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Bike Friendly University

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 →

New Additions!!

Have you seen our new addition to campus? The bright red fixtures at the entrance to Morgan Field at the Britton Plaza crosswalk are a bicycle repair stand and a bike pump! The bike repair stand not only holds your bike, but also has hanging tools – screwdrivers, wrenches, Allen keys, and more! Not sure of how to use these tools? Swipe the QR codes on the stand to learn more! The heavy-duty bike pump adapts to both Presta and Schrader valves, meaning it can Continue reading →

Top 10 Reasons to Bring Your Bike to Dickinson

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 →

Summer Bike Storage

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 →

Handlebar Hours – Spring 2014!!

Hello bikers!! Handlebar hours for the Spring 2014 semester have been announced! We will be open Mondays and Thursdays from 4 to 6pm! Whether kept inside or outside, the long winter was probably hard on your bike. Snow, salt, and a lack of riding can cause bikes to rust, wear, and become stiff. The tires will probably have lost a good bit of air, and there might be a layer of grime to be wiped away to make your bike look absolutely pristine. Even if Continue reading →