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Drewdane
04-03-2014, 12:53 PM
My office's "Green Committee" has asked me to give a presentation on BTWD. I'll of course go over the basics (registration, pit stops, caravans and popular routes) as well as offer tips on bike commuting in general (helmets, appropriate clothing, etiquette, shower/change options). Anything else I should touch on?

TIA! :cool:

consularrider
04-04-2014, 01:25 PM
What are your office bike parking facilities? Locks?

Drewdane
04-04-2014, 02:57 PM
What are your office bike parking facilities? Locks?
Thanks - good stuff to point out.

I'll also talk up CaBi.

Dirt
04-04-2014, 04:15 PM
You could always enlist the services of professionals to do it. WABA does that soft of thing every week. :D

FFX_Hinterlands
04-04-2014, 04:36 PM
I would recommend having an Advocate from WABA or LAB come into your office. There's no need to re-create the wheel and you should be wary of giving out bad information when it comes to safety, etc.

sethpo
04-04-2014, 07:42 PM
I would recommend having an Advocate from WABA or LAB come into your office. There's no need to re-create the wheel and you should be wary of giving out bad information when it comes to safety, etc.

Who's the right contact over there for this? We're making a push for BTWD at the office and were planning on having an informal Q&A hosted by the regular cyclists in early May-ish.

FFX_Hinterlands
04-05-2014, 09:54 AM
You could try Nelle or Megan. Pete (aka Dirt) should know as well since he's an Ambassador.

http://www.waba.org/about/staff.php

eminva
04-05-2014, 04:59 PM
Who's the right contact over there for this? We're making a push for BTWD at the office and were planning on having an informal Q&A hosted by the regular cyclists in early May-ish.

Call WABA and ask for Daniel Hoagland. He is the Education Director. Either he can do it or assign someone else from staff. Thanks.

Liz

Dirt
04-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Nelle and Megan are the ones that usually handle them. Dan does them too.

Drewdane
04-09-2014, 07:53 PM
You could always enlist the services of professionals to do it. WABA does that soft of thing every week. :D
Thanks, but this is a pretty casual thing - I don't mind taking one for the team. :)

I would recommend having an Advocate from WABA or LAB come into your office. There's no need to re-create the wheel and you should be wary of giving out bad information when it comes to safety, etc.
I think I've got it covered, thanks. I'll start by explaining that helmets are for dweebs, then move on to the fine art of body-checking during your pass, then explain that traffic rules are for "other people", and cap it off with an explanation of the hazards blinky lights and reflective clothes pose to local air traffic. :rolleyes: