This newsletter was originally sent on Apr 6, 2009.

"Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life."

~Brian Tracy

~ April Bike Lunch Talk (BLT). This Wednesday (4/8) from 12:00pm - 1:30pm.  Topics include an update to community cycling interests, state legislative actions, and the downtown dismount zone. 

~The City's Transportation Planning Dept. has started the North College Improvements Project - Phase II, Vine Drive to the Hickory Conifer intersection and is welcoming the public to the first Open House for the project. This Open House is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.  More info >>

~ Bike to School Day is April 15th!  It's elementary my dear!  And also Jr. High, High school, and CSU campus! 

~ Village Bicycle Project Movie Event - at New Belgium Brewing Co. 7pm to 10pm.  The evening includes a silent auction, door prizes, and screening of the movie 'Ayamye' followed by a Q&A with VBP's Director, Dave Peckham.  Admission is $10. More >>

~ Fort Collins Cross race series has been postponed due to trail conditions.  First races begin in one week (4/14).  Fort Collins Cross is also interested in getting more kids to come out ride for fun and to become acquainted with mountain biking and cross bike racing.  More info >>

~ New World Sports is pleased to present the "Got Skills" mtn bike camp for kids. 
Session I will take place every Monday in June while session II will begin on July 13th - till August 10th, also Mondays.  Each session is limited to 12 campers, age 7-16 years of age.  "Got Skills" camp will feature riding on 5 different trail systems, skills clinics, guest speakers, and do it your slef maintenance and repair tutorials.  More info >>

~ FC Bike Co-op Spring Cleaning Bike Drive! - at Bike Co-Op on 222 Laporte 10am to 6pm on Saturday (4/11).  Fort Collins Bike Co-op is conducting a “Spring Cleaning” bike donation drive to help accumulate more bikes and parts to be shipped to Ghana. The drive focuses primarily on adult bikes,but will put any bike related donations to best use.  More info >>

~ Women's Bike Maintence Clinic - at REI (4025 S. College Ave.) 1pm to 2:30pm on Saturday (4/11).  FREE.

~ 11th Annual Spring Warm Up Rides hosted by Fort Collins Cycling Club - great routes to choose from! more >>

~ Resources for Bicycling in Fort Collins (4/29) at Drake Center (802 W. Drake) 7pm to 9pm - Check out 09' bikes, meet local bike advocacy groups, get bike commuter tips, bike prizes, helmet giveaways, and general bike info.

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