Community: Slow Roll Buffalo’s Fruit Belt Block Party Ride will Happen Tonight
This evening from 6:30 to 8 pm, Slow Roll Buffalo's Fruit Belt Block Party Ride will be traveling along major streets Elmwood, Ellicott, Genesee and more!! Get all the details here and traffic information!
Slow Roll starts the second half of its season tonight - for Week 14 of 26 free and inclusive Monday night community bike rides, Slow Roll Buffalo's Fruit Belt Block Party Ride will gather on Mulberry Street between Carlton & Virginia for a party hosted by our volunteer squad member and FB Community Land Trust board member Earl McCarley.
This Monday's 10-mile roundtrip route includes neighborhoods Allentown, Grant-Ferry, Elmwood Village and downtown along major streets Michigan, Allen, Porter, Elmwood, Ellicott & Genesee, guided by our trained squad of more than 100 volunteers. Two "mass-up" stops allow for regrouping while community stakeholders inform riders of history, events and issues in the immediate area, with the African Heritage Food Co-op Kiddie Kickstand crew selling drinks and snacks for $1 cash.
We'll return to the Fruit Belt for an block party on Mulberry with food, drinks, music and fellowship.
Who: Thousands of bicyclists
What: Slow Roll Buffalo's Fruit Belt Block Party Ride
When: Tonight - Monday, August 6th, meet at 5:30pm, roll at 6:30pm
Where: Mulberry & Carlton Streets, Fruit Belt
Why: Reconnect the City of Good Neighbors
In standard Slow Roll structure, the ride the cover 10 miles at a leisurely pace of around 10 miles per hour, with cyclists of all ages and skill levels guided by more than 100 Slow Roll Squad volunteers and a Buffalo Police Department motorcade. Two "mass-up" stops allow for regrouping while community stakeholders inform riders of history, events and issues in the immediate area. Slow Roll Buffalo will continue at a different weekly venue on Monday nights through October 29th. Much more info with new content daily at www.slowrollbuffalo.org.
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