Archive for June, 2011

5 Area Bike Shops Unite to Save Trail!


Posted by on Jun 25 2011

Local Motion sends a HUGE thank you to the 5 area bike shops that are donating 7% of their proceeds July 1-3 to repairing the flood-damaged Island Line Trail!  So if you need any cycling or outdoor equipment, please shop at one of the five shops below the first three days of July. Participating Shops: […]

Higher (Bike Safety) Education

David Jacobowitz

Posted by on Jun 02 2011
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A guest blog post by Local Motion volunteer and certified bike safety instructor, David Jacobowitz: I teach bike safety education mostly to adults. Recently, it was a pleasure to address students in Luis Vivanco’s Bicycles, Globalization, and Sustainability course recently. I use the curriculum set out by the League of American Bicylists, which is based […]

Kids Build Bike Skills Using Local Motion Equipment


Posted by on Jun 01 2011

Want to bring Local Motion’s Bike Smart trailer and curriculum to YOUR school? We still have a few slots available for this spring and are taking reservations for the fall. Contact Jason Van Driesche at Local Motion launched a new initiative this spring to loan bikes and resources to schools that want to teach bike skills to kids. This initiative is […]