May-2008 handout by wpr1947


									                                                                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
                                                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
 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                           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
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
                                                      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
   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.
   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. 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 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!

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