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Nov 21

Keeping Tampa Bay Beautiful on Fletcher Avenue


January 17th, the Bicycle Club at USF is hosting a roadside cleanup on Fletcher Avenue.    

Sep 22

2014 Fall Semester Kick off Meeting for Bicycle Club at USF


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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Feb 03

Adopt A Road A Success!

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This past Sunday we woke up bright and early to scrub Fletcher Avenue. We spent most of our time on the west-bound side of the road, since we spent a good deal of time on the other side at the last cleanup. Soo you’ll be happy to know that the bike lane is swept and …

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Jan 25

Let’s Clean out the Bike Lanes This Sunday!

Tired of riding over gravel, bits of metal, trash…and hypodermic needles when you ride to the University Bicycle Center on Fletcher Avenue? Let’s spend some time sweeping out the bike lanes and picking up some trash along the road. Don’t worry – Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful will supply gloves! They also supply garbage bags, road …

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Jan 25

Gasparilla Kids’ Bicycle Rodeo


Last Saturday we went for a lovely ride out to Bay Shore Blvd. to volunteer for the Gasparilla Kids’ Bike Rodeo. Despite being a bit chilly and windy, it was a very sunny and pleasant day. The rodeo consisted of a short obstacle course broken into stations for different bike situations and handling skills. They …

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Jan 07

Ride to Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market This Sunday!

Let’s ride out to the Seminole Heights Sunday Morning fresh market this Sunday, Jan. 9th! There will be local vendors, artists, fresh flowers, plants, organic produce, live music! This Month’s market will feature a chili cookoff with with local chili cookers competing for the title of Best Market Chili! Check out the website–>  USF Bike Club members will …

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Dec 17

Ride to The Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market

I know it’s been cold lately and you haven’t wanted to ride for fear of freezing your Floridian bums off, but(t) listen… this Sunday is the Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market. Their vision: “To provide an open-air Fresh Market for the community to support the on-going movement toward sustainability. To provide community residents and businesses …

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Nov 30

Critical Manners Ride tomorrow in Tampa!

Tampa native, Elizabeth Holland (of Treehouse Yoga) has organized the first ever Tampa “Critical Manners Ride” Goals for Critical Manners Ride: Increase visibility of cyclists on the streets Engage in safe COEXISTENCE with motorists to encourage road sharing Raise the level of awareness in motorists How do we do this?? By holding simultaneous bike rides …

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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 19

Bicycle Community Service!

Help us Clean up the Bike Lane on Fletcher! We have officially “adopted” the stretch of Fletcher from Bruce B. Downs Blvd. to 15th St. through Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful. We chose to adopt this section of Fletcher, because there IS a bike lane from Bruce B. Downs to 22nd and we have the opportunity …

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