May 9th Is National Bike to School Day. To celebrate Bike to School Day and in an effort to inspire students and teachers to bike to school, we have found an especially uplifting and inspiring story about a 6th grader who loves to bike. We hope you enjoy this story as much as we do and that Nathan’s story inspires you to go by bike. And with that, I am excited to offer the second in BCA’s series, I Bike Anchorage.
Brian Litmans, BCA Board President
KSKA Summer Party, Saturday June 2, 3PM-10PM, 3877 University Drive (near the APU campus)
The party is free and open to the public, and everyone’s invited to enjoy the hot dogs and live music. Come down by bike and enjoy the safety and convenience of our Free And Secure Bike Parking Service. See the website for more information.
Thanks to everyone who rode last Friday, May 18 for BTWD! Anchorage had an increase of 16% over last year, for a grand total of 4,106 cyclists counted at 14 key intersections. BTWD traffic has increased 168% since 2007!
BACON STATION SENSATION ON BIKE TO WORK DAY!
There is nothing better than riding your bike and getting a whiff of bacon in the gentle breeze.
ANCHORAGE, AK – Attention all cyclists, stop by the popular Bacon Station on East Chester Creek Trail on Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 18th from 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM.
Thanks to the Spenard Roadhouse, the Bacon Station is equipped with 500 strips of bacon for anyone who rides their bikes to work!Read more
Steve Heimel’s voice is a part of many Alaskans’ daily routine as they listen to his reporting on the Alaska Public Radio Network, or hear him hosting the program “Talk of Alaska.” But what they can’t tell from his smooth baritone is that Steve is a lean, vibrant 69-year-old who rides to work year-round and leads a mostly car-free life.Read more