Nov 17

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – Sat. Nov. 17 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, November 18th, 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.

Read more about the BBC West here . . .

Read more about the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative online.

BBC Bronze members may use tools with Mechanic Assistance:

Jay is doing a basic maintenance and cleaning on his bike.

Jay and lee lubed and cleaned the drive train and adjusted the brakes on David Trautmanns bike.

Scott took over for jay after he left.

Chris and Lillian Vitalos came into the BBC and Scott taught Lillian how to ride a bike!

Fun Fun Day today at the BBC! Smiles always brighten our day 😀



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

Bike Education:

CAT is offering to teach at any full-service bike shop in the Lehigh Valley, Traffic Skills 101 under the title “Learn to Ride to Your Favorite Trail.” If your favorite bike shop has not advertised this class please ask them when it is going to be held.

A League of American Bicylclists certified Cycling Instructor will come to your home and teach you how to ride to your favorite destination. Call 610 954 5744 or email cat@car-free.org.


New & Renewing CAR-FREE Members Today:


David Trautmann gave a $10 donation to CAT for the wonderful and welcoming service our Employees gave him and the checkup they did on his bike.


Lee Poole-Smith

Ron Teodoro came and cleaned up the garbage and vaccumed the BBC at riverport.

Bike Library Activity:

League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s):

Volunteer Coordinators:

  • Steve Schmitt
  • Christin Hottenstein



Weather Today:

sunny 45 – 69 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:

  • J. and Christin

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