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Emory Named “Silver” Level Bicycle Friendly University

Today Emory was named a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) by the League of American Bicyclists! This is an increase in the rankings for Emory as we were previously awarded a Bronze level designation in 2011. Emory is now one of only two Silver-level or higher BFUs in Georgia and joins a cutting-edge group [...]

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Bike Law Presentation at the Fixie

Join the Emory Spokes Council at the Few Hall Fixie on Thursday, September 8th at 6:00PM. This week you can learn more about bike repairs, what it’s like to cycle in Atlanta, and Bruce Hagen of Bike Law Georgia will be giving a presentation on bicyclists’ rights. The Fixie is located on the Few Hall ground [...]

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Bike Emory At Orientation Saturday

Bike Emory will be at Emory Orientation tomorrow and Sunday. We will be on hand with discounted bikes and accessories. You can test ride a bike and buy on the spot! You can also rent a bike from the Bike Emory table inside the WPEC while supplies last! We will be inside of the [...]

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Bike to Work Day 2016

National Bike to Work Week 2016 is May 16-20, with the final day being National Bike to Work Day. Join the national celebration by riding a bike to work! To celebrate the end of bike to work week, join the Emory and CDC Faculty and Staff at our energizer station at Asbury Circle for FREE breakfast, [...]

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Lullwater Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Ped/Cycling Trail Town Hall - MARCH 28

On March 28th at 7 p.m., there will be a Town Hall meeting to discuss a community proposal for a pedestrian & cycling trail along Lullwater Road in Druid Hills. The meeting is sponsored by the the Druid Hills Civic Association and will be held in the Paiedeia School auditorium at 1509 Ponce de Leon NE. [...]

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Riders Rejoice: Improved Bike Pump Replacement at Woodruff

Update: The long awaited bicycle pump replace at the Woodruff Library FixIt station should be installed by next week. This pump is an improved version of the previous pump and is water proof. Rollins will be next. Let us know what you think of the new pump!

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Bicycle Networking Event

The Emory Spokes Council will be hosting a town hall event where bicycle enthusiasts of Emory can network and discuss biking in the Emory area. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 18 from 5:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m. in White Hall 102. Representatives from the Emory Spokes Council, Bike Emory, Emory [...]

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Update On Campus Bike Pumps

We are working to get the campus bike pumps at Rollins and Woodruff Library replaced. The pumps are being replaced with new and improved pumps by the manufacturer. We expect the pumps to ship next week (week of November 8th) and we will get them installed as soon as we can get them [...]

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Update On Campus Bike Pumps

We are working to get the campus bike pumps at Rollins and Woodruff Library replaced. The pumps are being replaced by new and improved pumps by the manufacturer. We expect the pumps to ship next week (week of November 8th) and we will get them installed as soon as we can get them [...]

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Bike Emory encourages you to participate in the Atlanta Bicycle Challenge!

Join the Emory team in Love To Ride’s Atlanta Bicycle Challenge to compete against the CDC, Georgia Tech, and others in a month of bicycle-riding! What is it? Workplaces across metro Atlanta are stepping up to take part in a fun and free competition to get more of their employees riding bikes. When is it? The Atlanta Bike Challenge [...]

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Rental Bike Deliveries Today and Saturday

Bicycle South will be delivering bikes to the Dobbs University Center at the HUB in the Coca Cola Commons today from beginning at 11am and again on Saturday. Bicycle South will reach out to you about your order. If you have any questions about your delivery please contact us or reach [...]

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Emory Discounted Back to School Bikes

Bike Emory partners with Bicycle South and Fuji/SE Bicycles to make it easy to get your bike at the lowest price. No need to pack and haul a bike to campus or spend time building a new bike. You have more important things to worry about. Let Bike Emory do the work for you. This year we [...]

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Bike to Work Day - May 15th

Give riding a bike to work a try on National Bike to Work Day, May 15th. All riders will be treated to an energizer station, from 7:30 to 9am at the Emory Mail Center located in the first floor of the Dobbs University Center. At the energizer station you will find: • Other cyclists that you can connect [...]

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Georgia Rides to the Capitol Next Tuesday

Join your fellow cyclists on Tuesday, March 24th for a ride to the state capitol! Cyclists and area officials will ride in support of better cycling conditions in Georgia. The route will leave from the East Lake Marta station at 10:45AM. Governor Deal is expected to address the group once they arrive. The 5 mile route will [...]

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Summer Storage and Shipping for Your Bike Available

Want to keep your bike at Emory for the summer and avoid the hassle of getting your bike back home? Bike Emory’s partner, Bicycle South, will store your bikes over the summer for $40.00. All bikes will be securely stored and when you pick up your bike the tires will be aired, chains lubed, and [...]

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Free Bike Storage and HUB Schedule

Great News! Our partners Bicycle South are offering FREE storage over Winter Break to anyone who needs any service (no matter how small).What a deal! Just get your bike to the HUB on Wednesday, Dec 3 or 10 between 11-1 or bring it by Bicycle South during business hours. Have questions? Just give Bicycle South a [...]

