Category Archives: Education

Related to HBC’s Education Campaign, including Safe Routes to School, Bike Rodeos and Other Bike Safety Events for Families & Children, Bike Clubs, Adult Smart Cycling Classes, Safety Town, Share the Road Education for Motorists and Bicycle Helmets.

Watch “Bikes vs. Cars” on April 21 at CWRU

Case Western Reserve University’s Film Society and the Heights Bicycle Coalition are co-sponsoring showings of the documentary movie, “Bikes vs. Cars”.  The movie will be shown three times on Friday, April 21, at 7 p.m., 9 p.m., and 11 p.m., at Strosacher Auditorium on the CWRU campus.  Directions to the venue are available at films.case.edu. “Bikes vs. […]

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Smart Cycling Class for Adults and Teens – May 20

The Heights Bicycle Coalition and the City of Cleveland Heights will offer the League of American Bicyclists’ Smart Cycling course on Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The course will be taught by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. The class is for bicyclists of all experience levels – new bicyclists who […]

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Celebrate Roll Models & Holidays – Dec. 7 at Nighttown

Join us for a Holiday Party at Nighttown, 12383 Cedar Rd., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., to celebrate cycling and the holidays. Our presenters are: Brothers Vince (student at Roxboro Middle School) and Marcus (Fairfax Elementary School) have been members of the Fairfax After-School Bike Club. They will talk about the bike club […]

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Don’t Miss Race Across America Movies, November 9

If you like bicycling, you’ll really like this one-time-only opportunity to see a couple of documentaries about the Race Across America (RAAM) showing at the Capitol Theater, 1390 W 65th St, Cleveland 44102, on Wednesday, November 9, 7 p.m.  RAAM is widely recognized as the toughest race in the world. It’s a 3,000-mile coast-to-coast bicycle race that starts […]

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Refreshing August Bicycle Rides

Just doing something different or going someplace new can bring zest to life! Try one or more of these rides for a refreshing change of pace: Every Saturday Morning, The Ohio City Bike Coop Social Ride, 10:30 a.m. This weekly ride begins at the Coop in the Flats on the Cuyahoga River, 1840 Columbus Rd, Cleveland and […]

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Slow Roll Comes to Cleveland Heights on Saturday, June 25!

Don’t miss the Slow Roll Cleveland Bike Ride in Cleveland Heights on Saturday, June 25, from 4-5:30 p.m. Meet at Coventry Peace Arch, on the corner of Euclid Heights Boulevard and Coventry Road. Slow Roll Cleveland is a group bike ride that normally meets every Monday evening at different locations in Cleveland. But at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, Slow Roll […]

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How Bike Friendly Are We? Find Out at Annual Meeting April 17

All are welcome to come to the Heights Bicycle Coalition’s meeting on Sunday, April 17, 4 p.m., Nighttown. We’ll discuss progress to date in becoming a more Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). Cleveland Heights is currently one of just 13 Bronze-level BFCs in Ohio.  To continue to be recognized as a BFC and maybe move up to Silver, we must […]

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Cycling Movie on Monday, Feb. 15, Benefits Veterans

Buy tickets now, before it’s too late, to view the cycling documentary, Recovering, showing at Cedar Lee Theater on Monday, February 15, at 7:00 p.m.  You’ll learn about Veterans using sports to heal from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), and to adapt to physical challenges due to injury. In the film, veterans speak openly about their struggles […]

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2015 Summary Annual Report

Our excellent Holiday Party at Nighttown on December 9, 2015, included a brief overview of highlights of Heights Bicycle Coalition activities in 2015.  After a few welcoming remarks, HBC President Mary Dunbar offered this summary of 2015: “…We have an Engineering Committee which has proposed wayfinding in the Heights, and we’re working to move that […]

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Wednesday, October 7 is Bike or Walk to School Day

October 7 is International Walk to School Day around the world. In the Heights, we celebrate October 7 as Walk or Bike to School Day. Our District has participated from the start in this fast-growing event. Walk or Bike to School Day events raise awareness for good routes for bicycling and walking and emphasize the […]

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