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County to host a community bike ride Thursday

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More than 150 public transit systems and organizations are celebrating the 12th Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday. Los Alamos County will take it one step further by asking its residents to Dump the Pump and Bike It, Walk It or Bus it. 

The county will host a three-mile Community Ride. The ride was originally scheduled for Bike to Work Day on May 19, but was postponed due to snow. 

“Dump the Pump Day” is another a way to celebrate bicycle transportation. 

The ride will start at 11:30 a.m. from the Ashley Pond Pavilion.  Members of the Los Alamos Fire Department and Los Alamos Police Department bike patrols will lead the ride through town. 

After the ride, free hot dogs, chips and refreshments will be served to the first 100 participants. 

Staff and a bus from Atomic City Transit will be on site to demonstrate use of bus mounted bike racks along with information promoting safe cycling.

A raffle will be held at the lunch time event for a 26th Roadmaster Mountain Bike that was donated by Wal-Mart, and adult bike helmets donated by the Los Alamos Heart Council. 

Atomic City Transit would like to thank customers for choosing public transportation on this and other days.  
Call the Public Works Department at 662-8150 or send an email to lacpw@lacnm.us for information.