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Come On Emory! Let’s Compete in the Atlanta Bike Challenge

Come On Emory! Let’s Compete in the Atlanta Bike Challenge The Atlanta Bike Challenge is a fun, free competition to encourage your colleagues to experience joys and benefits of riding a bike. Plus, there are great prizes! It’s all about participation – so let’s see how many people at Emory we can get to ride [...]

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Special Fall Bicycle Deals are Live!

Bike Emory partners with Bicycle South and Fuji/SE Bicycles to make it easy to get your bike at the lowest price. No need to pack and haul a bike to campus or spend time building a new bike. You have more important things to worry about. Let Bike Emory do the work for you. This year we [...]

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Complete Streets Policy Adopted By DeKalb County

Big news! The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Complete Streets Policy as a part of its new Comprehensive Transportation plan. What does this mean for bicyclists? Simply put, DeKalb now has a policy stating that “all roadway projects, both new construction and retrofit/reconstruction projects, consider incorporating bicycle, pedestrian, and transit facilities.” [...]

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Special Bike Deals for Orientation Coming Soon!

Bike Emory will be announcing fall bicycle specials this week! We will have the best prices on new bikes that you will find as always. Check back with us next week. In the meantime, if you are looking for a rental bike you can reserve your bike for the fall HERE Happy bicycling!

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National Bike to Work Day-May 16, 2014

Give riding a bike to work a try on National Bike to Work Day, May 16th! All riders will be treated to an energizer station, from 7:30 to 9am at the PLAZA between WPEC and DUC. See image: The energizer station will include: • Other cyclists that you can connect with • Coffee, juice, bagels, and fruit • Free [...]

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Emory Bicycling Survey-Open to Cyclists and Non-Cyclists

Emory recently sent a bicycling survey to all Emory students and staff. The goal of the Emory Bicycle Survey is to collect information on attitudes toward cycling and to learn more about cyclists’ and potential cyclists’ commuting patterns. NOTE: You do not have to be a cyclist to participate in the survey. Your feedback and [...]

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Summer Storage and Shipping for Your Bike Available

Want to keep your bike at Emory for the summer and avoid the hassle of getting your bike back home? Bike Emory’s partner, Bicycle South, will store your bikes over the summer for $40.00. All bikes will be securely stored and when you pick up your bike the tires will be aired, chains lubed, and [...]

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9th Annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol

Are you an avid cyclist who wants improved conditions for bicycling in Georgia? Join over a 1000 cyclists for the 9th Annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014. Riders will leave from Roswell at 9:45 a.m. or Decatur at 10:45 a.m. They will meet at the capital at 11:40 a.m. The ride will [...]

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Emory Transportation Survey Closes Tuesday

The Emory Transportation and Parking office has launched a survey and a component of the survey is collecting data from bicyclists. To participate in the survey please click the link that you received in your Emory Email. Note: Please submit your response by Tuesday, December 17th.

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Open Streets Dekalb This Sunday!

This Sunday the Emory Village road will be closed to vehicles, giving pedestrians and cyclists a chance to reclaim the streets. Sample the specials from Village businesses, stroll in the street as acappella groups, choirs, and improv troupes share the curb with jugglers, stilt walkers and face painting. Bouncy houses , bicycle repair, plus [...]

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Bike To Work Challenge Starts Oct 1st

Power to the Pedals! Participate in Metro Atlanta’s Bike to Work Challenge starting October 1st Whether you’re an avid bike rider or even if you haven’t pulled your bike out in a while, this event is all about trying a greener and healthier way to get around and win prizes for doing so. Some [...]

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N. Decatur/Clifton Roads Public Meeting This Thursday: Final Draft Safety Audit Results

Come out to N. Decatur Presbyterian Church this Thursday to hear the final draft results of the N. Decatur and Clifton Roads safety audit. Come out and make your opinion known. Did the audit go far enough, too far, get it just right? Come find out this Thursday. Details below from our friends [...]

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Public Meeting: Clifton and N. Decatur Road Safety Audit Results

The conclusions from July’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Road Safety Audit of North Decatur Road will be presented for feedback from the public this Thursday, September 5th at 5pm.

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Bicycle & Pedrestrian Road Safety Audit @ Emory July 29th

On Monday, July 29, 2013, Bike Emory and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition are hosting a Roadway Safety Audit workshop for transportation planners, engineers, public health professionals, law enforcement officers and advocates working to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety. The workshop will take place at Emory University from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m at the Rollins School [...]

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Details on 2013 Orientation Bike Specials Coming This Week

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Participate in Study Examining Bicycle Safety on North Decatur Road

Join a bicycle road safety audit team at Emory performing a safety audit for the segment of North Decatur Rd between Clifton Road and Church Street. Opportunities are available to share your experience biking on North Decatur Rd and to participate in community meetings and field audits. Email Leah Yngve for more information and to participate.

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New Fix-It Service Station at Rollins

Ever find yourself needing a quick bike adjustment or air but don’t have tools or a pump handy? The Rollins FixIt station is your new solution. Emory’s first FixIt Station is conveniently available 24/7 with tools to perform basic repairs and maintenance. From changing a flat, to adjusting brakes, or simply adding some air, the [...]

