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.
This week we started the 2013 bicycle counts. Here are the numbers from the 20 locations where CAT counted bicycles and observed bicycling behaviors in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton during 2012. You can see comparisons of bicycling behaviors in the three cities online at:
The BBC offers education classes, Bicycle Heaven Rides and the Bicycle Library program.
CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:
Scott Slingerland replaced a broken chain ring bolt.
Gary Warren continues with a major overhaul of his bike.
Luna (6) and Fatima (10) were fitted for helmets by Scott Slingerland and Lee Poole-Smith.
Bicycle Heaven Ride
Today’s ride at 6PM is to the Lehigh Canal Towpath
Bike Library Activity (See what’s available now!)
New & Renewing Members:
Katie Connors renewed her membership
Barrett Ladd donated a child’s Trek MT60 and a Kryptonite U lock. This bike is a real shifting bike with hand brakes for a small child. Hard to find. It will make a great library bike.
The BBC accepts donations of bicycles, bike parts, tools and supplies on Thursdays from 5-9PM and Saturdays from 8AM to 4PM at 1935 W Broad St. in Bethlehem. We provide a receipt for all contributions and we are a 501(c)3 educational charity under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Right now we are also hoping someone will donate a work sink they don’t need anymore.
League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s) on duty:
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 helped Steve with questions about a new rear red light and helped Scott get his broken chain wheel bolt out.
Expected Liquid Precipitation: 0.10″
Average Wind(mph): 14 mph from the East
Use any credit card to join online right now.
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
Would you like to volunteer to help on Thursday or Saturday at the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative? Write the Volunteer Coordinator.