Buffalo Bike Excursions’ B/Sides Rides are again, with Buffalo’s Unsung Historical past by Bike. This tour is for all the unsung heroes who’ve paved a method for others to entry freedoms on this metropolis. The tour contains stops alongside the Underground Railroad, legendary jazz musicians at The Coloured Musicians Cub, the rebirth and historical past of the Michigan Avenue Hall, the Ladies’s Suffrage Motion, the historical past of LGBTQ in Allentown and elsewhere.
Whether or not you’ve lived in Buffalo your complete life otherwise you’re a first-time customer, the B/Sides Experience is assured to supply a brand new perspective and appreciation for town.
This jam-packed tour comes at a well timed level, because the nation faces racial divide, situations of police brutality, political divergence… and a pandemic that’s doubtless led to by environmental destruction.
“As a technique to shut out Buffalo Bike Excursions’ 2020 season we’re bringing again our inaugural tour, the B/Sides Experience. In mild of present occasions and our upcoming election, we thought it was solely acceptable to have a good time our metropolis’s legacy of social justice.” – Marc Moscato, Buffalo Bike Excursions
What’s Buffalo’s story with regards to the labor motion, civil rights, legendary music golf equipment, expressive public artwork, and alt tradition? Individuals on this bike trip are destined to seek out out.
B/Sides Experience: Buffalo’s Unsung Historical past
The place: Buffalo Bike Excursions Canalside Kiosk, 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202
When: Saturdays and Sundays at 10am through the month of September
Tour length: 2.5 hours
10 mile loop, Talent degree: straightforward
Reservations required, should guide on-line
Meets and Ends at Buffalo Bike Excursions’ Canalside Kiosk (130 Important St)
Common Admission $20 (carry your personal bike)
Common Admission $39 (w/ bike rental)
These with out funds can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a donation-based choice
- Tales of group organizing and the way it has formed town we all know right this moment.
- Michigan Avenue Hall and Jefferson Avenue historical past – residence of Buffalo’s proud abolitionist and civil rights historical past.
- Tales highlighting the historical past of Buffalo’s LGBT group.
- Suffrage historical past and ladies’s rights efforts.
- Present community-based social activism efforts.
- Expertise Buffalo by bike – probably the most enjoyable and greatest technique to see town!
Attributable to COVID-19 Buffalo Bike Excursions is taking a number of security precautions together with cleansing and disinfecting rental bikes, requiring use of a touchless thermometer, requiring riders to put on face masks whereas stopped, and limiting trip sizes to 10 individuals.
Excursions may be booked on-line at buffalobiketours.com, in individual on the Buffalo Bike Excursions kiosk, or by calling (716) 328-8432. Individuals might carry their very own bikes or use Buffalo Bike Excursions’ bikes for an additional $20.