BICAS’ Hottest Day of the Year bike ride & pool party



Join BICAS for a Tucson-style benefit bike ride & pool party! (from their website,

Love riding your bicycle in the summer? We do, too! Gather up some friends and join BICAS for our 2nd annual HOTTEST DAY of the YEAR Benefit Ride and Pool Party.

This is an easy-paced group ride with fun stops to cool down. It ends at Menlo Park for lunch, suds, and a dip in the pool. Heaps of fun for the whole family!

$25 – Adult rider
$50 – Family of 4 (must have one youth under 12 yrs)
$15 – Youth rider (18 and under)
+$10 – Day-of Procrastinator Fee (Sign up early!)

Registration fee includes a BICAS water bottle, light breakfast/coffee, lunch, ice-cold drinks, and pool entry.

If you prefer not to ride, just register & let us know ( and meet us at the park to enjoy food, drinks, swimming, and merriment with the rest of your sweaty BICAS friends!

*veggie options available

9am: Meet up @ BICAS (44 W 6th St) for light breakfast, coffee, & sunscreen slathering

10am – 1pm: Bike ride & fun stops!

1-3pm: Picnic & Pool @ Menlo Park (1100 W Fresno St)

**Event proceeds benefit BICAS!

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).