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This weekend proclaimed as Bicycle Days in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- Mayor Rita Albrecht has declared this coming weekend as Bicycle Days in Bemidji.  

The upcoming weekend welcomes the inaugural Bike Bemidji Loop the Lake Festival on Saturday and the Grand Opening of Bemidji Nice Ride Minnesota on Sunday.

The proclamation stated:

“Whereas, Bemidji is a Bicycle Friendly Community, which supports bicyclists with trails, bike lanes, wayfinding and bicycle parking; and

“Whereas, the official Nice Ride Minnesota's Grand Opening on June 22 brings a bicycle-sharing program to Bemidji; and

“Whereas, Bike Bemidji is hosting the Loop the Lake Festival on June 21, a 17-mile family friendly ride with local music and foods at rest stops; and

“Now, therefore, I, Rita Albrecht, mayor of the City of Bemidji, do hereby proclaim June 21 and 22, 2014 as Bicycle Days in Bemidji, and encourage all citizens to participate."