By Lauren Greenfield Last Friday, I was hit by a car on my bike. First time. Ever. I’m totally fine. A bit shaken up. Heading down Sunset Street (my first time, coincidentally, taking Sunset all the way South from 9thRead More
Tomorrow’s Bike-to-Work Day could be the first day of a great new habit.
At this year’s Colorado Bike Expo, we had a terrific Commuting Panel presentation comprising local cycling aficionados providing all the tricks of the trade.
Here is a recap of two of our panelists, to help you make tomorrow’s yearly event more of a regular thing in your life… Read more
By Lauren Greenfield
Biking to Work on June 22?
Don’t just bike TO work – bike HOME via the many Niwot/Longmont Bike Parties!
About 13 years ago, eager to encourage those who ride bike to work on Bike to Work Day to ride HOME as well, I contacted a few of the local breweries in Longmont asking for their support on this very special day. They all (two, at that time) were very encouraging, offering a FREE PINT of beer to those who ride to their establishments that afternoon with a helmet.
13 years and about a gazillion breweries later, that tradition continues… Read more
June 22 – Bike to Work Day in Colorado
By Lauren Greenfield
Are you wanting to try the ride, but not sure where to start? Here are a few tips:
June is Colorado Bike Month and every year areas around the state are continuing to grow this effort from a day of biking to a week of biking all the way to an entire month dedicated to getting you out of your cars and onto a bike!export-attempts Read more
As we celebrate Colorado Bike Month, 303 is dedicated to providing valuable tips, resources and advice to help you hit the commute safely and well-prepared.
By 303 Ambassador Erin Trail
I recently started working downtown, which involves a 30 mile one-way commute, usually by bus or light rail. I’m really happy to have these great commuting options, but I was also lamenting a loss of time spent not commuting: loss of freedom, time to train, time to do what I want. I perked up though when I realized that Denver has GREAT bike lanes and a fantastic trail system. I mapped it out… Read more
Blue Sky Bridge is having a ride your bike and raise money month. It started June 1 but these things are kind of like flossing and eating right; it’s never too late to start. Blue Sky Bridge acts as a soft place to land for kids who have been abused. It’s a place for kids to tell their story one time. Not over and over and over again only to relive the horror of the story …
As part of the Primal Colorado Bike Expo, the 303 Women’s Event Series offers this special feature on Commuting – everything you need to know, from gear to clothing to navigating traffic and weather… including stories of the toughest days out there.
Come hear our panel of expert commuting women talk about how to incorporate cycling into your everyday transportation – even with kids. And don’t miss your chance to win … Read more
From The Denver Post
Project should take a couple months this summer to enhance existing bike lane.
Denver soon will be a little more bicycle friendly with protected bike lanes on 14th Street that should be complete by fall. Read more