Category Archives: Encouragement

Related to HBC’s Encouragement Campaign, including: Bicycle Month, Bike-to-work Week, Community Bike Rides and Safe Routes To Schools.

Autumn is Better By Bike!

Heights Bicycle Coalition has adopted “Better by Bike” as a theme for many recommended destinations and rides. This theme works throughout the year, with the possible exception (in the view of some) of snowy and icy days.  Indeed, riding a bicycle is one of the best ways to enjoy the vibrant colors and cooler temperatures […]

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10th Annual Ride for Miles

The 10th Annual Ride For Miles will start at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017, but arrive at 9:30 a.m. or 9:45 a.m. for coffee and comments. As always, the Ride will start and finish at John Carroll University’s Dolan Science Center. You can register to ride or volunteer via the Ride For Miles website (http://www.rideformiles.org), which also has more information about the […]

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Consider Joining These June Rides!

Heights Bicycle Coalition board member and chairperson on the HBC Encouragement Committee, Debra Franke, deserves many thanks for organizing, finding and promoting rides in June.  The revised list below includes only those rides yet to come as of June 18, 2017: Heights Bike Coalition Family Bike Ride around Shaker Lakes Heights Bike Coalition will lead a Family Bike Ride around the […]

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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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Annual Meeting – All Are Welcome!

Please join us for our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 7 p.m. at The Fairmount, 2448 Fairmount Blvd in the Cedar Fairmount area. The evening’s agenda will include: Short report on the 2016 work of the organization and on what lies ahead Progress toward HBC affiliating more closely with Bike Cleveland Election of board members and […]

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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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Irresistible September Bicycle Rides!

NEO CYCLE Friday-Sunday, September 9-11, on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland Sponsored by Bike Cleveland, this is the Midwest’s biggest urban cycling festival, featuring touring, racing, gear, demonstrations, celebration. Following are some highlights, but for complete information, see http://www.neocycle.org/   NEO CYCLE NIGHT RIDE , Saturday, September 10 at 7:30 pm. Presented by Cuyahoga Community College. […]

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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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