Wednesday, November 28, 2007

bike vs car

A fellow commuter was hit by a car on Monday evening. Luckily he escaped with minor injuries. Read about it here.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Jingle Cross is taking place at the Johnson County Fairgrounds next weekend (Nov 24th and 25th). Come on out and ring your cowbells for the racers participating in this UCI cyclo-cross race. Maybe if we all bug G-Pickle enough he'll race :-)

European-style bike-sharing programs head to US

"American cities, eager for greener solutions to urban congestion, are rushing to set up bicycle-sharing programs similar to those launched in Europe in recent years."
Link to full story

Thursday, November 08, 2007

3000 mpg!!!

From Adventure Cycling's Bike Bits available at comes:

"The bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting
calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand
miles per gallon."
-- Bill Strickland, bicycling writer and editor of Bicycling Magazine

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Mark Wyatt and Jen Bedet of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition will bring their special brand of advocacy and rabble rousing to November Bike Lunch Talk. Mark will share the Coalition's advocacy and legislative agenda for 2008. And Jen will discuss her work with the Coalition's Safe Routes to Schools program.

The format will be informal, so bring a bag lunch and join us.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Bike Library T-Shirts - $10

We have more t-shirts for sale. They're made in USA and all cotton with the original Cody G designed logo!

L (grey)
(lt. blue)

Thursday, November 01, 2007



7:30-9:30 at the Bike Library