Jan 07

BBC eNews 1/7/2012

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews

Today is Saturday, January 7, 2012.

Janneke Bos-de Camp, our first pregnant bike mechanic student.

The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC)is open for Members and Guests every Saturday  from 5 to 9PM. We are located at 14 West Raspberry in beautiful, downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:



Michael Smith put a new computer on his bike that he earned by participating in a Bicycle Heaven Ride.


CAT Members Peter Christine and Michael Kane

Peter Christine, a family member of CAT for many years, is back visiting the Lehigh Valley from Cornell, where he is studying agriculture.  He took advantage of his families Silver BBC Membership to borrow a bike from the BBC Bicycle Library.

Michael Kane donated some upscale components CAT can use to restore one of frames to a usable BBC Library Bike.


Scott Slingerland

Anthony Buccino

Bike Education:

Traffic Skills 101

Michael Smith, Anthony Buccino and Peter Christine took a destination ride with League Cycling Instructor Scott Slingerland from the BBC to the Whitehall Mall and back.

Kids One

Kids Two

Cycle Safety Assessment

Park Tool Mechanic Class

New Members:

Michael Kane


Julie Vitale donated 4 flat screen monitors.


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

Steve Schmitt

Scott Slingerland

Frank Pavlick


Volunteer Coordinators:

Loi Tran

Kuong Tran

Steve Schmitt



Lee Poole-Smith

Michael Smith

Loi Tran

Kuong Tran

Opening Responsibilities: Steve Schmitt & Scott Slingerland

Closing Responsibilities: Steve Schmitt & Scott Slingerland

CASH/CHECKS Received (Put in lockbox)

Join CAT and you can use our Park Tool Set from 8AM to 4PM any Saturday!

CAT Membership Page

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 and Apex Management .


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