Weekday warriors

Cyclist from Wright State were among the hundreds of bicycle enthusiasts who participated in the 14th annual Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast on May 17 at Riverscape Metropark in downtown Dayton.

Participants enjoyed live music, pancakes and coffee while celebrating the bike-friendly Miami Valley.

The riders from Wright State traveled a total of 20 miles from Alumni Tower to downtown Dayton and back.

“One of our goals for the next few years is to make Wright State a bike-friendly campus,” said Erin Sherrets, Outdoor Recreation Program manager. “We want to get more biking lanes and officially connect our area and our biking trails to the Miami Valley bike paths.”

The 550 bikers who participated in Bike to Work Day traveled a total of 6,432 miles and saved 257 gallons of gasoline.

National Bike to Work Day is held every year on the third Friday in May.

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