This weekend will be the Bike Tour of Trees in Virginia-Highland. On Sunday April 27, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm; Trees Atlanta will be leading a free tour. Info and RSVP here.
Trees Atlanta along with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition presents a “Tree Tour on Bikes”, led by ISA Certified Arborist Linc Weis and experienced ride leaders from ABC. This family-oriented ride visits the Virginia-Highland Neighborhood Arboretum along quiet neighborhood streets as well as a stretch of the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine while showcasing diverse ornamental and flowering trees.
This easy ride has options for 2 or 4 miles of touring and can be managed by most elementary school kids. Younger children and cyclists who have yet to develop street skills are welcome as passengers in bike seats and trailers driven by adults. Frequent stops and interesting stories accommodate all ages.
Feel free to bring your own refreshments and refillable water bottle for water stop at John Howell Park. Also come along for an optional lunch stop afterward at a local Virginia-Highland restaurant.
Meet at John Howell Park at 9:30 for a 10AM departure. A 9:30 arrival time will allow us to sign you in, check equipment and brief riders on our route and safety rules. Whereas light mechanical problems can be handled by our ride leaders, our tour will more pleasant if your bike arrives in good working order. Participants are expected to wear helmets. You are encouraged to bring a bike with gears as Atlanta can be hilly at times