The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, at Cal State Northridge, held a BikeFest for college students and the general public on Sunday, Oct. 23, on the campus.
The free inaugural occasion included bike demos, security suggestions for driving bicycles in visitors, numerous distributors, spin courses and a job honest — plus music and meals vans.
BikeFest kicked off at 9 a.m. with a no-drop 25-mile bike journey off-campus led by Serious Cycling. The day ended with a gaggle journey — Halloween costumes elective — on campus. The inside campus streets have been closed to automobiles for secure bike driving through the competition.
Participants have been additionally invited to pay attention to cycling professionals and biking trade spokespeople throughout a “Meet the Pros” panel dialogue.
“The Bikefest is really about community,” Yan Searcy, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, mentioned in a press launch prior to the occasion. “One aspect is about decreasing the distance between Los Angeles communities and CSUN. Another is about bringing together communities around sustainability, fitness and safety.”
The competition’s focus was additionally on selling variety within the native and wider cycling communities, bringing consciousness of job alternatives in cycling — and, after all, enjoyable.