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First Michiana Bike Summit Set for August 7th

By | 2008-07-08T01:44:39+00:00 July 8th, 2008|Categories: Advocacy|

The Michiana Bike Coalition (MBC) is calling a Bike Summit of area bike groups and affiliates on Thursday, August 7th, 7-9 a.m. (morning) at the S. Bend Chocolate Cafe.  Organizers have invited 2 representatives each from the following groups : Bicycle Friendly Community Team  Bike Lanes Team   Bike Station Team  Bike to Work Week 2009 Team  Michiana Bike Association  Michiana Bike Safety Committee Northern Indiana [...]

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Planning Begins for South Bend Bike Station

By | 2008-07-07T23:37:54+00:00 July 7th, 2008|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, News|

An informational meeting on plans for a South Bend bicycle station is set for Friday, August 8th at 7am, at the S. Bend Chocolate Cafe. The Michiana Bike Coalition will partner with local city and business interests to establish a bike station (bicycle transit center) serving the practical needs of bike commuters, visitors and tourists. Bike [...]

Great Meeting Feb. 5th, 2008: Proposed Bike Teams

By | 2008-02-19T03:46:39+00:00 February 19th, 2008|Categories: Events|

Our "Michiana Bike Summit" went really well- had hoped for 7-10 people and a content-oriented discussion of bike-advocacy goals for 2008. Instead, we had 27 attendees (including some hearty male and female winter bikers) and a surprising networking opportunity. Attendees included NIMBA members, a bike shop owner, grad students, bike mechanics, a journalist, Greens members, professors, [...]

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New Bike Commuter Guides and U-Tube Video

By | 2008-01-24T02:36:43+00:00 January 24th, 2008|Categories: Advocacy|

Have a friend interested in bike-commuting but has no idea how or where to start?  Some good online resources: www.1world2wheels.org  A Trek-sponsored site with helpful free videos on bike commuting basics, selecting a bike, changing a tire.  Also the 'why' behind bike advocacy, commuting and bike lifestyle. www.Biketraffic.org/trickstips   From the Chicagoland Bike Federation, a good downloadable bike-to-work guide and links to the amazing [...]

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Area Bike Advocacy Meeting Feb. 5th, 2008

By | 2008-01-24T01:22:46+00:00 January 24th, 2008|Categories: Events|

Jeff Nixa will be hosting a bike-advocacy gathering at his home 7-9pm on Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2008. Jeff was chair of Bike to Work Week in Michiana for 2006 and 2007, is a member of the Paint the Town Bike Coalition and year-round bike commuter. "I'd like the evening to be relaxed and fun: 1. a [...]

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