The second class of the 2017 Earn-a-Bike Program is happening tonight! We’ve got 15 very excited kids registered. We got to meet all of the participants at the first class/orientation on Thursday, 2/23. They brought a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the space, and shared how much their looking forward to wrenching, riding, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
May 13th Bike Drive – On Saturday, May 13th, REI is hosting a statewide used bicycle drive at their Connecticut locations. The REI West Hartford store is partnering with BiCi Co. as the community partner that will be receiving and up-cycling the bicycles. We think this is awesome and a perfect partnership during National Bike […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bicycle Loving Friends – If you need a reason to get out and enjoy life in what can sometimes be a bleak month, we have you covered at BiCi Co. Don’t leave your friends out of the loop. Invite and share! Friday, February 10th – IceBike/Walk/Bus to Work Meetups. 7-9am at Sarah’s Coffee House in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
BiCi Co. is rolling quickly into 2017 and wanted to keep you well informed about upcoming activities and opportunities. Make sure you follow the BiCi Co. Facebook page to see the latest announcements, updates, and photos. Mondays – Women’s / WTF DIY Member & Volunteer Hours – Mondays, 5:30-8:30pm. Poster attached. We are recruiting […]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.
Stay tuned to the BiCi Blog and Facebook Page for the latest updates on post race fun and Hartford happenings during #CXNATS! Here are some reasons to get excited about cycling and active transportation in Hartford right now. Yes, in the winter. In addition to just receiving Bicycle Friendly Community recognition, Hartford has DIY programs and workshops at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.