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Summer Storage For Your Bike Available

Want to keep your bike at Emory for the summer and avoid the hassle of getting your bike back home? Bike Emory's partner, Bicycle South will store your bikes over the summer for $45.00.

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Our Racks Are Packed! Help Us Get More.

Are you frustrated with full bike racks or a lack of available bike parking at your Emory destination? We are too and we need your help to fix the problem. There are two ways that you can help get more (and better) racks on a Emory: Send us a Picture: [...]

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Spring Bike Counts 2013

ABC is calling for bike count volunteers. See below for details: Bike Count season is back! Atlanta is a big city with people commuting from various locations. The significance of collecting bike count data is simple. Bike counts help us obtain data on the number of cyclists on our city’s streets, which serves as the backbone [...]

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Focus Group Participants Needed

Focus group participants are needed to participate in a facilitated session to give bicycling input on the DeKalb County Comprehensive Development Plan process. The session will take place in Decatur on March 28th at 6pm. We are looking for bicycle commuters who commute from North or South DeKalb. Fit the profile and interested? Let [...]

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Emory Spokes Council Starts Weekly Bike Rides

Emory Spokes Council is starting a weekly bike ride on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. Rides will be leisurely paced and welcome to all cyclists. To learn more visit Emory Spoke Council’s facebook event page.

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Ride to the Capitol For Better Cycling on March 26th

Join over a thousand other cyclists on Tuesday, March 26th, for Georgia’s Ride to the Capitol. The route begins in Decatur at the north parking lot of the East Lake MARTA rail station. It will be a 5 mile one-way, slow pace ride with a few hills. The current estimated time of departure is 10:45am. [...]

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ABC Commuter Breakfast @ Emory - March 7th

Join us ABC and Bike Emory for this special monthly Commuter Breakfast (ABC hosts them every first Thursday of the month). Stop by anytime between 7am-9am at Rise and Dine in Emory Village for coffee and conversation with fellow commuters and ABC members. Very casual, wear whatever you commute in. Great way to meet current [...]

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Save the Date- Bike Class April 13th

Would you like to ride a bicycle to Emory but feel unsure of where to ride or how to do so safely and confidently? Do you wish you knew more about the rules to follow, how to avoid crashes, and what to do in case of a flat tire? Do you want to gain enough [...]

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HUB Closed Tommorrow

The HUB will be closed tomorrow due to staff vacation. The HUB will resume normal operating hours next Wednesday.

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Gambrell Road Closed Friday through Sunday

Due to work on Emory’s hospital expansion project, Gambrell Road from the corner of Lowergate South parking deck to the North Decatur Building loading dock will be closed to through-traffic beginning Friday, Dec. 7 at 8:00 p.m. through Sunday, Dec. 9 at 12:00 a.m. The Lowergate Deck and North Decatur Building loading dock access will be [...]

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Cycling Class - Dec 1st

Bike Emory is hosting a Confident City Cycling class on December 1st at Emory.

Whether you are new to urban cycling and want to gain confidence riding in the street, a trail rider who would like to bike around the neighborhood with friends, a bike commuter looking for tips on crash avoidance, or a bike enthusiastic interested in leading your own rides, you'll be surprised by what you learn.

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Halloween Group Ride

Wear your spookiest gear and join the Emory Spokes Council for a no drop group ride to Critical Mass in downtown on Friday, October 26 at 5pm! The group will meet in on the west side of the DUC (by the ATM’s) at 5pm and ride together to meet up with 100’s of Critical Mass riders [...]

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Bicycle “Townhall” Meeting This Thursday

This Thursday, the new student bicycle advocacy and social group, Emory Spokes Council, is holding its first event with Bike Emory. The event will take place at the DUC in room 507 and will kick off at 4:30 pm for group Halloween costume making for the Halloween Critical Mass group ride from Emory the next day. At [...]

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Light Up the Night Student Event Tonight

The office of student health is sponsoring a “Light Up the Night” event tonight. Come out to Asbury Circle on October 19th and 10:00 pm for a Late Night at Emory. Join in on a neon-themed bike ride with free food, chances to win great prizes, and music by DJ Whale Tale. For details please [...]

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GDOT Adopts Complete Streets Policy

Big news for all Georgia cyclists! On September 20th, 2012 the Georgia State Transportation Board unanimously voted to adopt a resolution in supporting a Complete Streets policy for the Georgia's Department of Transportation (GDOT) . This policy calls for the Department to “routinely incorporate bicycle, pedestrian, and transit (user and transit vehicle) accommodations into transportation infrastructure projects as a means for improving mobility, access, and safety for the traveling public".

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October Bike to Work Challenge

Power to the Pedals! Participate in Metro Atlanta's First-Ever Bike to Work Challenge starting Monday, October 1.

Whether you challenge a friend, a co-worker or just yourself, let’s make sure that Emory bicycle commuters are counted in the challenge! Register now at www.ATLBikeToWork.org.

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Bicycle Class Dates Coming Soon

We are still working to confirm our class dates with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalitions but rest assured, we will have at least two classes this fall. Please stay tuned to the website for updates. We will also send out an email and post to social media when the dates are confirmed. Thanks for your patience!

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