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.Read more
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!Read more
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.
We’ve got a lot happening over the next few weeks. Here are the highlights…