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June 20, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For June 20

CLARKSVILLE

CC Powersports to celebrate customers

CC Powersports, Clarksville, will host its annual customer-appreciation open house on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, and will include free drinks, free hot dogs and free Monster Energy products. 

The event will kick off with a practice session for a freestyle stunt show at 10 a.m., with the stunt competition getting underway at 1:30 p.m. with competitors competitng for prizes. 

Motocross race teams will have their bikes on display, and team members will be on hand to answer questions and sign autographs. 

Motorcyclists are welcome to bring their bikes to the Dynamo trailer to have their bikes’ horsepower measured, and also to compete in the Open House Smokey Burnout Competition, for which prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers. 

 

FAN program to focus on promoting bicycling

Floyd Action Network, promoting bicycling as the commuting alternative for southern Indiana residents, presents “Making the Most of Bike Commuting in Southern Indiana.”

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, June 20, at Purdue Technology Center, 3000 Technology Ave., New Albany, Eric Vance Martin, M.P.A., a Ph.D. candidate at the IU Bloomington School of Public Health, shares the implications of scientific research on bicycling infrastructure for bicycle riding and commuting in New Albany.

Topics will include:

• How much increase in ridership might be expected from improvements in bicycling infrastructure?

• Possible health impacts on New Albany’s population if New Albany changes its levels of bicycling [emphasis on chronic disease]?

• What is the economic impact of effective biking infrastructure?

All who attend this free workshop are invited to share their own visions and ideas for New Albany’s biking future. Complementary snacks and beverages, 6 to 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m. Registration not required. Email questions to FAN@floydactionnetwork.org

 

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