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Silverthorne puts pedal to metal for Bike Month in June

Summit Daily staff report
With an assist from Councilmen Kevin McDonald, right, and Derrick Fowler, Silverthorne Mayor Ann-Marie Sandquist reads a proclamation Tuesday at Town Hall declaring June as Silverthorne Bike Month.
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Mayor Ann-Marie Sandquist proclaimed June to be Silverthorne Bike Month on Wednesday after unfurling a document wrapped around a set of handlebars during the town council meeting.

Silverthorne highly encourages bicycles as one of the best means for getting around town, and to promote the non-motorized mode of transportation, the town has cast a few special events for the month with more to come.

• June 1 — First Friday will be the biggest event of Bike Month, 4-7 p.m. on the lawn outside the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

• Every Monday in June — Yoga for Cyclists, 7:30 a.m. at Silverthorne Recreation Center

• June 5 — Silverthorne Elementary School Bike to School Day and children’s bike rodeo

• June 7 — Fundamentals of mountain biking, 5-7 p.m. at Rainbow Park (pre-registration required)

• June 12 — Share the Road safety forum at Silverthorne Pavilion

• June 13 — Summer CATCH kids bike poster displays at Silverthorne Recreation Center

• June 14 — Spanish-led indoor cycling class, 6 p.m. at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

• June 16 — Mountain bike safety training, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (pre-registration required)

• June 25 — Bike to Work Week begins

• June 27 — Bike to Work Day with a stop at Red Buffalo Coffee from 7-10 a.m. A table will be set up outside with goodies

• June 28 — Music with traveling cyclist Ben Weaver, 7-8 p.m. at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

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