Biking with the Xmas lights

Asheville on Bikes is hosting The Bright Light Biker on Saturday, Dec. 6 — a late-afternoon, early evening bicycle tour aimed at lighting up the town on many levels. Organizers urge participants, “Light up yourself. Light up the family. Light up your bike. And ride your city to show your ‘Bicycle Love.‘“e.’”

To create comfy pedaling through the city, the ride route and pace have been designed and declared suitable for all ages — a “family-friendly community ride.” It will begin at BioWheels at 4 p.m., loop around and through the downtown lights, and culminate at Firestorm Cafe at 5:30 p.m.

The ride’s being offered in collaboration with Asheville TAASC (The American Adventure Service Corps) (  For more information, contact

— Margaret Williams, contributing editor

About Margaret Williams
Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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