This newsletter was originally sent on Jul 14, 2009.

Bicycling Safety Tip: Help motorists, pedestrians, and other bicyclists know your next move. 
Ride predictably, use hand signals and a bike bell while pedaling through Fort Collins!

~ Bike n' Jazz - Friday, August 7th - Gardens on Spring Creek 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Come enjoy the jazzy sounds of the Montgomery Jazz Group at the Gardens on Spring Creek (2145 Center Ave) .  This event was initially planned for Bike Week, but was rained out.  Let's redo it and enjoy the ambiance of the Gardens.  Make it a family picnic!

~ The Fort Collins Bike Co-op presents Veer the Movie, an intimate, behind the scenes look at bicycling culture and highly regarded documentary. Event includes special musical guest Motorhome. Saturday, July 18th 9 PM at Hodi's Half Note (167 N. College). For more information go to: or email

~ The 6 Day Races at the CSU Oval continue each Sunday through August 16th On July 12, the Fort Collins Velodrome Association will launch another fun 6-day race series on the CSU Oval.  There are categories for fixed-gear and freewheeling bicycles, so come on down and try it out!  Sundays: 3:00pm - 7:00pm.  Presented by Associates in Family Medicine. 

~ 7/19 - Urban Assult Ride - Start/Finish at El Monte Grill: 611 S. College 9am to 2pm - A funky bike scavenger hunt where teams hit checkpoints throughout Fort Collins and complete crazy obstacles.  A party follows with refreshments, music, and raffles.

~ New bicycle manufacturers are growing their businesses in Fort Collins.  Please welcome Panda Bicycles! These graduates from the CSU's GSSE (Global Social Sustainability Enterprise) program are building bicycles out of bamboo!  Let's also welcome Runabout Cycles, Inc.  They have a new Fort Collins facility where they design, build, and sell new Electrically assisted trikes, Long bikes, and conversions. Check out local bicycle culture to learn more about local bicycle businesses. 

~ Troutman Parkway Pedestrian & Bicycle Crossing Options Open House
- Monday July 20th, 4:00-7:00pm at Quality Inn & Suites (4001 S. Mason Street).  Please attend the open house to discuss the proposed crossing options.

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