Are you a youth that loves bikes?!? Are you an adult that know youth that love bikes?!? Sign them up for BiCi Co’s premier youth bicycle training program, EARN-A-Bike. Registration is open, and we’re accepting applications for the Fall 2017 Program. Follow the link below to register today! Starts Tuesday, October 17th, 5:30-7:30pm. Classes will […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Fall is some of our favorite weather to be outside. Join BiCi Co. and Transport Hartford as we celebrate Connecticut on bikes, walking, and via transit. We’ve included several posters below for the upcoming events: Walktober in Hartford! – There are walks scheduled all through October. More information here from our friends at The I-Quilt […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Transport Hartford advocates for biking, walking, transit, and multi-modal transportation as part of a sustainable and socially just city and region. For Hartford to succeed and grow, it has to move beyond single occupancy vehicle travel both culturally and with appropriately designed infrastructure. Join the movement! Friday, Sept 1st – Bike, Walk, and Bus to Work […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Heads up to our bicycling friends in Hartford – The Hartford Business Improvement District Ambassadors now offer free emergency roadside assistance to bicyclists with a flat tire, dropped chain, or loose bolts. You will need to come over to BiCi Co. for anything more complicated and for tuneups, but now you will have one less […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last year I pedaled from Hartford to Minneapolis, MN with stops in many cities to visit community bicycle workshops like GObike Buffalo, Vulture Space, and DreamBikes (Milwaukee and Minneapolis). The ride was an adventure, but also research. How do these other cities and projects work? Does the city support the efforts? Are there bikes lanes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We don’t just ride bikes at BiCi Co. Sometimes we hit the streets on foot, a perfect medium for taking notes and making new friends. This Friday, June 9th friends of BiCi Co. and attendees at the Bike Walk Connecticut Annual Summit tactical urbanism training will head out for a 1.9 mile “walk audit.” We […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It can be unbearably frustrating how slow street, transit, and built environment projects take. CTfastrak was a concept that germinated 30 years ago. We have been talking about the I-84 Project for years, and it is planned to start in 2022 – five years away. How can we make changes RIGHT NOW that improve our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are you a great bike mechanic with a passion for community and desire to push beyond the confines of the traditional bike shop? Know someone that knows bikes, loves serving the community and working with kids. We’re a dream opportunity! BiCi Co. is a unique and exciting opportunity to develop a bike shop from the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
First – The BIKELIFE Festival was amazing. Check out the photos here. Heaping thanks to all the volunteers and mechanics that helped make this 2nd Annual spring break event possible for Hartford youth and teens. Coupling bicycle safety training with fun, efficient, and independent transportation changes the game for our future leaders. Second – May […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bicycle Loving Friends and Supporters – Spring is rushing in and BiCi Co. is chock full of opportunities to get your bicycle fix. Before you hit the road, we suggest that you put some time into bicycle safety education. Those trained in safe cycling are way ahead of others when it comes to avoiding […]Continue Reading... No Comments.