This Saturday, March 28th, from 4-6pm at the Peacock Park Glass House there will be a special event called Bike the Grove. Bike the Grove is a partnership between Team 6, Leadership Miami and the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce. The centerpiece of the event will be the unveiling of a special Lebo designed bicycle rack. Installing artistic bicycle racks is a popular way to raise awareness and dress up any streetscape with both beauty and function-when designed well. I have yet to see any design, so can not comment at this moment for the overall beauty and/or utility of the proposed bicycle rack, which the Herald reports will be one of three signature art racks installed in the Grove. Two more will be unveiled on Sunday, April 26th when Bike Miami Days migrates to Coconut Grove. Marc Sarnoff will be speaking at Saturday’s event, as will our fearless bicycle coordinator, Collin Worth. Kudos to the sponsors of this event and the bicycle racks, as they will both bring more awareness to the issue and continue to raise the profile of bicycling in the City of Miami.
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