Community Pulls Together to Encourage Year
Bike Winter Fort Collins
The 2010 Bike Winter Fort Collins campaign begins the first week in December. Over fifty, local business sponsors have joined the City’s effort to promote year round cycling in Fort Collins. Here’s the event line up for 2010:
~ Friday, December 3rd - Light Up the Night – 6pm - 8pm at the Gallery Underground (First Friday Art Walk) Bring your old Knog lights for battery replacements and get new lights if you don’t already have a set. Ride with lights at night!
~ Sunday, December 5th - Winter Cycling 101 – 2pm – 5pm at the Gardens on Spring Creek. This winter riding clinic includes information and tips on how to safely ride in traffic with snow and ice conditions. Learn also about proper clothing and equipment for winter weather riding. After the clinic, we'll enjoy hot chocolate under the dazzling lights at the Gardens on Spring Creek. RSVP at 224-6112 or FCBikes@fcgov.com
~ Wednesday, December 8th – FC Bikes Lunch Talk – 12pm - 1pm at Home State Bank on Mountain Avenue. Join the City’s Bicycle Coordinator as we discuss and strategize future FC Bikes activities and bicycle priorities in Fort Collins. Contribute to the vision of FC Bikes!
~ Wednesday, December 15th is the
fourth annual Winter Bike to Work Day!
– Includes 20 breakfast stations in
Fort Collins and over fifty business sponsors.
Check out the Winter Bike to Work Day map at http://fcgov.com/bicycling
Winter Riding Resources:
1) Check out priority snow removal routes for cyclists: http://fcgov.com/weknowsnow
2) Report hazards such as snow, ice, and debris in bike lanes and bike trails: http://fcgov.com/pothole
Top Ten Important Winter Cycling Tips: