May 12

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – Saturday May 12, 2012

Read the report on Bethlehem Bicycle Jam #1

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.

Anyone going on any Bicycle Heaven Ride will receive a FREE bicycle safety check.

CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:

New member Benjamin Torrez fixed his rear-derailleur cable and aired his tires.

Gary Lader and sons, Jacob and Toby, worked on their bikes.

Cutters Bike Shop Mechanic, Shawn, working at the Bethlehem Bicycle Jam on Sand Island

Bike Education:

LCI Steve worked with Toby Lader to practice starting and stopping off the saddle, so he can learn to control the bike better.

See also the report on the Bethlehem Bicycle Jam where 15 participants received basic bike ed.

New & Renewing CAR-FREE Members Today:

Benjamin Torrez, BBC Bronze



Bike Library Activity:

Toby Lader checked out a Spiderman 16″ bike so he could practice using a handbrake


League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s):

Volunteer Coordinators:

  • Steve Schmitt


Lee Poole-Smith worked in the BBC and helped the Lader family with their bikes.

Weather Today: 77 degrees @ 2PM

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Join the BBC Today

(See New & Renewing Members during 2012)

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:


  • Scott

Closing Responsibilities:

  • Steve


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