Bike to Work Dec. 9

Ready to ride? Winter Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, Dec. 9. CSU will host a breakfast station, sponsored by Parking and Transportation Services, on the south side of the Moby Arena parking lot from 7-9:30 a.m. The station will serve bike commuters free breakfast burritos, fruit, juice and coffee.bikelane870 The CSU station will be one of several across the city. Bike to Work Day is a biannual event to encourage people to bicycle for transportation, experience the benefits of riding a bike, highlight Fort Collins’ extensive bike routes, and demonstrate that bicycling is an easy, fun and healthy means of traveling around the city. Here are some quick tips for winter bicycling:

  1. Give yourself extra time. Expect variable road conditions that will likely slow you down.
  2. Layering your clothing.  Here is a great website for clothing considerations.
  3. Be visible. Wear visible clothing and bike reflectors when the snow falls.
  4. Tire strategies.  From slightly deflating your tires to snow studs, this article outlines your traction options.
  5. This City of Fort Collins video also offers tips for bicycling in the winter.
 

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Bike to Work breakfasts on campus

Do you ride a bike to campus and enjoy free food? You’re in luck! Bike to breakfast is back at CSU and offers the first 300 cyclists free Chick-fil-A breakfast biscuits, Mugs coffee and a check from a bicycle mechanic. This event is a great way to use alternative means of transportation all while enjoying a free breakfast on your way to campus. From 7:30-10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, located at the corner of Meridian and Plum at a table in the trees by the lagoon, and Thursday, Sept. 25, located at Newton’s sculpture on campus, north of the Yates Chemistry Building. Brought to you by the CSU Bicycle Advisory Committee and ASCSU.  

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