2011 Bike to Work Day Festival

Come to the Bike to Work Festival!  Friday, May 6 at the University Center Mall from 5:00-8:00 PM. Numerous reasons to attend. Hands-on bike wash, learn and practice how to wash the grime away so your bike “purrs” while riding to work. Listen to bike safety talk, because ‘Safe Habits Save Lives’. People Mover to demonstrate how easy it is to ‘hop on the bus, Gus’, with your bike. Freeze Your Keyscampaign concludes with fantastic prizes, and Off the Chain bicycle cooperative to accept bicycle donations and offer bike valet services.


Freeze My Keys - April 2011

What: Freeze My Keys

Why:

 

  1. Encourage more bicycle commuting
  2. Support locally-owned, small businesses
  3. Prepare you early for the bicycle riding season
  4. Provides you an occasion to educate friends, family, and businesses about the joys or opportunities to improve safety and pleasure of bicycle commuting
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2011 Spring Volunteer Roundup


REI and APU Awarded Bicycle Friendly Business Designation

At the League of American Bicyclists 2011 National Bike Summit, the League named the 2011 recipients of the Bicycle Friendly Business designation.  In Anchorage, we have two more businesses to add to the growing list of League-recognized bicycle friendly businesses.   REI-Anchorage was designated at the Bronze level while Alaska Pacific Univ.got an honorable mention.

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Thank You Anchorage for Winter Bike Fest 2011

We’d like to send a big Thank You to everyone who came out for Winter Bike Fest 2011! Thanks to a number of hard working volunteers, we were able to bring you several events over the last two weeks that celebrate cycling!

We kicked off Winter Bike Fest 2011 with Bike First Friday and 35 of you came out to enjoy Bike Bingo, local art, and the company of other cyclists. 

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2011 Winter Bike Film Fest

BCA’s Winter Bike Fest 2011 concludes this Thursday at the Bear Toothfor a bike film festival. We’re showing two films, Cycling Copenhagen and Bicycle Dreams. This is Anchorage’s first screening of Bicycle Dreams, an excellent film with a long list of awards. It offers an inside glimpse into the Race Across America, an incredible endurance race of 3000 miles in 7 days (for teams) or 12 days (for solo riders). Tickets are $7, and please keep in mind ticket sales do not benefit BCA, so we will also be taking donations at the event to support our work to make Anchorage more bicycle-friendly.



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