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Making Chapel Hill a Sustainable Community: Improving Walking, Cycling and Transit

John Pucher, an expert on city cycling, will give a free lecture at the  Chapel Hill Library on Thurs., Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. The lecture will be “Making Chapel Hill a Sustainable Community: Improving Walking, Cycling and Transit.” Sponsored by Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town, CHALT. Questio1503357_361694677347390_7633320251517194882_nns? Contact

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Report: Chapel Hill Holiday parade

BACH had a great turnout at the holiday parade. Plenty of bikes, and plenty of cargo! One bike actually carried a full size Christmas tree! We set up a bike to carry hot coffee for parade watchers , courtesy of Carrboro Coffe Co. Here is BACH member, John Rees, showing off the bike.

Chapel Hill Holiday Parade

Chapel Hill Holiday Parade
December 13: 9:00 AM

Join BACH, the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition, The RecycleRy, Carolina Tarwheels and cyclists from near and far for the Chapel Hill / Carrboro holiday parade!
Decorate your bike, ride with us and share the love of bicycling.
We have a theme this year: Carrying items by bike. Packages , Christmas trees (yes, one year, someone toted a tree with their cargo bike!)
All are welcome,. The more bikes, the better. Join us on December 13th, around 9:-9:30 AM near the Morehead Planetarium on Franklin street.

Breaking Away cycling & movie event

Classic Movie Breaking Away will be on Wallace Deck Sept 12 at NO CHARGE. Fun begins at 7 pm and movie at sunset. Bike In and be part of drawings, giveaways and free bike lights too!

Valet Parking: Local bike advocacy groups BACH and CBC will conduct Bike Valet Parking at no charge, with even more opportunity for drawings!

Cruiser RIdes: BACH invites cyclist to meet at 6pm to participate in a slow relaxed cruiser that will bring awareness to the community regarding cycling in Chapel Hill and Carrboro:

Breaking Away

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Feeder Rides: BACH is offerings feeder rides to the event & back after the movie for people to ride to the event in a group. The feeder rides meet at 5:15 at the Pool Parking lot in Southern Village and the Performance Bike shop in East Gate and leave precisely at 5:30pm to be at the Wallace Deck in time for the cruiser ride and require people to bring lights and possibly warmer clothes for the nightly ride back home.