Biking Narratives: The Schwartz Interview Sitting down and interviewing a stranger can be an extremely nerve wracking experience. What if my questions stink? What if they give me one word answers? Should I have dressed better? Luckily this was not the case. I would be interviewing one of my closest friends on the shared passion that made us become friends. Freshman year, I brought my bike to Dickinson seeing it merely as an easy way to get to Frisbee practices. Within a month however I Continue reading →
The Handlebar wants to help you prepare your bike for the winter season. Shop hours are in full swing! Come by the Handlebar and give your bicycle some tender love and care. Located in the basement of Davidson-Wilson (DaWi) adjacent to Dickinson Walk. We welcome students, faculty, staff, and children of the Dickinson college community. Swing by and learn how to tune your bike today! If the sign is out, we are open. The Handlebar Hours: Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 4 – 6 Continue reading →
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With the late summer sun shining on my back and my wheels smoothly running over the gravel trails of D-park, I was feeling good. For years I had been spared the long walk from campus to D-park for frisbee practice by riding my bike. I grinned as I passed my teammates slowly trudging on; their feet struggling to complete the next step. While grinning smugly to myself, I felt a jarring crunch. I felt my chain lock up and I heard the unmistakable sound of Continue reading →
I’ve biked to the college farm many times, but I have never ridden in Bike to the Farm. This distinction is important because, while I follow the same route, my rides are usually by myself or with a friend not with the entire vibrant biking community at Dickinson College. That means that this Fall will be my first time organizing Bike to the Farm and also the first time I’ve participated in it. This biannual event is a celebration of the gorgeous farm, the Carlisle area, and Continue reading →
Congrats to Madaline Ritter ’19 the lucky winner of the Farm Frolics bike raffle! Special thanks to Student Leadership & Campus Engagement at Dickinson College for the partnership. We look forward to seeing you out on many future rides!