Launching of the Municipal Bicycle in Largo Da Batata

Event Takes Place On August 2 And 3 With Several Free Attractions For The Population

The Municipality of São Paulo, in partnership with Aromeiazero and Itaú, promotes the Bike Festival in Batata to inaugurate and launch the Municipal Bicicletário of Largo da Batata, region of Faria Lima, west of São Paulo. The conquest is the result of the mobilization of cyclo-activists who achieved more than 22 thousand signatures and alerted the public power to the need for more bicycle parking in the city.

The bike rack will be safe and will work 24 hours a day every day to meet the growing demand from Ciclovia Faria Lima users to those who need to integrate with subway, train and public transportation. In addition, will also be inaugurated the floriculture Ecoflores, which will work along with the bike rack.

Bike Festival In The Potato – Programming

It will be two days of much music, film, art, workshops and various activities linked to the world of bike. All programming is free and open to the public.

On Saturday, 02, the actions begin at 2:30 p.m. with a delicious welcome coffee, Polo Bike Polo , tattoo on the bicycles ( drawings done by hand by artist Marcelo Siqueira), photographic coverage of the Instabike, mechanical workshop Hand on Wheel, maneuvers Bike Trial, short film projections about public space occupation, workshopswith reuse of materials and show of the band FORRÓ JAZZ that will put everyone to dance in Largo da Batata.

Already on Sunday 03 , the Festival continues from 11am with the Bike Angel School(EBA) to teach adults and children to pedal, Reading Wheels , more Bike Polo games, Hand on Wheel, Tattoos on Bikes, Bike Trial and, To close, a lot of Brazilian music with the band Projeto da Mata.