Author Archives: Mariah Murphy

Mark Ruffalo Wants a Smoothie

This past weekend, Mark Ruffalo found the video made about our Bike Blender, and shared it on his Tumblr, saying: “This is a brilliant project by Dickinson College students. Can I put in an advanced order for a blueberry smoothie in May??” Of course you can, Mark Ruffalo! To see the post, click here!

Desserts in the Dark

The kick-off event for the Energy Challenge is tonight! Come to KW lawn from 7 to 9pm! There will be FREE Leo’s ice cream, fudge and candy from Georgie Lou’s, and treats from Beeman’s Bakery! Glow-in-the-dark Frisbee will also be happening, and glow sticks! See you there!

Winter Bike Paths

What do you do when the multiple feet of snow leave your bike path useless? A group of people in Boston decided to take matters into their own hands by digging a tunnel through a 15 ft high pile of snow that was blocking their frequently-used path. Read more here.  

The Handlebar is Back in Business!

It might be cold, snowy, and icy outside, but people are braving the elements to ride their bikes! However, the current weather can be a problem for bikes – snow, slush, and salt can all be detrimental to bikes if proper care isn’t taken. And what tire pressure should you fill your tires to so that you don’t slip on the ice? Come to the Handlebar and we’ll help you figure that all out! Our current hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6pm If Continue reading →