Category Archive: News

Sep 22

2014 Fall Semester Kick off Meeting for Bicycle Club at USF

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Friendly reminder that today is our first Bicycle Club meeting of the fall semester! We are really looking forward to meeting our new members and discussing ideas for upcoming events and rides. Join us for a short meeting to kick off the new year. What? Bicycle Club at USF meeting When? September 22, 2014 at 5:00 …

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Nov 23

Keeping Fletcher Avenue Bicycle Lanes Beautiful

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On Sunday November 21st from 8am-11am, the USF Bicycle Club conducted a roadside cleanup on Fletcher Avenue between Bruce B. Downs and N 22nd street as part of the Hillsborough County Adopt-A-Road program.  USFBC members picked up trash along Fletcher Avenue and swept the bicycle lanes on the North side of Fletcher Avenue removing hazardous debris.  Debris …

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Nov 15

Don’t give bicyclists a bad name! Learn how to ride your bike in traffic the right way!

Tampa BayCycle is sponsoring a FREE Commuting Skills Class to teach USF students, staff and faculty how to ride their bikes in traffic as a vehicle. Learn how to check your bike for common mechanical problems to help you become a more competent commuter. The information provided in this course is very useful for bike …

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Nov 09

Bicycle Bash Update

The Bicycle Bash was amazing!  There is a summary (and a metric ton of pictures) over at Alan Snel’s blog if you want to relive the experience or see what you missed out on.

Jun 28

USFBC Helps Keep Fletcher Avenue Beautiful

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On Sunday the USF Bicycle Club’s first Adopt-A-Road clean up took place early in the morning.  The club met at an empty parking lot on the corner of Fletcher and Bruce B. Downs.  The cleanup is part of the Adopt-A-Road program with Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful.  The USF Bicycle Club has “adopted” the portion of Fletcher Avenue from Bruce …

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May 28

USF Bicycle Club in The Oracle “A holiday with handlebars”

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University of South Florida Bicycle Club members Jessica Brenner, President and Donald Hayward, Secretary, were recently interviewed by The Oracle on bicycle related issues.  Jessica discussed bicycle commuting routes and bicycle safety for USF students, and Donald spoke about the Tampa Bay Bike Co-op in a video interview.  Click on the link below for full access to the article and video. http://www.usforacle.com/a-holiday-with-handlebars-1.2270051.

May 14

Check out Alan Snell’s Blog “Transit Tax Message: Bicycling Is Transportation”

"Transit Tax Message: Bicycling Is Transportation "

                            Jessica Brenner representing the USF Bicycle Club at the All Peoples Community Center  

Apr 20

The Bicycle Movement in Tampa

Alan Snel had an excellent article published in the Tampa Tribune recently.  It provides a good summary of the growing success and acceptance of bicycles in the area.

Apr 18

Bulls’ Bicycle Bash

The first Bulls’ Bicycle Bash went quite well.  Thanks to all who showed up, including but not limited to: The Tampa Bay Bike Co-op 66 Fixed Cardio Fit Tampa BayCycle and all of the other cool people who hung out with us Join us next time!  Here are some photos from the event:

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Apr 15

Theft Alert

Keiland, our Secretary, passed along the unfortunate news that his bike has been stolen.  If you happen to see it being ridden by a shady character or in a pawn shop, let the police know. Here’s a picture of the base model, followed by a description of the attributes specific to this bike: Specifics: Schwinn …

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