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.
The tide is turning to recognize and develop multi-modal transportation networks that are safe and sustainable in Hartford and the wider region. Now is a critical time for residents and advocates to engage and keep up the momentum. There are important opportunities coming up in March and April, and our job is to keep you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
*** Extended to February 14th. We need more snow! *** First – What the heck is a Sneckdown? – “The snow is doing what the traffic engineers won’t do: narrowing the streets, slowing people down. It’s showing the places drivers and people don’t go. It’s creating “snowy neckdowns” or sneckdowns.” Sneckdowns are a free, low-impact traffic […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hartford is hosting the Cyclocross National Championships BiCi Co. Needs Volunteers! We need your smiling faces at BiCi Co. to ramp up the DIY workshop hours during the full week of races. The shop will be open from 11am-7pm on Monday, January 2nd through Saturday the 7th. Hours will be extended to 8:30pm on […]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.
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... 2 Comments.