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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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 …
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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:
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 …
In his column, “Bike safety still lacking at USF“, Nick Johnston highlights some of the major problems with bike/pedestrian safety infrastructure at USF. The article explains some of the things that are being done to improve the campus, as well as pointing out areas that still need work. Well-written, and worth reading.