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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The Fenders Will Stay!

By | 2011-11-13T15:12:26+00:00 November 13th, 2011|Categories: Commentary, Gear|Tags: |

Despite being a fan of fenders, I’ve recently contemplated removing them from my Dahon Boardwalk S1 folding bicycle. Normally I don’t worry about weight for utility bikes, but to take the “monkey bike” on the South Shore not only must I fold it up, but usually I have to place it in the overhead luggage racks [...]

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Bicycle Swap Meet: Sat. March 12th

By | 2011-01-07T23:34:52+00:00 January 7th, 2011|Categories: Events, Gear, Mountain Biking|Tags: |

Pinhook Park Pavilion March 12, 2011 12:00 to 2:30 This annual event is sponsored by the Michiana Bicycle Association (MBA) and the Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association (NIMBA). There is no charge for buyers or sellers. Anyone is welcome to bring bicycle related items to sell. Sellers should arrive between 11:00 and and 11:30 to setup. [...]