Saturday, April 13, 2013

10 am - 2 pm

Railroad Park

Downtown Birmingham along 1st Avenue South
between 16th and 14th Streets South

Ride or bring your bike


wear your helmet!

A free event

for the whole family!

First 500 children will receive

a free bike helmet

courtesy of Cory, Watson, Crowder & DeGaris


Enter to win a free bicycle at the event!!!


Arrive by 10 am to watch
a group of professional bike racers
participate in a "mock" crit race


Family Bike Ride
in downtown Birmingham
at 10:30 am


Meet members of the
2013 Birmingham Barons Baseball Team

followed by

the one

and only

Checkerboard Guy!!

performing at 11 am and 1:30 pm

and interacting in the crowd at 12 pm!


Skills and Safety Clinic for riders under 12
at 12 pm
presented by

Bring your bike
by the DIY Bike Mechanics Tent
for a quick fix bike repair
and maintenance lesson

courtesy of


Take a free ride in a

Other happenings include

  • Cycling Activities – safety and skills clinic, parent/child trike races, DIY bike mechanics, bike giveaways, Bike art, demo bikes and more
  • Entertainment – in addition to the Checkerboard Guy, an international street performer and comic daredevil, also performing are local musicians, children’s dance, a rhythm band and more
  • “Funderstanding” – Children’s activities and learning games will be provided by area nonprofit organizations, who will also update parents and other adults about the many resources available in our area.
  • “Fit 4 Kids” – Fitness activities for parents and children


Want to volunteer at TEMPO?

Visit Hands On Birmingham to register.

Use TEMPO for the keyword and 35233 for the Zip Code.
Students and adults needing service credit are eligible to participate
and will be given documentation.

Thank you!


Parking Information:

Parking: Parking is limited close to the park. Suggested parking:

NOTE: The entire block of 18th Street to 19th Street between Morris Avenue and 3rd Avenue South will be CLOSED from 9 – 11:30 AM for the cycling events.

DART Trolley: Because there is a game Saturday evening, the downtown trolley DART system will be available for free starting at 10 am Saturday for you or your family’s use. For specific routes, click here or refer to attachment.

Our event is on the West Green directly across 1st Avenue South from the new Regions Field baseball stadium. The BLUE line is the best line for Railroad Park access.



Supporters to date include:









































For more information about sponsorship opportunities in 2013,
please contact Mary Hunt at (205) 252-1991, ext. 306 or



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