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Updated: 05/17/2014 08:00:00AM

Bicyclists hit the road

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PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Tommy Williams explains his Catrike to Providence Naggy Friday at Bike Day at Fort Blount Park. Naggy was taking pictures for the Department of Transportation which is one of the partners for Bike Day. Williams rides this bicycle about 100 miles per week around Bartow and started using it about three weeks ago when he started having back problems.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Polk County Commissioner Melony Bell said Polk County residents have to spread the message about riding their bicycle for their health, for the environment. Behind her is Bartow Mayor Pat Huff.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Chrstine Diaz, a program director at the Department of Transportation and one of the head people who put on Bike Day in Fort Blount Park, showed her enthusiasm throughout the time she was at podium Friday.

By JEFF ROSLOW

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Tommy Williams didn’t bicycle to work on Friday but he did ride his bicycle.

“I’m retired. I’m 71,” he said.

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