Indianapolis Bike To Work Day, on Friday, May 18, 2012 makes a major change with all downtown routes now concluding at the Indy Bike Hub YMCA, 222 East Market Street. The move from Monument Circle will highlight the Indy Bike Hub YMCA, a premier, one-of-kind bicycle fitness facility to the over 500 ridres for this years Bike To Work Day. INDYCOG will again hosting the event, and partnering with Bicycle Indiana, IndyGo and the City of Indianapolis as well as many other sponsors, including the Great Indy YMCA and Bicycle Garage Indy.
Opened in September of 2011, this is the first time the facility has been been available for Indianapolis Bike To Work event. The Indy Bike Hub YMCA supports bicycle commuters with secure indoor bicycle parking, locker rooms, showers, full service bicycle shop (offering bicycle accessories, bicycle repairs and service and bicycle rentals) and provides downtown Indianapolis workers, residents and visitors with a full service fitness center. You can learn more at the YMCA website and at IndyBikeHub.org.
Over a dozen rides originating from points all around greater Indianapolis will converge on the Hub by 7:45 AM. A complete listing of starting points and distances is available on the IndyCOG web site.
Commuters will receive free breakfast on the City Market plaza, with short term parking (7:00 AM to 10:30 AM), provided by Pedal & Park on the west plaza. Spaces will also be available inside the Indy Bike Hub YMCA commuters who register online.
Bicycle Garage Indy is a sponsor of the Corporate Bike to Work Challenge.