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May. 17, 2010
Clif Bar Upcoming Events - Week of 5/17/10
Tons of events going on this week (and lots of California love!), starting today with the Amgen Tour of California -- the largest cycling event in the country, which officially kicked off yesterday -- continuing through Sunday.

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Monday, May 17

Wednesday, May 19

  • Santa Monica, CA - Shecky’s Girls Night Out - Get your girlfriends together and get ready to indulge in an evening full of shopping, delicious cocktails, fabulous beauty treatments and much more. Best of all, you’ll take home one of our famous goodie bags, filled to the brim with glamorous goodies and freebies!

Thursday, May 20

  • Sacramento, CA - Capitol BikeFest - The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) and its outreach partners, the regional Transportation Management Associations (TMAs), the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates (SABA) and the California Department of General Services will host the annual Capitol BikeFest at the State Capitol (West side). This annual event promotes bicycling and other clean air transportation and celebrates May is Bike Month.

Friday, May 21

  • Nationwide - Bike to Work Day - The League of American Bicyclists is promoting Bike-to-Work Week 2010 from May 17-21 and Bike-to-Work Day on Friday, May 21.

  • Seattle, WA - Bike to Work Day - Throughout Puget Sound, riders can stop by Commute Stations to pick up free schwag, snacks, city and county maps, bicycle commuting information and to have bikes checked for free by our fantastic bike shop station sponsors.

Saturday, May 22

  • San Mateo, CA - Maker Faire (through Sunday, May 23) - Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It's for creative, resourceful people of all ages and backgrounds who like to tinker and love to make things. So much to see, you will need two days to see it all!

  • Blanco, TX - Real Ale Ride - Nothing says Texas like BBQ and Real Ale Beer. Join us for our 4th Annual Real Ale Ride on May 22nd in Blanco, TX. Each route features challenging hills and beautiful vistas on scenic back roads in the heart of the Texas hill country. This year’s ride will provide more shade, more food stations, an optional VIP area and transportation to and from the ride. In appreciation for the town’s hospitality a contribution will be made to the new Blanco Public Library construction fund.

  • Chicago, IL - Chicago Green Festival (through Sunday, May 23) - That's Right, CLIF Bar is proud to support all cyclists who ride to the Chicago Green Festival! Check out our booth inside for some tasty samples!

  • Exmoor, UK - Coastal Trail - Very popular and challenging series which includes 10K, half and full marathon distance along coastal trails.

Sunday, May 23

  • Portland, OR - Urban Assualt - The Urban Assault Ride is the biggest bike scavenger hunt series in the world! You and a teammate will take to the streets on a city-wide bike adventure. Plot your own course to checkpoints around town where you'll take on physical and mental obstacle courses. Be the 1st team to hit all the checkpoints and you'll win a pair of New Belgium Brewing cruiser bikes (and be the first team to the beer tent.
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