Quad Cities Bicycling for the Future Jan. 17


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 2:57 pm
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Press release submitted by QC Tag


Make sure you set your agenda for Thursday evening, January 17th. That's the time for all bicyclists in the Quad Cities to assemble and hear about what's in the works within our cities for bike transportation.

"Quad Cities Bicycling for the Future" from 6:30 to 8:30, Jan. 17, with snacks and social starting at 5:30.
Western Illinois University – Quad Cities, 3300 River Drive, Moline, rooms 103-104.

Sponsored by The League of Illinois Bicyclists and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

All five cities will present their plans for bicycling in the near future. Also a panel of 9 citizen bicycle groups will give their views.



















 




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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