May 03

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC) is open for Members and Guests every Thursday from 5-9pm and Saturday from 8AM to 4PM. We are located at 14 West Raspberry in beautiful, downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Weather today: 65 degrees, overcast with occasional rain, 4 mph SE wind, 75% humidity

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CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:

Bill Lawler arrives home in South Bethlehem via a CAT Traffic Skills Destination ride.

William Lawler brought in a bike he just bought. Scott Slingerland checked it out for him and took Bill on his maiden voyage home to the South side of Bethlehem.

CAT Assistant Director Joshua Buck Adjusted his rear fender, lubed his chain and aired his tires.

 Bike Education:


William Lawler rode home on his new bike with Scott Slingerland including a ride across the Fahy Bridge.



Bike Library Activity (See what’s available now!)

  • Pat and Sandy Corpora took a Trek Mountain Bike and a Giant hybrid to have for a couple who are visiting them this weekend to ride on the towpath.

New & Renewing Members:

Anne Connors



Two bike racks from Scott Harvey


Dave Leibert came in to see if he could raise money for the Bethlehem Bicycle Jam.

League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s) on duty:

Scott Slingerland prepares a donated mountain bike for the Bike Library.


Volunteer Coordinators:

  • Steve Schmitt
  • Scott Slingerland


  • Lee Poole Smith put together a wheel for the Sobe Cannondale mtn bike in the Bike Library.

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Become a Bronze BBC and use our Park Tool Set from 8am to 4 PM any Saturday! Become a Silver or Gold BBC member and enjoy our Bicycle Library See information about Membership levels here Would you like to volunteer to help on Thursday or Saturday at the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative? Write the Volunteer Coordinator. Today, the BBC is sponsored in part by Google, Genesis Bicycles and Apex Management .

Opening Responsibilities:

  • Steve
  • Scott

Closing Responsibilities:

  • Scott
  • Steve

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