NOTICE: This newsletter was originally sent on Dec 7, 2009.
Learn How to Ride Out the Winter at Wednesday's Bike Lunch Talk
~ Bike Lunch Talk - Winter Bicycling - 12/9 -12:00pm -1:00pm - Home State Bank (303 E. Mountain Ave.) Join us while we explore the topic of winter bicycling. Learn from the professionals about how to bike safely during the winter and check out the gear that makes winter riding comfortable. Giveaways included! Presented by the Cycologist, Lee's Cyclery, and Full Cycle.
~ Bike Movie Tonight at Catalyst Coffee! - 7:00pm - The Overland Mountain
Bike Club is hosting a Winter Movie Presentation Series and tonight they are presenting KLUNKERZ. It's free and there will be bike prizes for those who show. Catalyst is at the NW corner of Horsetooth Rd.and
~ 10 Breakfast Stations have been created for this year's Winter bike to Work Day on December 16th. FC Bikes will be releasing all Winter Bike to Work day details and sponsors this Wednesday.
~ Bikes for Tykes- Lee's Cyclery and Phoenix Cycles are looking for donations of
bicycles (new or near new), and a cadre of volunteers that can help make them
safe and presentable. Volunteers should have shop experience in bike
maintenance. Please help by joining us in donating your time, energy and a new
bike. Lee's contact person on this project is Colin, at the south Lee's Cyclery
store. Call Colin at 970-226-6006 or e-mail him for more details. All bike
maintenance and beautification needs to be completed by December
Winter Riding Quick Tips:
1. Ride in the same direction of
2. Ride with bright, reflective
clothing and bike lights at night
3. Always wear a helmet
4. Be careful of low-angle sun
during the winter months as motorists may not be able to see you
5. Cross perpendicularly at
railroad tracks - the tracks can be extremely slippery when wet.
6. Obey the rules of the road
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