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
As someone who both rides a bike on the roads and drives a car, I understand both sides of the argument when it comes to bikes in the streets. If you need a good response to someone who argues that bikes shouldn’t be on the road, check out this Wired.com article on myths commonly believed by anti-bike drivers.
It might be cold, snowy, and icy outside, but people are braving the elements to ride their bikes! However, the current weather can be a problem for bikes – snow, slush, and salt can all be detrimental to bikes if proper care isn’t taken. And what tire pressure should you fill your tires to so that you don’t slip on the ice? Come to the Handlebar and we’ll help you figure that all out! Our current hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6pm If Continue reading →