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Welcome to ecocycling!

bikefoodEco cycling was created in 2007 to increase awareness about current environmental issues through grassroots activities such as our educational forums, Ecocycling team, beautification projects, recycling-trash clean up programs and more! Our teams are often out working to create a lifestyle that encompass the core values of naturalists and environmentalists while cultivating non- bureaucratic procedures to accomplish our goals. We encourage you to delve deep, learn about our organization and hopefully become involved with our programs by being a regular volunteer.

OUR STORY
The organization was created in 2007 to increase awareness about current environmental issues through grassroots activities such as the Ecocycling team which helps to grow and spread awareness regarding the environmental issues facing us as individuals, families, and communities. Our riders always keep an ear to the street and make sure our voices are heard by maintaining a direct involvement in the community. Since we’re often not in a hurry but would rather develop relationships with those we meet, we have been nicknamed the “Turtles of Racing” because to us it is not how fast you get to the finish but what you have accomplished along the way!

Our educational forums and conferences help to bring groups together in order to move towards a more sustainable future through the sharing of information, resources, and abilities. Our involvement in “greening” the landscape is taken to the next level with numerous beautification programs. From simply planting a single tree to creating urban and rooftop gardens we help to transition developed and often cold looking cityscapes to a blanket of lush and living greenery. When we are not planting for the future you may find us cleaning up the trash and waste left behind by others though our recycling and pedal up to clean-up programs.

At Ecocycling we not only offer hands on volunteering projects but we also have important sustainable programs to keep you actively engaged and involved in the process. Ecocycling provides people with the tools and knowledge to make a difference in our environment.

Traffic Skills 101: “Smart Cycling”

Traffic Skills Road Test

 

Traffic Skills 101 “Smart Cycling” (TS101) is a fast-paced class that will give you the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. You will learn how to conduct bicycle safety checks, fix a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques. Instruction will be both in the classroom and outside on a practice course and in traffic on local roads.  This class is for adults and children above age fourteen.

Cost: $30 per student.

Dates:
Friday, October 21st 2016 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where:
The HUB @ecocyclingorg
501 West 35th Street Norfolk VA 23508

Register Here: http://bikeleague.club/ridesmart

Pedal up to clean up food forest tour

Its another Pedal Up to Clean Up community trail ride with Ecocycling Every 3rd Saturday atThe HUB 

The Ecocycling “FOOD FOREST TRAIL” and Adopt-a-Spot is an enjoyable and educational part of  Life.  Register/Learn More

The Ecocycling Adopt-a-Spot is an enjoyable and educational part of our LEAP Project (Leadership & Environmental Ambassador Program) that gives local community members the opportunity to contribute to a healthier and cleaner environment. It engages volunteers (individuals, community groups, business groups) to join in the effort to clean up our green spaces. Our main location is located in Norfolk, Virginia ( 36.890096,-76.278504 )

Location: 501 West 35t Street Norfolk VA

Date/time: Every 3rd Saturday 10-11am

Please call to confirm your participation 757-447-4308

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