money for food). Defense Fund (which is now defending the applicable): Open Workshop freedoms of speech and assembly as well Central Park thursday repair Workshop as bikes) with a donation of __________. Traffic Calming Ride Thursday, May 1 & May 8 only, 6:30-9:30pm Friday, May 23, 6pm 73 Morton St. (bt Hudson and Greenwich in Manhattan’s O Yes, I would like to become a volunteer! Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park, 59th Street West Village) and Broadway/CPW Open shop—you use our tools and stands to work on your Old fashioned trafﬁc calming ride supporting a car-free bike. Experienced mechanics will be present to answer Name _____________________________ Central Park. Join us as we use our bodies, bikes and questions, but you do the work. If you have a big project, Address ____________________________ please be considerate of the time and plan ahead. mouths to slow down central park trafﬁc and reclaim the City/State/Zip _______________________ park for children, animals, cyclists, joggers and other Phone _____________________________ non-polluting creatures. Wednesday *members-only* E-mail _____________________________ Unique & Utilitarian Bike Repair Workshops Wednesday, May 7 & May 14 only, 6:30-8:30pm Bike Showcase 73 Morton St. (in Manhattan’s West Village) Saturday, May 24, 2-4pm Are you a Time’s Up! member? Come to our Wed. night Please send checks to: Hudson River Park at Morton St., Manhattan workshops reserved just for Time’s Up! members, where TIME’S UP! Time’s Up! is a non-proﬁt, all volunteer, direct-action envi- A show and tell of human powered vehicles for every you can use our tools and bike stands to work on your need and curiosity. Come see (and bring) commuter ronmental group. We survive on your generous support. bike. Since it will be a less crowded workshop, mechanics P.O. Box 2030 Check www.times-up.org or call 212-802-8222 for more bikes, cargo bikes, trailers, Dutch kid-carriers, velomo- information, updates, additional events and workshops, and will have more time to answer questions and give more New York, NY 10009 biles, upright semi-recumbents, and innovative compo- ways to donate, volunteer, or purchase T-shirts. attentive guidance. Become a Time’s Up! member today!