Human-powered transportation helps protect the natural world that we so proudly share with museum visitors. It can also contribute to health and wellness by offering a fun way to get moving. Dedicated to cyclists of all ages, this program will inspire you to seek out warm-weather adventures on two wheels and…
- learn more about biking’s many benefits
- enjoy music made with and on bicycles!
- get maintenance and safety tips
- discover nearby bike routes
- find out what’s being done to improve urban biking infrastructure
The event begins at noon so grab some lunch and join us on Zoom.
Advance registration is required. Please note that registration closes 30 minutes before the event start time.
Times are approximate
12:00 Celebrating Bicycles through Music with IDEAS, NOT THEORIES by Reynaliz Herrera
IDEAS, NOT THEORIES is a theatrical percussion company that explores the use of unconventional instruments. In two sessions, Reynaliz Herrera and her company will perform using bicycles as their instruments.
12:05 Biking Safely for Fun and Fitness with Laura Smeaton, Bicycle Safety Instructor with MassBike
MassBike is an organization that promotes a bicycle-friendly environment and encourages bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation. Laura will show you what’s needed to ensure a safe and fun ride.
12:25 Basic Bicycle Maintenance with Adrienne Philson, Mobility Education Coordinator for the City of Cambridge
Before you head out on your bike, make sure that it’s road ready. Adi will walk you through some basic tips for taking care of your bike so it is safe to ride. It’s as easy as ABC! (Tune in to find out what that means.)
12:40 More Bicycle Beats and Q&A with Reynaliz Herrera
12:50 Urban Bikeways with Cara Seiderman, Transportation Program Manager with the City of Cambridge
Cambridge is known for being a great city in which to get around by bicycle, as evidenced by the changes to the streets and by increasing numbers of people riding Bluebikes and family-style bikes. Today, four times as many people bicycle through the city than they did fifteen years ago. Cara Seiderman will talk about the projects and programs involved in creating this bicycle-friendly city.
This webinar is free and will be hosted on Zoom.
To join the program, you will need to download the free Zoom app in advance. If you already have Zoom, you do not need to download it again. For details on how to improve your Zoom experience, visit the How to Attend an HMSC Program webpage.