NEWS-BLOG

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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.2021Newsletters The Pedal Post e-Newsletter - December 2021 Issue (December 30, 2021) Happy Thanksgiving (November 30, 2021) The Pedal Post e-Newsletter - November 2021 Issue...

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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Shields Street & Maple Avenue

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 Shields St. and Maple St. while riding your bike?” 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...

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You Know Me. I Ride a Bike. – Todd Simmons

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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What Car Insurance Should a Cyclist Have?

Guest Writer – Gordon Hadfield, Hadfield Stieben Doutt, LLC Happy New Year to all the cyclists!  I was going to write about winter riding, but that didn’t make much sense because winter weather never arrived in Northern Colorado (thanks, global warming—just another reason to ride your bike rather than drive.)   Instead, I want to focus on something weirder than the warm weather.  That is the...

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New Road Signage Installation Continues

As we’ve reported back in April of this year, the initiative to install new more communicative road signage within Larimer County and up Highways 34 and 14, the installation process continues. Again, this is all the culmination of a nearly 2-year effort that was first primarily driven by the need to wait for an official, CDOT approved, standardized sign format to communicate the “3-feet to pass”...

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A Jolly Crew For Bike the Lights 2021

With temperatures in the 50s and a mild wind in the air, better weather could not have been had for Bike the Lights 2021. Gathering on the evening of Thursday, December 23rd at Alleycat Coffee House, riders arrived in the spirit of the holidays decked out with various forms of joyful illumination. What started out as a rather small group at 5:45pm, grew to a crew of 70 strong by our 6pm (ish)...

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CSU Students Tackle Intersection Design

Bike Fort Collins was excited to hear that a group of CSU Engineering students selected the intersection of Elizabeth Street and College Avenue for a class project this fall. Recognizing the same problem that BFC brought to the attention of the City’s Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) and Transportation Board via a presentation in a joint meeting with both groups this past February, as well...

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2021 BFC Holiday Gift Guide

Back again for 2021, Bike Fort Collins is happy to offer our annual bike-themed, holiday gift guide showcasing some well loved local businesses and their wares. Find that perfect gift for folks who love bikes and support local businesses while you're at it!  Happy Holidays from Bike Fort Collins!  

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You Know Me. I Ride a Bike. – Initha Stuckey, MD

Bike Fort Collins first launched You Know Me. I Ride a Bike. back in 2009, where we featured local residents, for whom riding bikes is big part of their life in a broader awareness campaign. Beginning in 2021, we are excited to reintroduce this bio-series, where we feature one new Fort Collins resident each month here on our news-blog/website, as well as through The Pedal Post eNewsletter and...

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Community Pulls Together for Paint Pot Success

Bike Fort Collins is excited to report the successful completion of three Paint Pot street murals and the lasting community connections that will remain long after the paint has dried. The Paint Pot project is a grant-funded partnership with Bike Fort Collins and the City of Fort Collins made possible through the city’s recently formed Asphalt Art program. Funding for the project was made...

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