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Pick up a bike light, bell, license at picnic

By From page A15 | May 19, 2013

In celebration of National Bike Month, Davis bicyclists are invited to join their fellow pedalers at Picnic in the Park on Wednesday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Central Park. A variety of local bike organizations, nonprofits and businesses have been invited to exhibit their information, products and services. California bicycle licenses will be available for sale at the UC Davis goBike booth.

At the Davis Bicycles! booth, cyclists can pick up a free bike light and bike bell as long as they last.

“Please bring your bike with you to receive these things,” a news release said. “We will also have our toolkit handy, and be able to do minor bike tuneup work.”

California bicycle licenses will for sale Wednesday. A bike license may help prevent theft and aids in recovery by entering your bike into a statewide system of identification and recovery. It is also required of all bicycles operated on the UC Davis campus.

A new registration costs $10 and a renewal is $5. The registration is valid through Dec. 31, 2015. No proof of ownership is required, and cash or checks may be accepted for payment.

Picnic in the Park visitors who arrive by bike and stop by the goBike booth with their bike, helmet or other evidence of having pedaled to the park will be given a free “market buck” good for $1 off any purchase at the event. One buck per cyclist.

Bike registration is available year-round on campus at UC Davis Transportation and Parking Services and in town at Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board, B&L Bike Shop and the Green Bicycle Depot. For more information, call 530-752-2453.

Enterprise staff

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