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Jan 09

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews Thurs. Jan. 9, 2014

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.

Today we offer a FREE helmet for any child under 10 who comes in with a parent/guardian and bicycle.

Guest passes are just $5 for an individual and $10 for a family today!

Today’s Bicycle Quotation:

“On a clear day, there is no better way to get around than on a bike… to be free and breathe the real air out there.”¬† CAT/BBC member, Barry Shook

* If you have a favorite quotation or an interesting story about cycling please share as a comment below and maybe next week we will feature it in our post :)

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

Guests and Members using the tools with mechanic guidance:

Steve Schmitt topped off his tires, cleaned his chain, measured his chain and charged his headlights. Read to rock and roll.

Bike Education:

Basic Bicycle Education

Traffic Skills 101

Basic Bicycle Mechanics

Advanced Bicycle Mechanics

Cycle Safety Assessment

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

The B.O.B. trailer is a great way to haul whatever you need, especially on a trail or other narrow route.

Bicycle Heaven Ride:

We will send a certified cycling instructor to your home to check your bike, run you and your household members through a quick skills check and then accompany you to the destination of your choice.

New & renewing members this month:

John Tocado & Family, Barrett Ladd & Family,Ken Robertson, Lisa Roberts, Sam Steffen, Esme Montgomery, Friz Walker and family, Suzanne Hohe and Steve Schmitt.

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).

Recent Happenings:

Scott Slingerland installed the third surveillance camera inside the office. We hope to have live feed of the CAT-BBC office soon.

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

 Scott Slingerland

Volunteer Coordinators:

Scott Slingerland

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 cat@car-free.org today.

jobs for volunteers

Volunteers:

Sam Steffen helped out in the shop. Derek was a negative volunteer, sucking positive energy out of the room.

Weather:

Snow, snow and more snow

High Temperature: 32 degrees Fahrenheit

Expected Precipitation: none

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!

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$50.00 – One Year Family/Household CAT Membership

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.

Opening Responsibilities:

  • Scott Slingerland

Closing Responsibilities:

  • Scott Slingerland

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