Oct 27

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – Sat. Oct. 27 2012


We are located on the second floor of the parking deck for the condos at Riverport next to the Fahy (New Street) Bridge.

The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC) is open for members/guests Thursdays from 5-9pm and Saturdays from 8AM to 4PM.

We are located on the second floor of the parking deck for the condos at Riverport next to the Fahy (New Street) Bridge.


Read more about the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative online.

Work Party at BBC West Sunday Noon to 4PM

There will be a work crew Sunday, October 28, from Noon to 4PM at the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative West, 1935 Broad Street. So far, J. Reisenberger, Christin Hottenstein, Tim Miles, and John Hoffer have agreed to help. The jobs include painting, putting down tile, putting hooks & wires up to hold up the drop ceiling, plus cleaning. You can help, too, we could use another 5 people to get as much done as possible on Sunday. Just email cat@car-free.org or call 610 954 5744. for more information.

We are now hoping to have the BBC West up and running by December 1, 2012. The hours will be Wednesday evenings 5-9PM and Sundays Noon to 4PM to start.

Read more about the BBC West here . . .

Read more about the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative online.

BBC Bronze members may use BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:

Last Week:

Gene Hunter came into the BBC today at riverport and,replaced his chain,the cassette,and the two larger chain rings as well as renewed his membership with CAT!


Scott Slingerland worked on his bike petals and helped out Gene.

Lee Poole-Smith helped Gene,Scott,Jay, and Barry.

Lee and Scott also cut up rags for working on bikes at the BBC.

Barry Shook came by and got his drive train replaced ( Crank, Chain, and Gear Cassette)

Jay helped out Barry with his bike.

Frank Stopped by Supervising and Helped John Hoffer Load a bike rack onto his pickup truck to take to BBC West.

Lee attached a milk crate to the back of esme’s bike and franks going to look to see if the bars can be raised higher for her.

Can’t come down? Consider renewing your CAT Membership.

Bike Education:

New & Renewing CAR-FREE Members Today:



Bike Library Activity:

League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s):

Volunteer Coordinators:

  • Steve Schmitt
  • Christin Hottenstein


Lee Poole-Smith

Ron Teodora cleaned the carpet in the BBC, picked up the garbage on all three levels of the parking garage and helped organize things after the move.

Weather Today:

sunny 47-60 degrees, great day for riding.

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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 and Genesis Bicycles.

Opening Responsibilities:

  • Steve

Closing Responsibilities:

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