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​How To Become A Bike Commuter

By | 2019-05-20T11:33:02+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, education|

Biking Resources Many people aspire to bike to work. It’s a great goal.But riding your bike to work the first time can be a bit intimidating. So we’ve put together this complete guide to bike commuting: it’ll tell you what to expect from your commuting, the equipment you need, things to consider, safety considerations, and a whole lot more. 101 Benefits Of Cycling That Will [...]

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Bike safety classes and loyal volunteers

By | 2015-04-29T10:58:41+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Categories: education, Gear|

Bike Michiana Coalition is celebrating spring by teaching bicycle safety classes to local elementary school students. The lessons include bicycle "rules of the road, trails, and sidewalks". The classes are tailored to third grad students because this is the development stage when children begin to ride their bike independently. The purpose is to teach safety rules [...]

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Bike Safety Classes Scheduled

By | 2014-04-14T09:05:58+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Categories: education, Events, News|

Volunteer Jo Broden fits a helmet to a 3rd grader Bike Michiana Coalition is celebrating spring by teaching bicycle safety classes to local elementary school students. The lessons include bicycle rules of the road, trails and sidewalks. Judy Lee, President of the coalition said “The classes are tailored to third grade students because this [...]

BIKE SAFETY INITIATIVE FOR AREA SCHOOLS

By | 2013-04-17T11:46:59+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Categories: education, Events, News|

In preparation for Bike Month, scheduled annually in May, two local bike groups are once again joining forces with the South Bend Community School Corporation and the City of South Bend Police Department in conducting bike safety training in area elementary schools.  Bike Michiana Coalition and Michiana Bicycle Association fund the program for 3rd grade students [...]

$18,400 in local bicycle funding announced

By | 2013-04-03T22:38:34+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) has approved 2013 funding for six local bicycle organizations and projects as well as memberships in two statewide and two national bicycle advocacy organizations. This funding supports the BMC 3-E’s mission of Encouraging bicycling for commuting and recreation; Expanding and improving bicycle infrastructure; and Educating citizens and government about bicycle safety [...]

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