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Mountain Biking Training Sessions

By | 2012-05-25T20:55:11+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Categories: education, Group Rides: Special, Mountain Biking|Tags: |

Is your Mountain Bike growing dusty in the garage or seeing too much pavement? Want to learn how and where to ride a Mountain Bike in Michiana? The Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association (NIMBA) is holding free “Intro to Mountain Biking" sessions at each of the 4 trails that it maintains. Each session will include a [...]

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Mishawaka Mayoral Election news

By | 2011-10-17T20:38:53+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Categories: education, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) sent an online  questionnaire to the candidates for mayor in Mishawaka.  The questionnaire consisted of nine questions. Dave Wood responded, while Craig Fry did not.  Listed below are the questions and answers to the questionnaire from Wood. Since Fry did not respond, the BMC has resorted to a South Bend Tribune [...]

Safe Cycling Course in June

By | 2011-05-29T11:18:54+00:00 May 29th, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Maintenance|

The South Bend Parks and Recreation Department is partnering up with Paul Taylor of the Bike Michiana Coalition to offer a safe bicycling course this June. "Traffic Skills 101" is created and endorsed by the League of American Bicyclists. It is a nine-hour course (three evening classes of three hours each) and covers bicycle safety checks, [...]

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Third grade students are taught bicycle safety.

By | 2011-04-19T17:40:29+00:00 April 19th, 2011|Categories: education|Tags: , |

Third grader at Muessel School is fitted with a helmetSafety classes are given to all Mishawaka 3rd grade students, and a growing number of South Bend students. As bicycles are used more and more for practical transportation, these safety classes are becoming more important each year. […]

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The year in review – good things cycling in 2010

By | 2011-01-02T16:43:34+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, Maintenance, Mountain Biking, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the time of year to reflect on accomplishments for the year just ended. Here is a short summary of Michiana good things cycling. Bike to Work Week saw miles ridden in The Corporate Challenge increase to 26,154 from 16,179 (an increase of 74%). Also the number of teams increased to 119 from 111 (an [...]

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