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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Hickory St./College Ave/Conifer St. Intersection

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our January 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 Hickory St./College Ave/Conifer 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...

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BFC’s 2021 Agenda

Bike Fort Collins is excited for and optimistic about 2021. With the year already underway, BFC will continue to deliver instruction for the Safe Routes to School program, as in-person learning resumes across Poudre School District (PSD). We also have an ambitious plan for our additional focuses and agenda for the year as we emerge from the uncertainty of the past year. The League of American...

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ReFund CO – Support “What Matters to You” This Tax Season

Last year an exciting new statewide program was introduced that essentially created a new season of giving to support Colorado nonprofits and the work we do. The new program enables you, a Colorado resident, to use any portion of your state income tax refund to make a difference in your community. If you’re due a state income tax refund, you can elect to contribute some or all of the refund to...

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You Know Me. I Ride A Bike. – Duane Daire

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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Intersection/Facility Focus – Survey Results: Linden St & Poudre Trail

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED CONFLICT? In our December 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 "Linden St. and the Poudre Trail 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...

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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.       WHAT HAPPENED? In addition, for those who reported...

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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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