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Past Atlanta Event: VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL Cycling Fest & ATL PKN

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VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL Cycling Fest & ATL PKN

June 08, 2014
@ Atlanta Beltline Bicycle

We are teaming up with the Atlanta Cycling Festival to bring you a bike-themed PK Night!

Theme: Cycling Through Life. 

Tentative Lineup: 
Ryan Gravel - Developer/creator of the idea for the BeltLine 
Thomas Wheatley - Creative Loafing
Kwanza Hall - District 2 Councilmen Member
Rebecca Serna - Executive Director of Atlanta Bicycle Coalition
Zahra Ala - Red Bike & Green-Atlanta
Ken Rosskopf - Ken Bike Law
Heather Alhadeff - Center Forward
Kyle Torok - Cyclist and coolest guy on a bike in ATL
Jeffrey Wisard - Founder of the Atlanta Cycling Festival

We will be hosted by the wonderful gang at Atlanta Beltline Bicycle!

Doors open at 6pm. Seating is "BYOLC" (bring your own lawn chair) as seating it is limited. Also, we encourage everyone to pedal to the event! 

Optional suggested donation of $5 supports the first ever Atlanta Cycling Festival! Beer kindly provided by our friends at New Belgium Brewing!

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Streets Will Foster Desired Activities!

BY HEATHER ALHADEFF
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Heather Alhadeff of Center Forward, a transportation and land-use planning firm, presents the facts behind opening up Atlanta's city streets to bicyclists and why it is beneficial for a city to do so. 

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"Be a Kyle"

BY JEFFREY WISARD
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Jeffrey Wisard is the founder of The Mobile Social and the first ever Atlanta Cycling Festival. Jeff expresses how he is conitnually impressed by humans and what we have accomplished but there is always room to grow... on bicycles! So get out there and, "BE A KYLE!"

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Peaceful & Safer Riding

BY KEN ROSSKOPF
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Ken Rosskopf is a local attorney who specializes in bicycle-related law and injuries. Ken brings his knowledge of bicycle safety to our audience!  

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"The Coolest Guy on a Bike in ATL"

BY KYLE TOROK
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Kyle Torok is easily the coolest guy on a bike here in Atlanta. That said, he is one heck of a guy and riding his bike has brought happiness, saddness and many upon many great experiences. Overall, it has brought him friends and a community of people- and through it all has been his bicycle.    

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Cycling Through Life: A Unicorn in Motion

BY ZAHRA ALABANZA
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Zahra Alabanza is a magical being, a unicorn. She describes exactly what this means, how she has recruited her nephews into being unicorns, and how being a unicorn has helped to bring bicycling to her family, friends, and community.  

"Presentation of the Day" on July 26, 2014.

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INFRA-Culture

BY RYAN GRAVEL
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Ryan Gravel is known around Atlanta as "The Beltline Guy" for it was his masters thesis at Georgia Tech that led to the Beltline project becoming a reality. However, in his presentation, Ryan does not discuss how the project came to be, rather how he observes its impact on people and the city in which it is becoming increasingly integral.  

Jeffrey Wisard
Atlanta Cycling Festival Founder, Atlanta Cycling Festival in Atlanta
Ken Rosskopf
Lawyer, Kenneth A. Rosskopf, P.C. in Decatur
Zahra Alabanza
in Atlanta
Heather Alhadeff
Urban Planner, Center Forward in Atlanta
Ryan Gravel
urban designer, Perkins+Will in Atlanta
Kyle Torok
Legal Assistant in Atlanta
Rebecca Serna
in Atlanta
Thomas Wheatley
Journalist, Creative Loafing in Atlanta