Bike or walk to work on Friday, May 18; two Bridgeland rides scheduled

On Friday, May 18, two separate groups of bicyclists will leave the Bridgeland area bound for a bike/walk day event at the Hennepin County Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.

The early morning rides leave the Birchwood Cafe, 3311 E. 25th St., at 7:15 a.m. and the intersection on Franklin Avenue and East River Parkway at 7 a.m., respectively. Riders will follow an experienced biker to the event, which begins at 6:30 a.m. and ends at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a band, breakfast, gifts and vendor booths with information about goods and services. All are welcome.

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