Mar 21

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – Thurs. Mar 21,2013

Now located at 1935 W. Broad St. in West Bethlehem!

The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC) is open for Members and Guests every Thursday from 5-9pm and Saturday from 8AM to 4PM.

Daily Quote:

“After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow.”

Scott, lee, and Frank are hanging the bikes up on the wall

The BBC offers education classes, Bicycle Heaven Rides and the Bicycle Library program.

CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:

Steve Schmitt pumped up his tires.

Ian Douglas cleaned and tuned up his bike.

Ben Marston replaced a broken spoke and got a lesson about truing wheels from Lee Poole-Smith

Frank Pavlick stopped in to work on Dave Trautmanns Bike.

Bike Education:

Bicycle Heaven Ride

This evening’s ride at 6PM, led by LCI Steve Schmitt, is to the CAR-FREE.ORG office at 1337 E. 5th St. in South Bethlehem.

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

New & Renewing Members:

John Catino (Silver)

Get your own CAR-FREE Clothing by joining CAT today!



Luis Rodriguez came in to do more community service hours for his school Liberty.

Ian Douglas came in to do more community service hours.

Peter and Martha Christine stopped in to say Hi to the CAT team

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

Volunteer Coordinators:

Volunteer coordinator is responsible for the report each time the BBC is open. S/he has everyone sign-in, tracks members, registers activities, records class participation, maintains paperwork and takes pictures.


Lee Poole-Smith

Luis Rodriguez

Ian Douglas


Low Temperature(°F): 25 AT 6:11AM
 Average Wind(mph): 10 WNW
High Wind Gust(mph): 23 AT 9:41PM
Expected Liquid Precipitation: 0.00″

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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:

  • Christin, Steve

Closing Responsibilities:

  • Lee, Christin, Scott

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