Support a Better Brighton Blvd. With BikeDenver and Great Divide Brewing

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 2.59.20 PMLooking for something fun to do this Saturday while also contributing to society? BikeDenver is holding its first annual Brighton BikeDown, a fundraiser at Great Divide Barrel Bar in River North.

Right now Brighton Boulevard is far from the most bikeable street in Denver, but it very well could be by next year, after Public Works finishes an overhaul that includes a 2.6-mile-long protected bike lane between 29th and 44th. BikeDenver is drumming up excitement for the redesign with the BikeDown on Saturday from 2 – 7 p.m:

Come out and join the fun as we celebrate the inaugural Brighton BikeDown and support BikeDenver! Hosted by Great Divide Brewery at the Brighton Blvd. Location, 100% of the proceeds from this event will support bike advocacy in our city. This event will highlight local breweries, local bike shops & builders, food trucks, live music and the local RiNo community — all in one place! Grab your friends, ride your bike down, and get ready to cheer on the transformation of Brighton. Bike parking will be readily available of course!

BikeDenver is a big reason for any progress the city makes on bike projects, so say thanks by selflessly seeing live music, sampling beers from local breweries, and eating food from local restaurants. Tickets are cheap — between $5 (includes a free beer) and $20 (includes a BikeDenver membership).

BikeDenver needs volunteers too. Join up and you’ll get a T-shirt, two drink tickets, and, we’re told, “high fives.”

In case you forgot, here’s a sleek flyover video of what Brighton will become, thanks in part to the work of bike advocates:

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