NEWS-BLOG

Welcome to the Bike Fort Collins News-Blog. Browse or search below for articles, news, press releases and content by category–or you’ll find that we link to content here from other web pages, eNewsletters and our other digital communications.

You Know Me. I Ride a Bike. – Whitney Allison

Bike Fort Collins first launched You Know Me. I Ride a Bike. Back in 2009 as a broader awareness campagin featuring local residents active in our bike loving community. Beginning in 2021, we are excited to reintroduce this bio-series, recognizing one new Fort Collins resident each month here on our news-blog/website, The Pedal Post eNewsletter and BFC social channels, and highlighting their love...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: E. Vine Dr. & N. Timberline Rd.

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our June issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Have you experienced conflict or felt unsafe while traveling through the intersection of E. Vine Drive and N. Timberline Road?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those who reported conflict, we asked them to...

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Fort Collins Getting Its 1st Advisory Bike Lane

As we mentioned would be coming back on our fall 2021 RAT Ride, Bike Fort Collins is very excited to see our city's first Advisory Bike Lane opening early next month on Pitkin Avenue (on the Pitkin Bikeway) between Remington and Smith Streets, just east of the CSU campus. Advisory Bike Lane street design originated in the Netherlands and first began appearing in the U.S. in 2011 (Minneapolis,...

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3rd Annual Wish for Wheels FoCo Program Continues to Bring Hundreds of New Bikes to Second Graders Who Don’t Have One

September 20, 2022 — FORT COLLINS, CO – This fall, Bike Fort Collins, in partnership with peer organization, Wish For Wheels, has a goal to bring a new bike and helmet to every second-grader in Poudre School District’s Title 1 schools as part of the 3rd Annual Wish for Wheels FoCo program, and the community’s support is needed to make it happen. Each new bike and helmet has a program cost of...

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Riders Rave About 2022 Tour de Farms

  to Once again, we had another successful Tour de Farms for 2022, Bike Fort Collins welcomed back many familiar faces and celebrated the new friends we made along the way. Extra support from our sponsors HSD Law, Pedego Electric Bikes, Ottercares and Horse & Dragon Brewing Company meant that we were able to bring a quality event to our participants while also building financial backing for...

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Past Newsletters & Email Communications

In the event you may have missed them, we keep this page updated with past issues of The Pedal Post e-Newsletter, our Volunteer Updates, and other email communications that we've put out to our subscribers and volunteers.2022Newsletters The Pedal Post e-Newsletter - July 2022 Issue (July 8, 2022) The Pedal Post e-Newsletter - May 2022 Issue (May 27, 2022) The Pedal Post e-Newsletter - April 2022...

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Two BFC Team Members Take On Expanded Roles

In the last two months, Bike Fort Collins has welcomed and is excited to announce and introduce the following two “Tims” and their new, expanded roles on the BFC team.TIM HAN, SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL COORDINATORWhile Tim joined the BFC team back in early 2021 as a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Instructor, we are excited for him to leverage his outdoor recreation instructional...

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Second RAT Ride of Year Showcases Bicycle Friendly Southwest-Central Fort Collins

The following is a summary of this Ride-Around-Town (RAT) Ride organized and led by Bike Fort Collins. RAT rides are open to the public and their purpose is to explore and discuss the strengths and weaknesses in bicycle infrastructure and connectivity in Fort Collins.  Date: August 17, 2022 Time: 5:30 p.m. BFC Ride Leaders: Bruce Henderson, Dave Dixon, Tim Wooten # Attendees: XX THE ROUTE Start...

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Improvement Made to Stuart Street & Lemay Avenue Intersection

After surveying the community back in December 2021, asking about any incidents or unsafe experiences people have had at the intersection of Stuart Street & Lemay Avenue, this past spring, as part of our Intersection/Facility Focus initiative, we also brought the intersection to the attention of city staff, as well as presented it to the Bicycle Advisory Committee. The issue or problem that...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: College Ave. & Mountain Ave.

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our May issue of The Pedal Post (eNewsletter), Bike Fort Collins posed the question: “Do you feel safe navigating the intersection of College Ave. and Mountain Ave. by bicycle?” Thank you to those who responded. Below is a recap of the results. WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those who reported conflict, we asked them to describe their experience. Here is a...

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