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 before August 1, 2018, and have it ready for pick-up when you arrive on campus! 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 →

Summer Biking @ Dickinson

Hello all! We’ve had a busy summer so far here at CSE. We’ve done a bunch of projects and have a lot more work to do before the summer is done. A lot of the work we’ve been doing has been focused on biking or beekeeping. Here are some of the projects we’ve been working on and general happenings related to biking. 1. Biking everywhere! My apartment mates and I are lucky to all have bikes on campus and they’ve been so helpful for getting around Continue reading →

Renewing Our Bicycle Friendly University Certification

Many people at Dickinson have heard about the numerous biking activities and resources that groups such as the Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) and The Cycling Club provide on campus. For example, The Handlebar offers education and bicycle repair services to faculty, students, and staff who want to learn about their bikes and take their knowledge of mechanics to the next level. CSE sponsors the annual Bike to Farm Potluck, a group ride out to the College Farm where participants enjoy a leisurely 7-mile ride and potluck lunch. DPS Continue reading →

The Upcoming Semester!

Hey Folks! As the semester rolls in, the handlebar has a new slate of events! We’re really excited about the variety of events this semester, as we’re hoping to run a couple of new events as well as continue with the traditional ones. This Semester: The Handlebar will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6! All are welcome to hang out and learn about bike maintenance, or learn how to fix your own bike. The Handlebar will be continuing our trips to Recycle Bicycle, Continue reading →

Bike to Farm Potluck Fast Approaching

  Its that time of year again… time to register for the Bike to Farm Potluck! This semester, the event will be held on Saturday, October 21st. Riders will meet in the Kaufman parking lot at 10:30 am, where they will depart in small groups (organized by riding ability) to the College Farm. Vans will accompany the riders and carry everyone’s potluck dishes, as well as first aid supplies in case of emergency. The Bike to Farm Potluck is an incredibly fun day of riding, Continue reading →