Thursday, May 12, 2011

Pete Harnisch would be proud

The former Reds pitcher regularly biked to the ballpark. Now the Reds want fans to do the same.

Here's the press release:

Fans encouraged to ride bicycles to the May 15th Reds vs. Cards game

CINCINNATI (May 11, 2011) – The Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Cycle Club and Reser Bicycle Outfitters have teamed up to encourage area bicycle enthusiasts to ride to the ballpark and get discounted tickets to Sunday’s Reds vs Cardinals game.

The second annual “Bike 2 Baseball Day” is Sunday, May 15 as the Reds take on the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:10 pm at Great American Ball Park.

This event kicks off Bike to Work Week in Cincinnati and is right in the middle of National Bicycle Month. Reds Riders have the option to join two organized rides to the game.

For details of the two rides and to purchase game tickets online visit:

To receive the special discount, tickets must be purchased by Saturday, May 14. Tickets for this offer cannot be purchased at the box office on the day of the game.

Riders will have the option of choosing between Sun/Moon Deck or the View Level tickets, with everyone sitting together in each section.

Reser Bicycle will provide bike racks on the southeast corner of Main Street/Joe Nuxhall Way and Second Street. Riders are strongly encouraged to bring their own locks as the bikes will not be monitored.

For questions about Bike 2 Baseball Day, contact Shannon Senger at or (513) 765-7105.

No comments: