Mark your calendars, boys and girls: on Sunday, June 24, Grant Petersen will be coming to Nashville as part of his book tour for Just Ride. He’s doing a reading at Parnassus Books at 2 p.m. Afterward, anyone who wants to can ride with Grant back to Green Fleet Hub in Edgehill Village for a little reception.
If you don’t know who Grant Petersen is, he’s the founder of Rivendell Bicycle Works, the makers of Dottie’s gorgeous Betty Foy. Before starting Rivendell in 1994, he worked at Bridgestone Cycles. Through it all, he’s focused on building bicycles that are beautiful, practical and unique. Just Ride is a collection of essays that celebrate this aesthetic—and the pure joy of riding your bike. You can read an excerpt at the Atlantic’s site.
Thanks to Walk/Bike Nashville, we will have bike racks set up at Parnassus for this event. If you want to join a group ride over, meet at Sevier Park (the Kirkwood and 12th corner) at 1:15 on Sunday.
See you on Sunday, June 24!