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National Bike Challenge finish line is near

By | 2014-09-04T16:10:14+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

The National Bike Challenge is a nationwide event uniting thousands of current bicyclists — and encouraging countless new riders. In its simplest form it is a logging center for users to record miles ridden and be part of the national community of bicyclists. Users compete on a local, state and national level.  Prizes are offered at [...]

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How can cyclists cope?

By | 2014-08-12T19:36:31+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

Chippewa Ave. at Michigan St. and Main St. in South Bend, Ind. South Bend is committed to designing their streets to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. But this is a challenge at the Chippewa intersections with Main Street and Michigan Avenue [...]

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Conversion of the “Westside Greenway” (a.k.a Notre Dame Coal Line) into a multiuse trail

By | 2014-07-24T12:52:11+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: |

Graduate students at Indiana University South Bend have been studying two projects in conjunction with the City of South Bend. One study involves the southern downtown area, “South Hub” anchored by Four Winds Field. The other involves the abandoned railway on the city’s northwest side. The students will present their project concepts in a forum that [...]

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Kids Triathalon

By | 2014-06-23T12:38:08+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Events|

The 14th Annual Kids' Triathlon will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 for boys and girls ages 5 - 14. Race begins at 8:00 a.m. at Potawatomi Park Pool in South Bend, Ind. Run is .5 mile, bike is 1.3 miles, 5-12 year olds swim 25 yds., 13-14 year olds swim 50 yds.  There are [...]

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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 [...]