Get to know your bike: now through April 30

BIKE SAFETY & REPAIR CLASS! Attend a crash course on bicycle safety, maintenance, and mechanics! 4 sessions for $15 or individual classes for $5. Week 1: Anti-Road Rage – Learn how not to infuriate drivers! Use the rules of the road to stay safe (April 9). Week 2: Mechanical Lore – Learn the mechanical mysteries…

You are not a bear: 8 outdoor safety tips for Spring Break

Rule #3: The water may look clear, but remember that amoebas are really, really tiny. Before you eat or drink anything out in the wild, make sure you know where it came from, and what risks may be present by consuming it. You can boil your water, or chemically sterilize it, but more often you’re just better off bringing enough from home. Additionally, if you feel inclined to eat anything, make sure you know exactly what it is. Or better yet, if you find it on the ground, just leave it there. You are not a bear.

Guide to Winter Biking

The winter months are best loved for their holidays and the return of the pumpkin spice latte, but for bicyclists, they might sadly signal that it’s time to put the bike away. Dropping temperatures, black ice, snow-packed roads – biking during winter is impossible, right? Not so fast! (No but seriously, slowing down is a…