Archive for June, 2011

5 Area Bike Shops Unite to Save Trail!

Chapin

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

Jason

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 jason@localmotion.org. 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 […]