Inclusivity in Cycling (a lack thereof)

As International Women’s Day gets a little less than 3 weeks away I want to talk a little more on women in biking. First of all, a note on language, when I use the word “woman” I am referring to anyone who identifies as a woman or expresses their gender as feminine.  Check out the gender unicorn if you are confused on what that might mean. We are talking about women because in a recent study done by Camber Outdoors the biking industry was perceived Continue reading →

Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes February 18, 2019

Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes February 18, 2019 www.dickinson.edu/biking Present: Ken Shultes, Lindsey Lyons, Cody Rosenbarker, Jeanette Diamond, Madie Ritter, Espoir DelMain, Jim Ciaroccia, Jason Gavinonas Charge: The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) of Dickinson College is charged with making the college and surrounding community a bicycle friendly environment. BAC will work to develop a comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Dickinson that:  Promotes the engineering of a comprehensive, connected, and well-maintained network Offers diverse bicycle education programs for campus cyclists and motorists  Maintains and expands The Handlebar, Continue reading →

Meeting Minutes April 24, 2018 Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes

Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes  April 26, 2018            www.dickinson.edu/biking  .  .  .  In Attendance   Cody Rosenbarker, Sustainability Learning Coordinator  Lindsey Lyons, Asst. Director of the Center for Sustainability Education  Ken Shultes, Assoc. VP of Sustainability/Faculty Planning  Sam Waltman, Biking@Dickinson Intern  Alyssa Gill, Transportation Coordinator   Joe Fazio, Lieutenant/Asst. Dir. of Public Safety  Mark Scott, Director of Grounds and Landscaping    Updated Summary     The Handlebar   The sandbags outside the Handlebar are on facilities’ radar to address  Pumps will be maintained through work order requests  Remember to bring your bikes to Handlebar open hours and bring your family!  Green Bike Continue reading →

Cole’s Shop & Ride

Dickinson has partnered with Cole’s Bike Shop, a local and family-owned bicycle shop, to offer great deals to Dickinsonians. Through Shop & Ride, you can order a bike, helmet, lock and accessories online and then have it ready for pick-up! Students who purchase a bike from Shop & Ride also will be able to store their bikes indoors for free over summer and winter breaks. Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity! Reach out to sustainability@dickinson.edu with questions.

New Bike Pumps!

This past spring there were some new and exciting biking developments done on campus… namely new bike pumps! Thanks to Student Senate and the CSE Biking Interns, there are now five new bike pumps on campus at the HUB, High Street crosswalk, Adams, Denny, and DW. Want to know where all the pumps are plus a lot of other cool biking stuff? Check out this super cool map of biking infrastructure on campus– it shows where bike racks, facilities, pumps and repair stations, showers, lockers, Continue reading →