Bike Smart Bike Mechanics

"Bike Mechanics I is designed for new and experienced adult and young adult bicyclists who want to learn enough about how their bikes work to take care of most minor issues, including brake and gear adjustment, flat-tire repair, bike size adjustments, and other simple but essential quick tips you can use to take care of your bicycle."

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Streetfilms: Luxe Bike Parking in Chicago

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Continuing the Streetfilms tour of envy-inspiring bike parking garages, Clarence Eckerson files this report from the McDonald’s Cycling Center in Chicago’s Millennium Park, operated by Bike and Roll on behalf of the city. Says Clarence: It’s enough to make bike commuters in many cities drool. The center boasts state-of-the-art showering facilities, secure bicycle parking for […]
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This Week: Making Cities Greater, Better Bikeways, Bike Share Community Dinner

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Making Cities Greater Than Ever. As New York City’s deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding in the Bloomberg administration, Dan Doctoroff accomplished a number of major projects, including the post-9/11 redevelopment of Lower Manhattan. But it was more universal problems, from traffic congestion to climate change, […]
EPA's map of air quality for the Bay Area today

Don’t Bike Until the Air Clears

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Government officials are warning people to avoid outdoor activities (see above map) due to particulates in the air. The media is full of reports and interviews with experts about the hazards of breathing the smoke. Many schools are closed. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has cancelled or postponed several outdoor events, including its pop-up outreach, […]

Richmond Bike Fiesta

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From EBBC: Fix the Cycle Presents: Richmond Bike Fiesta This events aims to spread awareness and social engagement of health issues associated with safe bike riding.  The fun educational activities for youth and adults will take place in a friendly environment. There will be bike maintenance workshops and free repairs, cycling for health, road safety […]