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OKG Newsletter

Topic: bicycles

Bike this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
This Friday, burn calories instead of gas when you break out your pedal machine for Central Oklahoma Bike to Work Day. The event is part of a national campaign to encourage bicycling and to show its benefits for health and as an efficient mode of transportation.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Two-wheel deal

OKC has a history of a DIY bicycling community, but could an increase in cyclists bring more innovative programs seen in other cities?


Brendan Hoover
In New York City, a nonprofit organization named Recycle-A-Bicycle provides educational and job-training programs while encouraging environmental stewardship and everyday bicycle use. Members salvage about 1,200 bicycles each year and last year worked with 1,000 young people through public schools and after-school programs.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Pedal power

Get on that bike and ride! Around downtown, that is.


Clifton Adcock
As Queen’s Freddie Mercury once put it, if Jaws was never your scene and you don’t like Star Wars ... there’s always the option of riding a bicycle in downtown Oklahoma City, which is going to get a little easier after Friday.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Bike boom

OKC bicycling get a boost from the creation of special bike lanes and expansion of downtown’s bike-share program.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City has begun work creating the first street lanes that will be shared between bicycles and cars. That development comes amid an expansion of the city’s downtown bike-share program.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Walk on

Work is ready to get under way on the first phase of sidewalk construction under MAPS 3.


Tim Farley
Sidewalk construction may not be the sexiest MAPS 3 project, but it will serve a practical purpose for a number of Oklahoma City’s neighborhoods and main thoroughfares.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Pedal power

A local bicycle store teams with a Wisconsin company to donate bikes for kids affected by the tornadoes.


Molly Evans
A Wisconsin-based bicycle company and its Oklahoma City retailer will donate 250 bicycles Friday morning to children who were affected by May's tornadoes.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Best of OKC

Gazette staff
The best of places!
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Bike it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Hey, ladies. Do you love to bike? As a way to thank their female customers, Schlegel Bicycles Pro and Multi-Sport Shop will host Ladies Night 2014, featuring a raffle and complimentary wine, beer and snacks from Pelotón Wine Bar & Cafe. The fun takes place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Schlegel Bicycles, 900 N. Broadway Ave. Admission is free. Call 232-4040 or visit schlegelbicycles. com.


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Spokie dokie

A downtown bike share program offers free one-month memberships to celebrate Earth Day.


Louis Fowler
More motorists than bicyclists is a problem that Downtown OKC Inc. has been trying to rectify. Since the 2011 launch of the Spokies bike share program, which provides downtown residents, employees and visitors a healthy and economical way to get around the area, the number of people who are taking advantage of it continues to grow, according to Jill Brown DeLozier, marketing director at DOKC.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

VIDEO: Council Roundup: Budget approved, Spokies on the rise


Ben Felder
A $1.1 billion budget, which will go into effect July 1, was approved by the Oklahoma City council on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014