BOULDER—Sept. 24, 2010—The League of American Bicyclists announced yesterday that Community Cycles, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for the safe use of bicycles, as a Bicycle Friendly Business. Community Cycles was one of 63 organizations selected nationwide.
The League announced the awards, which originated in 2008, at the Interbike Conference in Las Vegas. Businesses that apply for the award are contributing to best practices and innovations in bicycle friendliness at the workplace.
“Since Community Cycles is trying to create a culture of cycling in our community, this is what we are about. We’re thrilled to be on the list,” said Community Cycles Executive Director Rich Points.
Community Cycles also helps to coordinate Boulder’s Walk and Bike Month each June, runs a holiday bike giveaway for needy kids each December and hosts frequent “Earn-a-Bike” classes in which participants pick out a used bike that they learn how to repair and maintain.