• Education

    Useful and quick tips about riding a bike, classes and seminars, public service announcements, schools and “Safe Routes to School”.

    Do you ride on sidewalks?

    by  • July 15, 2013 • Education, Safety • 2 Comments

      The League of American Bicyclists recently released a series of videos about bicycling, including everything from “HOW TO CHOOSE A BIKE” to “TRAFFIC LAWS”. The one that caught our eye, though, was “Riding on the Sidewalk”: Riding on sidewalks is, as Commute By Bikes notes, a “hotly debated topic.” Here’s the video from...

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    I Love LA

    by  • April 2, 2013 • Education • 2 Comments

    LA’s smart advertising campaign is cool. Why not make it better? Lose the (vague, confusing and useless) “share the road” bit (ugh), clarify why a cyclist may need to take the lane, slap on a DelDOT logo and here’s what we could have in Delaware for billboards and bus ads:       What...

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    Bicycle Commuting Course: Thursday Evening, March 14 in Wilmington

    by  • February 27, 2013 • Education, Events • 1 Comment

    BICYCLE COMMUTING COURSE Classroom Instruction & night ride. Includes route selection, bicycle safety, lights, clothing selection, how to carry gear, etc. WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 5:30-8:30 PM WHERE: Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. 1011 Centre Road, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE COST: $10.00 for WCBC members, $15.00 for nonmembers To register, or ask questions, contact...

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    No ride is too short

    by  • January 18, 2013 • Education • 5 Comments

    From Grant Petersen’s “Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike“: By Grant Petersen One of the problems with becoming a serious bike rider is that you stop going for short rides because somewhere along the line it sinks in – falsely – that a ride you don’t have to suit up for...

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