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Friday, June 1, 2012

The Bike Cave Voted as HWC's Bike Friendly Business


Congratulations to us! The Health and Wellness Coalition of Wichita has named us a Bike Friendly Business in Wichitawesome Wichita, Kansas. Albeit we didn't do much except love bicycles, work on bikes, love bikes, sell bikes, give away bikes, love bikes, and host clinics all about bikes. Did I mention that we love bikes? Good. I wanted to make that clear. The Bike Cave gladly rubs shoulders with such local businesses as Picasso's PizzeriaThe AnchorWichita Pottery, and many other great locations.

As mentioned in previous posts, the HWC has been a major advocate this past month in promoting bicycle riding for recreational and commuting purposes. We're both saddened and relieved that Bike Month is over, but we look forward to planning more helpful events for next year. Look forward to many of our future Maintenance Clinics to keep your cycling momentum going as well as opportunities to meet our staff at future fundraising events. The Bike Cave is hosting a basic Maintenance Clinic next Wednesday, June 6th, 5pm. Thanks again to the Health and Wellness Coalition of Wichita for their recognition.


The Wichita Bicycle Friendly Business campaign honors businesses, corporations, organizations, associations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations that actively promote bicycling. The HWC Bike Wichita steering committee has selected 29 deserving businesses that engage in bicycle friendly approaches that include but are not limited to the following: 
  • encourages bicyclists to the buildings
  • has secure and convenient bicycle parking
  • provides incentives for employees to commute by bicycle
  • supports a bicycle team/club
  • works to improve bicycle conditions in the community
  • provides onsite shower facilities for employees
  • promotes "bike to work" week
To apply your business as a Bicycle Friendly Business you can apply at www.hwcwichita.org or by calling 264-4066 x221.

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