Progress can be messy. We are under construction at the BiCi Co. 97 Park Street storefront starting on Saturday, December 17th. The good news is that the construction on the front windows is going to be wrapped up by December 31st. Godspeed frozen fingered construction guys! In the meantime, please pardon the mess and the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hartford is the Cradle of Cycling in the United States On Saturday, December 3rd we gathered in historic Pope Park to celebrate Hartford’s recognition as a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. The location of the celebration was intentional. Colonel Albert Pope, the Columbia Bicycle Company, the late 19th century bicycle […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
November is a busy month for bike rides and active transportation advocacy. We wanted to give you a list below of both, so you can choose where to make a difference. Just getting out and riding this time of year is a reward in and of itself, so don’t forget to enjoy the fall colors […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hartford, and the greater Hartford region, is at an infrastructure turning point. A large amount of our state’s infrastructure is approaching major renovation or reconstruction. It is exciting to see the focus at the national, state, and local level turning to sustainable and safe human scale transportation – timeline below. Now that the tide […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
While Connecticut enjoys the pleasant gasps of late Summer-like weather, BiCi Co. is racing into our Fall programs. Here is the run down for members and visitors looking for bicycle activity during this beautiful season. Stay tuned to BiCi Co. here on the blog and on Facebook for special events and announcements. DIY Member and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is huge folks. As someone who has watched other cities successfully shift to a more human scale, safe, and multi-modal transportation model, I am ecstatic to see two major puzzle pieces come together in Hartford. The speed at which Hartford is moving toward an integrated transportation philosophy has been lightning fast. Infrastructure projects (like […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Remember to support BiCi Co’s Fall 2016 Membership and Fundraising Campaign. We can’t do this without you! This is Tony C. Dropping in with some thoughts from the BiCi Tour. I landed in Madison, Wisconsin yesterday and found myself in a magical land of bustling urban development, bicycle infrastructure, and feet on the street. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
BiCi Co.’s Program Manager, Tony Cherolis, has been cycling cross country for three weeks and just surpassed 1,200 miles. It has been a valuable tour for information gathering. As he passes through cities along the way, Tony has been visiting their community bike programs, meeting with their staff, and taking copious notes that he’s bringing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why BiCi Co.? – When someone asks you this question, we want you to have a bicycle basket jam packed with ready answers. Our best supporters and advocates are the individuals that love our mission and programs. One of our jobs is to keep you up to speed with why BiCi Co. makes a difference […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Traffic Skills 101 – Now Registering for October Class Sunday, October 16th, 8:30am-5:00pm BiCi Co. brings the Hartford area invaluable bicycle education. The TS101 course is comprehensive and taught by Connecticut’s most experienced instructors. Classroom instruction on vehicular cycling, bicycle handling drills, basic bicycle maintenance, and a brief on-road ride to put new knowledge directly […]Continue Reading... No Comments.