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South Bend named Bicycle Friendly Community

By | 2010-09-16T19:53:07+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

In an elite quality-of-life measure, South Bend has become the first community in northern Indiana to be designated a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists for its “remarkable commitment” to promoting bicycling. The designation places South Bend among 158 communities in 43 states (four in Indiana) for their demonstrated ability in [...]

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Michiana Mountain Bike Time Trials

By | 2010-05-15T13:17:43+00:00 May 15th, 2010|Categories: Events, Mountain Biking, News, Racing|Tags: , , , |

Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association (NIMBA) will be hosting a 6 race Mountain Bike Time Trial Series. The first race in the Series is at TK Lawless Park in Cassopolis, Michigan on June 6th, 2010. Start time is 10:00 AM with registration opening at 8:30 AM. Riders may pre-register at www.bikereg.com They may register for any [...]

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Michiana gears up for Bike Month

By | 2010-04-30T13:56:30+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , |

May is Bike Month, and cyclists are being encouraged with more than just fair weather to increase their miles and activity levels. Months of planning will culminate in two major cycling events. Publicity is being rolled out for Bike the Bend and Bike to Work Week. Bike the Bend is an inaugural bike ride for Michiana. [...]

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Wine, Women and Wellness night

By | 2010-04-13T19:35:11+00:00 April 13th, 2010|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

On April 24th there will be a free night of health and wellness just for women! Free massages, wine and chocolate samples, helmet fitting, gait analysis, and special pricing on clothing and accessories. Raffles and giveaways for everyone! See presentations from local organizations and event organizers. Participating organizations: Metro Run & Walk, Cafe Indulgence, D’Avella Winery, [...]

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Bicycle friendly bills die in 2010 Indiana Legislature

By | 2010-03-13T16:37:03+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Two bills were introduced this year: SB361 Bicycles and Traffic Safety, and HB1182 Complete Streets. Both died. The Bicycles and Traffic Safety bill was almost identical to a bill that nearly passed in 2009, but it failed to gain traction this year. The Complete Streets bill would have benefited pedestrians as much, perhaps more, than cyclist. It [...]