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From instilling smart fundamentals in our children to promoting celebrations of our cycling community like the Tour de Fat, Bike Fort Collins advocates for and provides leadership within our cycling community.
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About Bike Fort Collins

Your advocates for safe and enjoyable bicycling in Fort Collins, CO. Since 2005, our dedicated bicycling enthusiasts have banded together to work for better support and more educational programming.

Putting our tires to the pavement

Bike Fort Collins, or BFC, works to make cycling safe and enjoyable on the streets, paths, and trails of Fort Collins, CO. In 2013, Fort Collins earned a platinum rating as a cycling community from the League of American Bicyclists, and often rates as one of the best places to live and ride in the country. Our programming encompasses wide-ranging aspects of bicycling. From instilling smart fundamentals in our children to promoting celebrations of our cycling community like the Tour de Fat, Bike Fort Collins advocates for and provides leadership within our cycling community.

We are at the hub of a vibrant community

As a non-profit organization, Bike Fort Collins collaborates closely with The Bicycle Pedestrian Education Coalition, City of Fort Collins’ FCBikes, private agencies, local business, and other non-profit organization. BFCs provides volunteers with great experiences and opportunities to improve their community. Our projects are colorful and varied, we look forward to continuing to serve the Fort Collins community.

“We are a small and organic non-profit organization made up of real cyclists.
We want to share our passion for safe cycling.”
—Jeff Morrell

Mission of Bike Fort Collins

Bike Fort Collins is a local non profit bicycle advocacy group which encourages safe and enjoyable cycling. Led by involved and dedicated cyclists, our goal is to encourage an enthusiastic bicycling community through FUNdamental programs that educate, engage and thus enable cyclists of all ages and abilities. Some of the BFC projects include the FC Bike Library, Safe Routes to School, the Vintage Bicycle Museum Without Walls and the Community Cycling School.

Bike Fort Collins is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to making Fort Collins a better place to ride a bicycle.

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Category: Bike Fort CollinsRide for Reading

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May 7, 2015

Be a HERO for a day! Join us to deliver books on bikes! Meet at the FCBL Hub (250 N. Mason) and click the link below to sign up to participate.

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Category: Bike Fort CollinsCyclofemme

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May 10, 2015

Join us on Mother's Day to celebrate women on bikes!

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Category: GeneralRAT Ride (Ride Around Town)

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May 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Join BFC for a Ride Around Town! RAT Rides explore a different bike route each month and the group meets afterward for drinks and to discuss their observations from the route.

The route will be updated the Thursday before the ride.

Category: Fort Collins Bike LibraryFort Love Brewers Jamboree

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May 16, 2015 6:00 pm

The Loose Affiliation of Fort Collins Craft Brewers chose the Fort Collins Bike Library as one of two non-profits to be a beneficiary for their event! Bike on down to Legacy Park for an afternoon of, beer tasting, brewing education, and a journey through the intricacies of craft beer, all to support local breweries and the Fort Collins Bike Library!

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Category: Bike Fort CollinsPoudre RiverFest

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May 30, 2015 6:00 pm

Poudre RiverFest is a free, family-friendly festival that restores, celebrates and educates people about the Cache la Poudre River and raises funds to support local conservation and education nonprofit groups in Fort Collins.
There will be activities for all ages, live music, beer from New Belgium & food from local eateries!

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Will we see YOU at the Poudre RiverFest tomorrow? ...

Education, Restoration & Celebration! Join us Saturday, May 30th in Fort Collins Legacy Park for this FREE Family Friendly festival!

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Check out some of the photos from the Coloradoan from yesterday's Ride of Silence. And two of BFC's own are featured here- board president Bruce Henderson and board member Jeanne McDonald! ...

Cyclists, many wearing black armbands of mourning, took part in the annual Ride of Silence on Wednesday evening to honor those who have been killed or injured while riding their bicycles. This year's ride took on extra poignancy in Northern Colorado following the recent shooting death of cyclist John Jacoby in Windsor. http://noconow.co/1HvJks2

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More info on the Ride of Silence on their Facebook page. Grab your raincoat, hop on your bike and we'll see you at 7pm. ...

¬The Ride of Silence is an international bicycle ride in memory of those who have been killed or injured while cycling. Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. Please pass this on to others you think might be interested in participating. • Ride date and time: May 20th at 7:00pm Please arrive by 6:45. • Ride start location: City Park Shelter #7 (on the NW corner of City Park & S. Bryan, just south of the train and across from Club Tico) • Ride route: The route is around 8 miles and will begin and end at the Shelter #7 in City Park.

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Ride of Silence Fort Collins 2015

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