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Avenue Bicycle Station Community Ride

By | 2009-04-24T15:41:22+00:00 April 24th, 2009|Categories: Group Rides: Special, Ride Reports|

The Avenue Bicycle Station, with the support of the IU South Bend Health and Wellness Center held its first biweekly community (family friendly) bike ride on April 16th at 6 p.m. This was definitely NOT the spandex and carbon fiber group. Approximately 15 people (2 kids, 4 teenagers, and a 70 year old woman) of all [...]

Bike Fun and Safety Fair at IU South Bend: Tuesday, 11/18

By | 2008-10-21T18:56:37+00:00 October 21st, 2008|Categories: Events, News|

The IU South Bend Nursing Department is having a bike fair in honor of Patrick Sawyer who was one of our students. He was due to graduate in a few weeks, when he was fatally hit by a drunk driver while riding his bicycle. The Nursing Department is looking for any groups or bike shops that [...]

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Bicyling Magazine Features South Bend

By | 2008-09-29T15:54:31+00:00 September 29th, 2008|Categories: News|Tags: |

Check out this month's issue of Bicycline Magazine (it's the November issue).  South Bend and Michiana are featured in a one page article about cycling in our area.  A map of one of the areas best rides is shown (Buchanan-Gendora- Baroda) along with some of the local hot spots (Fiddlers Heath and the College Football Hall of Fame).  It's interesting that they mention Bella [...]

Changing Transportation Culture

By | 2008-09-12T19:43:25+00:00 September 12th, 2008|Categories: Advocacy, Commentary, News|

I wonder how many cyclists realize that the AAA (American Automobile Association) was started in collaboration with cycling clubs. Both groups were trying to gain access to and improve roads that were primarily used by horses, buggies and wagons. Most road users wanted neither bikes OR cars on the road. Funny how little things change. There [...]