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Madison to roll out new line of hand painted bikes

Published On: Jul 29 2013 04:06:29 PM CDT

MADISON, Wis. -

Two Madison bike organizations and the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County will be introducing a new line of custom , hand-painted bikes to the streets of Madison.

Madison B-cycle and Dreambikes of Madison are partnering with the youth group to unveil the "artbikes" on Aug 1 at Union South, starting at 4p.m according to a release from the Boys & Girls Club.

The bikes were hand-painted by members of the Boys & Girls Club. The artists will be there to present their works to the community.

Also, Metcalf's Market will donate $1 to the club for every ride taken on the bikes, which will be in circulation from Aug. 1 to Dec 15 , according to the release.

Madison had 11 artbikes last year, and they accounted for 10 percent of all B-cycle trips taken.


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