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Jun-22-10 11:39 am
Category: Social

Nate Evans the new Baltimore Bike Planner has been very active.  It seems he has gotten approval for Baltimore’s first bike boulevard, Guilford road. 
Here’s his blog
http://bike.baltimorecommutes.com/

He is seeking other possible routes that can be made into bike boulevards.  I live on the westside but commute south towards DC.  Does anyone commute from the westside to downtown?  Any route suggestions?  Post them to his blog. I would like to Frederick rd turned into one but feel that it doesn’t quite fit the criteria. 
  What about the eastside?  I don’t think Eastern Ave. fits the requirements either. Charlie

Jun-18-10 09:40 am
Category: Social

http://www.baltimorebikemap.com/

Comments appreciated, any problems with the routes feel free to post them

Jun-18-10 09:31 am
advocacy meeting
Category: Social
Forum: Advocacy

The new bike alliance will be holding a meeting and all are invited

Tuesday June 22nd - OLC Baltimore Bicycle Alliance Development Committee Meeting

The Bicycle Alliance Development Committee will meet from 6:30-8:00pm at the Knott Foundation located at 3904 Hickory Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211. This meeting is specifically for folks who want join the Alliance Development Committee and volunteer approximately 3-4 hours a month to passionately promote bicycling in Baltimore City and County.

Hey Dave:  I'll be there but won't be riding(except to the event)  I'll be helping out.  I'll look for you.  Charlie

Hey folks;  This weekend is the Tour dem Parks in downtown Baltimore.  Rides for all skill levels.  Here's the link.
http://www.tourdemparks.org/joomla/index.php

It supports the parks, greening AND bicycling.  Hope to see you out there.   Charlie

iodaniell wrote:

^^^^^^^^^^
Well, congrats to those who set records yesterday!  You sure you guys don't want to ride to OCMD with me in July?

Bob already has dibs, though, on the other bed in my room at the Sea Bay Hotel.

You won't need a room if I ride, you'll be riding through the night.

iodaniell wrote:

balto charlie wrote:

A side note: no one drove to the ride start!!

And, more importantly, no one was needing to be driven home!

One of us was close, very close;-)

Great day folks;  Thanks Bob, excellent cue as always.  Hopefully I won't lose it next time.  Thanks as well to Dave and Bob for the electrolytes, never would have made it home.  Carl's and my ride to the west side went well but the sun was nasty.  We couldn't see in front of us which meant the cars couldn't see us either.  I ended with 126 for the day,
Carl: did you get your highest mileage ride? nice poem btw.
A side note: no one drove to the ride start!!

May-19-10 10:22 am
Category: Social
Forum: Advocacy

Hey folks;  Here's a chance to meet other cyclist responsible for improving biking in our area.  I plan on going and hope some of you can as well.  Hope see you Thursday night, Charlie

New Baltimore Bicycle Alliance HAPPY HOUR This Thursday May 20th! Join One Less Car to kick-off the new Alliance with a celebration from 5:30-8PM at Kooper's Tavern located at 1702 Thames Street on the waterfront in historic Fell's Point.

Thursday morning Governor O'Malley will sign into law five important bike bills and we will celebrate this victory at Kooper's Tavern!

With a $5 donation to One Less Car, Kooper's will offer $1 off drafts, $2.50 rail drinks and $4.50 Guinness.  Raffle prizes from Kooper’s Tavern, Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant, Woody's Rum Bar, Island Grill and Joe’s Bike Shop. This Happy Hour also kicks-off Bike to Work Day - which is the following morning!  Free t-shirts for Bike to Work Day participants! Kooper's menu has something for everyone!

May-04-10 11:36 am
The May Rando Ramble
Category: Social
Forum: Ride Reports

And still another thanks on a great day.  It was great meeting a bunch of the BBC folks.  Looking forward to the next ride.  Charlie
PS Joe: tell Cindy I didn't see her on the late train. Perhaps she rode the early;-)

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