Written by Handlebar volunteer Claire Jeantheau, Class of 2021 We got a lot of strange stares from other drivers on the road last Sunday—some probably concerned, others amused. This, of course, likely had to do with the insides of our white Dickinson bus. Our vehicle was filled with extra passengers: our bikes, which filled the aisle and pressed into our seats. The reason for our bike labyrinth? The “Stylish Bike Tour”—an afternoon ride through Harrisburg to tour a new collection of murals painted by Continue reading →
A fun and exciting 14-mile round-trip bike ride from Kaufman Hall to Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. The bike ride to the potluck is open to everyone! Join us! This event will build community and introduce you to the Dickinson Farm if you have not been already. Meet in the Kaufman parking lot at 10:30 AM for 11:00 AM departure. Bring a potluck dish and your own dinnerware, utensils, and cup. A van will transport your dishes and bags for you. Special guest Continue reading →
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!
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.
Just because it’s cold and snowy outside doesn’t mean that everyone packs away their bikes. Some people find the snow and ice to add some extra adventure to their ride!
Unfortunately, as we celebrate our upcoming birthdays, our brains shrink and old/new brain cells communication slows down. BUT, when we began to pedal, we are forcing our nerve cells to fire, format new brain cells, and release more neurotransmitters! All of this is happening while we ride to banish our blues and elevate our mood. Bigger Brains & Happiness! Check out this article: http://www.bicycling.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/your-brain-bicycling