The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC) is an educational bike shop open for members and guests Thursdays from 5PM to 9PM and Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. The BBC is here to help you enjoy the trip more than ever.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THESE CLASSES!!
Guest passes are just $5 for an individual and $10 for a family today!
Today’s Bicycle Quotation:
“Today there will be less than 100 people cycling to work in the Lehigh Valley. Are you one of these exceptional few? The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative is here for you.”
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Using the tools and supplies in the BBC today:
Edit Ginsberg worked on her brake and generally cleaned things up on her bike. Sam Steffen helped her.
Gary Warren worked on cleaning and lubing his bike.
Our featured destination today is Cafe the Lodge in South Bethlehem. The only business with direct access to the Greenway. Ride with us and receive a 10% discount on your food and beverage.
Have a certified instructor come to your home, check your bike and ride with you to Cafe the Lodge. All for $5! Call 610 954 5744 to make arrangements.
Or pick any destination from which you would like to learn to ride from your home, whether it’s your local trail, a farmers market, or where you work. We will come to your home, check out your bike, go over a few basics, and then ride with you, showing you the best route and optimally safe/pleasant way to ride to the destination of your choice. All for $5!
Take our most popular class, the basic bike maintenance class. In two 2-hour classes you become one with your ride. Email email@example.com to connect with Scott Slingerland, the instructor, with any questions.
Frank Pavlick is offering several Advanced Bike Mechanic Workshop series in the new year:
Have a certified instructor come to your home, check your bike and ride with you to the destination of your choice. All for $5! Call 610 954 5744 to make arrangements.
Bike Library Activity (See what’s available now!)
Sam Steffen renewed his membership for the new year as a Bronze Level member, with the anticipation of upgrading to Silver Level member in the near future.
Guest passes only $5 all day!
This week’s donations:
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).
Barbara hopes to involve the CAT/BBC with Independent Transportation Network.
- Don and Ann rode to the BBC.
- Sam Steffen, just back from Nashville, has moved into the Lehigh Valley, and hopes to get involved again with CAT-BBC.
- Scott, Julie Vitale, and Janneke Bos, reuniting after a few weeks apart. Friendships are made at the CAT-BBC office!
- Great conversation and amazing food (Nino’s empanadas were AWESOME!) helped make the party a great time for all. (Nino, Jr., Nino, John Brown, Julie Vitale, Janneke Bos, and Mary Anne Winterhoff, enjoying each other’s company).
Don Kelly and Scott Slingerland chatting about the old days, and discussing biking and friends.
Anne Connors, Don Kelly, Anne Felker, Derek Vacchino, Barbara O. Rowley, Sam Steffen, Julie Vitale, Janneke Bos, John Brown, Barrett Ladd, Nino & Nino, Jr Secundino, Jeffrey Jacksits.
- Steve Schmitt
- Frank Pavlick
- Steve Schmitt
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. If you think you might enjoy this job email firstname.lastname@example.org today.
- Steve Schmitt
- Steve Schmitt
Very, very cold. Snow on the ground.
Temperatures: in the teens and low 20’s
Expected Precipitation: miniscule
Donate to the helmet campaign on CAR-FREE.ORG.
It costs $10 to protect a child’s head.
Do you want walkable communities, more bicycling & better transit? Join CAT Today
New or renewing members qualify for CAR-FREE clothing with reflective Shared Lane Marking.
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 Genesis Bicycles, Barrett Ladd and Google.
- Scott Slingerland
- Closing Responsibilities: