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Survey shows on-quarter of kids bike or walk to school

On 29, Sep 2015 | No Comments | In Bicycling, Family Activities, News, Safety, Walking | By BAP Admin

Now that school is back in session, it’s a good time to look at trends in how students are getting to and from school and the part each of us plays in keeping them safe. Read more…

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Bicycle riding builds a little community in neighborhood

On 14, Jul 2015 | No Comments | In Bicycling, Family Activities, News | By BAP Admin

As my kids and I pulled into our driveway with our “bike train” the other day we struck up a conversation with someone passing by. We talked about bicycling and also met for the first time as neighbors. They were new to the neighborhood and it turns out we have a lot in common.  We talked about having a BBQ together.

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Come play in the street!

On 19, May 2015 | No Comments | In Bicycling, Family Activities, News, Safety, Walking | By BAP Admin

Ever wondered what it would be like to walk, jog, ride a bicycle or even play hopscotch in the center of W. Elizabeth St. without any cars? Then mark your calendar for Sunday, June 7, when the City’s Open Streets event will convert W. Elizabeth St. into a temporary car-free space, inviting you, your family and friends to come be active in the street. Read more…

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Fort Collins leads state in Bike to School Day schools

On 22, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Bicycling, Family Activities, News, Safety | By BAP Admin

On May 6, school children around the country will use pedal power to roll into school in celebration of National Bike to School Day.

This special day is a partner to the International Walk to School day, which is a time to take stock of the many benefits associated with traveling by means other than driving. Read more…

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Cycling Into Spring Break Fun

On 10, Mar 2015 | No Comments | In Bicycle Ambassador Program, Family Activities, News | By BAP Admin

Spring break is around the corner, and many families are gearing up to ski in the nearby mountains or bask in the warm sunshine of a faraway ocean beach.

If you, on the other hand, plan to stick around town, don’t think for a minute that you can’t have a great adventure nevertheless.

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Come play in the street!

On 01, Jul 2014 | No Comments | In Bicycling, Family Activities, News, Walking | By BAP Admin

A movement is afoot (pun intended) to reclaim roadways as public spaces. The movement is called “Open Streets” or “Cyclovias.”

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Tandem Team Encourages Biking

Nothing should stop a person from commuting to work, or across a state, at any time of year, agree Robin and Ed Hildenbrand of Loveland. (Robin is a Bicycle Ambassador.)

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Start em’ Young to Foster a Life of Riding

What’s your first memory of bicycling? How old were you? What words describe how you felt

when you took off on two wheels?

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No Badge of Courage Needed

By Kim Sharpe

Are you part of the 60 percent? That’s the portion of people in our community who are” interested, but concerned” when it comes to riding a bicycle—those who may feel riding a bike requires a badge of courage. If this resonates with you, I hope to change that perception.

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RIDE 2012 Features the Bicycle Ambassador Program

The 2012 RIDE Bicycling Guide to Northern Colorado is out! Inside you’ll find stories about the Bicycle Ambassador Program, Safe Routes to School and the local cycling calendar. Read online or pick one up at your favorite bike shop.

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