Bicyclists celebrate Madison Bike Week

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- It’s a great day to begin Madison Bike Week here in Madison.

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, city alders and bicyclists kicked off the annual event on Monday morning.

Madison Bike Week goes through Saturday.

"Bike Week highlights the importance of the bicycle for transportation, health and recreation in Madison," said Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. "I encourage everyone to participate in this city-wide celebration."

More than 70 events will be happening throughout the city this week.

There will be morning and afternoon commuter stations, bike maintenance events and recreational rides.

CLICK HERE for list of Madison Bike Week events.