NEWS-BLOG

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20th Anniversary Bicycle Film Festival Coming Virtually To Fort Collins / Northern Colorado December 30th

December 28, 2020 – FORT COLLINS, CO – Bike Fort Collins is proud to be bringing an on-demand virtual version of the Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) to Fort Collins and Northern Colorado for the first time, as the BFF celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. The Bicycle Film Festival-Fort Collins will stream live on December 30th at 6:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online here for $15, or via...

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Bike the Lights Routes

We invite you to enjoy the following bicycle friendly routes for viewing holiday lights! We have two routes, Old Town & Southeast, that have been designed to highlight some of the best holiday lights in town, with a focus on using our town's amazing bicycle infrastructure for added safety.  As always, we ask that you obey all rules of the road, wear a helmet, and use front and rear lighting...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Washington Ave & Oak St

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our November issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Have you experienced conflict, or right-of-way confusion at the intersection of Washington Ave and Oak St. while riding your bike?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. Total Respondants: 5 Yes: 4   No: 1 WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those...

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BFC Puts Paint to Pavement

With your help, Bike Fort Collins aims to bring the first Paint the Pavement project to the streets of Fort Collins beginning with the intersection of Canyon Ave., Sherwood St. and Magnolia St. We have selected this intersection as our first focus as it is an important artery in the town’s bicycle infrastructure and because the nature of the 5-point intersection creates confusing navigation for...

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BFC 2020 Holiday Festivities

Bike Fort Collins brings to you a variety of fun holiday activities and resources such as the BFC Bicycle Holiday Gift Guide and our fun coloring print outs (see below). We will also soon post this year's Bike the Lights routes for you to follow and ride at your leisure. New for 2020, we are excited to offer a variety of routes throughout town in an effort to offer convenient options depending...

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BFC Bicycle Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays upon us, we thought a bicycle themed gift guide would be a great way to highlight some of our amazing local businesses in Fort Collins and unique bicycle themed gifts they have in store. Find that perfect gift for folks who love bikes and support local businesses while you're at it!  Happy Holidays from Bike Fort Collins! BFC Bicycle Holiday Gift Guide 2020

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Wish for Wheels FoCo Delivers Nearly 260 Bikes and Helmets to Students in Need of One

Earlier this fall, Bike Fort Collins announced a joint effort with fellow nonprofit and Denver-based, Wish for Wheels to bring a new bike and helmet to every second-grader in each of Poudre School District’s (PSD) six Title 1 schools. Called Wish for Wheels FoCo, together with founding program launch sponsors, YourGroupRide.com and VeloFix Mobile Bike Shop we sought partners to help fund and...

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And The Winner Is…

The Bike Fort Collins 2020 Raffle was held this fall where participants were able to purchase entries in allotments of 10 for $10, 30 for $25, 75 for $50, or 200 for100. Up for grabs were six great prizes. We held the drawing for the prize winners at Niner Bikes in Fort Collins on October 9th . Dave Dixon, Bike Fort Collins, Executive Director pictured with the prizes right before the...

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Bike Fort Collins Invites Community Support to Help “Keep Us Rolling!” on Colorado Gives Day, December 8th

December 2, 2020 – FORT COLLINS, CO – New “Bikes May Use Full Lane” and “Motorists Must Give 3-Feet Clearance” county road and highway signage, new bilingual wayfinding trail/bikeway signage in North Fort Collins, and delivering Safe Routes to School bicycle education curriculum to area PSD students are a few examples of the impact Bike Fort Collins (BFC) can continue to make in the community...

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Learning With Alisha: Representation Matters

Alisha Zellner reflects on her BIPOC focused virtual learning clinic and what it means about representation: Representation matters. This summer I had an opportunity to create an initiative that allowed me to find my voice and honor the Black community while riding my bicycle. As a novice rider, there were so many things I truly didn't know about the incredible machine that gave me so much...

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