Brandon and Clark

On a Roll: CU’s cycling community rallies to support Marshall fire victims

Jan. 21, 2022

For many in the Boulder community, bikes are an important mode of transportation and recreation. No one knows this better than Brandon Smith, assistant director of sustainable transportation at CU Boulder’s Environmental Center, and Clark Rider, sustainable transportation specialist in the campus’s Infrastructure & Sustainability unit. After learning that Louisville...

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World Day of Remembrance

Nov. 18, 2021

Many of us have been affected by road traffic accidents in one way or another. Non-profit organization It Could Be Me is hosting a memorial walk at the Pearl Street Mall to honor road traffic victims and first responders, as well as advocate for safer streets. Join in and inspire change this Sunday, November 21 at 5:30 pm. Click to visit the Facebook event page.

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Go-Tober prize winner - It pays to play!

Nov. 18, 2021

Last month’s Go-Tober participation was low but we had a CU prize winner! Kelsey L. won the Strava Cyclist Grand Prize package thanks to her use of Strava to track her trips. Prizes included a brand new helmet, bike light, and t-shirt from Elevation Cycles! Congratulations to Kelsey and a reminder to all that My Way to Go is doing challenges each month so sign up, track trips, and you too can win just for logging your bike commutes.

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VeloSwap 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

VeloSwap is back! Season ending deals not only on bikes, but also on wheels, tires, and clothing at the annual VeloSwap Bike Expo. It’s the largest bike sale of the year!

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City Council Cycling Forum

Oct. 20, 2021

Learn more about where Boulder City’s prospective council members stand on issues like bike related theft, safety, enforcement, and access. Join the virtual forum on Tuesday, October 26th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Click the article title above to register.

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Go-Tober 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

It's not too late to join the Go-Tober challenge, a month-long effort to encourage alternative transportation. Participants are entered to win Amazon gift cards, Skullcandy headphones, or a Fitbit tracker! Not only can you still report past trips, but telework “trips” are eligible too. To join, set up an account at MyWaytoGo.org, join the network for University Of Colorado Boulder, track your trips via the website or the Commute Tracker and Strava apps. Tip: Connect these apps to your MyWaytoGo account using the PIN provided in your profile. Watch the challenge website as you move to the top of the leaderboard!

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EcoPass/CollegPass Discounts

Aug. 27, 2021

Did you know? You can use your EcoPass or CollegePass to receive discounts at local restaurants, stores, and more! Read on to find out how it works (click on article title and scroll down to the bottom section).

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Commuter Bikeway Committee

Aug. 27, 2021

Interested in learning about and providing feedback on transit projects? Boulder County is looking for ten residents to form a commuter bikeway committee. The committee will help inform decisions on the CO Highway 119 Bikeway Project, which is slated to begin construction in 2022 or 2023. Click the article title...

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Boulder B-Cycle is Going Fully Electric!

Aug. 26, 2021

Back in March of this year, B-cycle added 100 electric bikes to its fleet. Now, they are preparing to transition to a fully electric fleet. Additionally, new stations will be added to East, South, Central, and North Boulder. As changes take place, expect some minor hiccups--these bikes will be worth...

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CU Staff Members Receive Electric Bikes

Aug. 26, 2021

As part of the Polis administration's Can Do Colorado initiative--which aims to help businesses build a safer, healthier, and more sustainable economy--Community Cycles was able to provide ebikes for fifty low-income, essential workers in the Boulder area. Out of those fifty recipients, fifteen were CU employees. In addition to ebikes, recipients received useful accessories and advice.

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