What do you do if your bike is stolen? One person had a good idea… he reclaimed his bike and replaced it with a drawing! Click here to find out!
In case you haven’t heard, we got some big news today!! Dickinson College was officially recognized as a Silver Rated Bike Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists. The League’s aim is to create a bicycle-friendly America, and does so by helping states, communities, universities, and businesses each become more bike-friendly. Every year, these kinds of groups can be evaluated by the League in order to see how they can improve. The Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) program evaluates the college’s efforts to promote biking in Continue reading →
When I first came to Dickinson, I made the mistake of leaving my bike at home. I quickly realized how much I missed and needed my bike, and was lucky enough to have my parents bring it up to campus the next time they visited. Now I’m going into my final year at Dickinson, and couldn’t imagine not bringing at least one of my bikes to campus. Bikes have become an important part of my life. Biking has become extremely popular on Dickinson’s campus, especially Continue reading →
This is definitely not what you want to come back to next semester – a sad, dilapidated, rusted, and half-stolen bike. This isn’t ride-able!! To prevent this from happening to your precious bike, you should put it in Summer Bike Storage! It will be kept in the basement of Kaufman, where it will be secure and out of the elements. If you are going abroad next semester or next year, you can even store your bike while you’re gone, so that you don’t have to Continue reading →
The Ghost Rider strikes again! The Guest Blogger this week sets out to unravel the truth in a violent act of bike mangling! ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Just what on earth happened here? Clearly thieves used a hacksaw and later a bolt cutter on the seat tube and stays. They didn’t want the saddle…… Was there a gold nugget stuck in the bike’s seat tube? A hidden stash of blood diamonds? What do they need that piece of seat tube for – rolling Danish pastries? If you figure Continue reading →
“Safety is Sexy” may be the official motto of the CSE office. We say it as we strap a helmet to our head, put reflective and brightly-colored bike clothing on, and follow the rules of the road. So here are a few myths and facts about bike safety. Myth: Bike helmets look lame. Fact: Don’t say that bike helmets look lame when you can buy gorgeously feminine helmets like these, retro helmets like these, helmets that look like hats, ones that light up for Continue reading →