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Devaki Ananda Murch
Park N Pedal, Founder
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2013
NAVIGATE OUTDOOR RETAILER WITH RAND MCNALLY
Park N Pedal is proud to announce Rand McNally as sponsor of the Outdoor Retailer Bike Share Program. Rand McNally is launching its new Foris 850 outdoor handheld GPS unit at the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow. Attendees can borrow a GPS for bike rides around town and on nearby trails. The Foris 850 trail-ready for biking, hiking and geo-caching.
The Foris 850 is available as a handlebar mount on the Dahon Bike Share rentals. Attendees are welcome to borrow a Dahon bike for errands, lunch rides or a cruise around town free of charge. The bikes are located in two locations at the Salt Palace in the South Plaza on West Temple and in the Pavilion on South Temple. The bike share is free to attendees. If riders are interested in renting road or mountain bikes local bike shop recommendations are available. The Outdoor Retailer Bike Share is open daily from 9:00am until 6:00pm.
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About Park N Pedal
Park N Pedal was founded in 2008 to provide alternative transportation options for large-scale conferences, conventions and tradeshow venues. The primary service includes providing convenient onsite parking for all forms of human powered transportation and providing loaner bikes for attendees. Park N Pedal supports local advocacy groups such as the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective which operates the bike valet while creating an awareness of urban cycling and promotes their community programs. Park N Pedal works in coordination with the venue management while handling all execution logistics and helps elevate the venue’s sustainability program status and contribution to city transportation initiatives. Sponsorship partners are fully integrated into the program creating new marketing opportunities that complement their urban cycling and community initiatives.
Current sponsors and partners include Outdoor Retailer, Rand McNally Maps, Dahon Bikes, Ticla, Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, Green Bikes, Kali Protectives, Planet Bike and Bicycle Benefits.
Past sponsors include Electra Bicycle Company , Prana, Hoodie Buddies, Green Guru, Osprey Packs, Planet Bike and Polar Bottle.
For more information contact Devaki Murch, firstname.lastname@example.org, 415.633.6027 and follow the ride on Twitter @parknpedal.