[*BCM*] MassBike February Update
bikexec at massbike.org
Wed Feb 2 16:26:27 EST 2005
MassBike February Update
Public Meetings on Potential Sudbury/Framingham Trail
Will there be a rail trail linking South Sudbury and Framingham? Two public
meetings to address the feasibility of this potential project will be held:
TODAY--Wednesday, February 2nd, in Framingham, and Thursday, February 17th,
in Sudbury. Both meetings will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
The February 2nd meeting will be in the Public Hearing Room in the Memorial
Building, located at 150 Concord Street in Framingham Center. The February
17th meeting will be held in Lower Town Hall, 322 Concord Road, Sudbury Town
Center (Route 27 @ Concord Road).
For further information, please contact Cathy Lewis, the project manager
(617-973-7118; cbucklewis at ctps.org).
Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee Hosts Winter Social: February 17
Join the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee (ABAC) for an indoor Winter
Social get-together on Thursday night, February 17, at the
Whittemore-Robbins House in Arlington Center. The ABAC Winter Social will
feature local conversations about bicycling and presentations on local rides
and bike-touring. In addition, author and historian David V. Herlihy will
speak about his new book, Bicycle: The History.
For more information, visit ABAC's website
Sign Up for MassBike Cycling Skills Class: March 16 and 20
Would you like to learn how to ride more confidently in traffic? MassBike's
Cycling Skills Class will teach beginning and intermediate cyclists the
skills necessary to ride safely in traffic. This course will build
confidence and teach important safety skills and tips for commuting. The
class meets in Boston with an off-bike learning session on Wednesday, March
16 from 5:308:30 p.m., and an on-bike skills training on Sunday, March 20
from 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m. The cost of the course, taught by League Cycling
Instructor and former Boston bike czar Paul Schimek, is $50 for members of
MassBike, Charles River Wheelmen, and participants in the Mass Red Ribbon
Ride. The regular cost for others is $60. ***Please note that if you plan to
take the League Cycling Instructor training course from April 15-17 and
have not completed your Road I course, this will be your only opportunity
to do so.***
For more information and to register, click here
Become a League Cycling Instructor: April 15-17
Would you like to teach cycling skills to others? MassBike is sponsoring a
training by the League of American Bicyclists for experienced cyclists to
become certified League Cycling Instructors, or LCIs. This weekend-long
training (Friday night through Sunday afternoon) will take place in the
MetroBoston area, and is the only such training this year in New England. As
a prerequisite, you must have taken the Road I (aka Cycling Skills)
classsee previous listing. The cost of the training is $175, payable to the
League of American Bicyclists.
For more information and registration details, click here
Get Involved in Your MassBike Local Chapter
We need your help to make bike advocacy strong at the local level. Please
consider attending your upcoming local chapter meeting:
Wednesday, Feb. 9: MassBike-Pioneer Valley chapter meeting, 7:00 p.m.
(Email james at earth.ast.smith.edu for details)
Wednesday, Feb. 23: MetroBoston chapter meeting, 7:00 p.m. (Email
cporter at camsys.com for details)
Worcester Earn-a-Bike Chapter: Volunteer nights ongoing (Email
bikeworcester at lists.riseup.net or call Gray Harrison, at 508-579-9093)
Want to start a MassBike chapter in your region? Email bikexec at massbike.org.
Graphic Design Volunteer Needed
MassBike has a sudden influx of graphic design projects we need help with.
If youre an experienced graphic designer (preferably familiar with Quark
and/or InDesign) and are willing to help out, please email
bikexec at massbike.org.
If youre reading this and youre not a MassBike memberplease join! Were
the leading bicycling advocacy group in Massachusetts, making change on a
daily basis to help cyclists across the state. If you enjoy riding on the
Minuteman Path, cycling to work, bringing your bike on the T, or just having
fun, MassBike has been instrumental over the past 28 years in making that
possible. Please join today and make us even stronger.
Click here to sign up
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