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Thanks for waiting! So, maybe you're Thanks for waiting! So, maybe you're Thanks for waiting!

So, maybe you're
wondering what CRITICAL MASS is all wondering what CRITICAL MASS is all wondering what CRITICAL MASS is all
about. Well . . . about. Well . . . about. Well . . .

CRITICAL MASS started in San CRITICAL MASS started in San CRITICAL MASS started in San
Francisco in 1993 as a spontaneous Francisco in 1993 as a spontaneous Francisco in 1993 as a spontaneous
effort by bicyclists to demonstrate the effort by bicyclists to demonstrate the effort by bicyclists to demonstrate the
sheer practicality and beauty of the sheer practicality and beauty of the sheer practicality and beauty of the
bicycle as a mode of urban trans- bicycle as a mode of urban bicycle as a mode of urban
portation., The idea was also to increase transportation. The idea was also to transportation. The idea was also to
public awareness about the real existence increase public awareness about the real increase public awareness about the real
of bicycles and bicyclists on city streets! existence of bicycles and bicyclists on existence of bicycles and bicyclists on
CRITICAL-MASS rides now take place city streets! CRITICAL-MASS rides city streets! CRITICAL-MASS rides
at rush hour on the last Friday of every now take place at rush hour on the last now take place at rush hour on the last
month in scores of cities around the Friday of every month in scores of cities Friday of every month in scores of cities
world. around the world. around the world.

CRITICAL MASS is an international CRITICAL
MASS is an international CRITICAL
MASS is an international
mass movement without leaders or mass movement without leaders or mass movement without leaders or
organizers. What CRITICAL MASS organizers. What CRITICAL MASS organizers. What CRITICAL MASS
stands for is right before your very eyes: stands for is right before your very eyes: stands for is right before your very eyes:
urban bicyclists riding home from work urban bicyclists riding home from work urban bicyclists riding home from work
together in safety and in mutual support. together in safety and in mutual support. together in safety and in mutual support.
We're also having a great time! We're also having a great time! We're also having a great tim-'
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If you'd like to join us, we meet on the If you'd nnc w join us, we meet urr ur. If you'd like to join us, we meet on the
last Friday of every month in the parking last Friday of every month in the parking last Friday of every month in the parking
lot of the Church of the Annunciation, lot of the Church of the Annunciation, lot of the Church of the Annunciation,
962 East Avenue, at 5:15 P.M. Where 962 East Avenue, at 5:15 P.M. Where 962 East Avenue, at 5:15 P.M. Where
we go from there is anybody's guess. we go from there is anybody's guess. we go from there is anybody's guess.
Just ask your boss if you can leave work Just ask your boss if you can leave work Just ask your boss if you can leave work
early "to attend Mass on Friday." early "to attend Mass on Friday." early "to attend Mass on Friday."

A 11 you need to participate in A 11 you need to participate in A 11 you need to participate in
CRITICAL MASS is a bicycle and the CRITICAL MASS is a bicycle and the CRITICAL MASS is a bicycle and the
conviction that the quality of life on our conviction that the quality of life on our conviction that the quality of life on our
city's streets could be a whole lot better city's streets could be a whole lot better city's streets could be a whole lot better
than it is now. than it is now. than it is now.