International Festival of Arts and Ideas 2015 Bike Tours

All rides begin at the Information Booth on the Green
Open to all / Helmets required

Saturday 13 June
9 am East Coast Greenway/Farmington Canal Trail North
Travel north on the trail to the Lock 12 Museum and Station Master’s House.  Tour lead by a representative from the East Coast Greenway.

2 pm Strawberry Festival
Hindinger Farm for the annual festival of strawberries.

Sunday 14 June
9 am Green Initiatives
Renewable Energy in the Elm City.

2 pm 1779 British Invasion
Spend Flag Day exploring the sites of the battle of New Haven.

Wednesday 17 June
5:30 pm New Haven Parks
Explore a variety of parks in New Haven, including the smallest park.  Ride to ice cream.

Saturday 20 June
9 am East Coast Greenway South
To Silver Sands Beach in Milford. Tour lead by a representative from the East Coast Greenway.

2 pm New Haven Firsts
Things we did here first.  Not just for lollipop lovers, this tour will surprise even the most savvy New Havener.

Sunday 21 June
9 am Gardens & Greenspaces
Best of the New Haven Land Trust and their partners.

2 pm 4,000 Years of New Haven Arhitecture
Sponsored and lead by Chris Wigren from the Preservation Trust.

Wednesday 24 June
5:30 pm Shoreline Greenway Trail
Ride the trail, and explore the plans to connect New Haven to the Shoreline.  End with ice cream, of course.

Saturday 27 June
9 am Parks & Waterways
Quinnipiac River and daily life along the waterway.

2 pm 7 Sister Cities Mystery Tour
New Haven’s attache has gone missing.  Locate our delegate, learn about our 7 sister cities, and win prizes.


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2016 Bike Maps are Here

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22″×17″, it folds to fit nicely in your pocket. The 2016 Elm City Cycling bike maps are your best traveling buddy. There are keys to Bike Paths, Bike Lanes, Marked Bike Routes, and other trails.

Side one includes up close Branford, Cheshire, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Milford, New Haven, Wallingford, and West Haven.  Side two is the panorama view of the towns and surrounding areas.

Get yours from the following sponsoring partners:

Bradley Street Bicycle Co-Op
138 Bradley Street, New Haven

Cheshire Cycle & Repair
3550 Whitney Avenue, Hamden

Coffee Pedaler
605 East Street, New Haven

College Street Cycles
252 College Street, New Haven

D’Aniello’s Amity Bicycles
18 Selden Street, Woodbridge

Devil’s Gear Bike Shop
137 Orange Street, New Haven

North Haven Bike
510 Washington Avenue, North Haven

Tony’s Bikes & Sports
108 Broad Street, Milford

Transportation, Traffic and Parking Department
200 Orange Street, G3, New Haven


Special thank you to our other bike map sponsors:

Phoenix Press, Inc.
15 James Street, New Haven

Urban Specialist Realtors
47 High Street, New Haven


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