Two Wheeler Dealer, a local bike shop in Brea, helped repair CSUF students bicycles. (Matthew Rosoff / Daily Titan) Free bike safety checks and bike safety information were provided to students, staff and faculty last Wednesday in an event hosted by Parking and Transportation Services at Tuffy Lawn.
This event is not new to the Cal State Fullerton campus; however, it is the first after a long break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our intention with these events is to always promote the benefits of biking to campus and make it easier for students so that they’re hopefully more encouraged to bike if they’re able to do so,” said Melanie Bates, the communications and project specialist for Parking and Transportation Services.
Some of the benefits of riding a bike to campus include improvements to mental and physical health, reducing carbon emissions and freeing up parking spaces on campus, Bates said.
Bicycle commuters were able to have their bikes inspected and repaired by the owner of Two Wheeler Dealer, a local bike shop in Brea, that has been partnering with CSUF for 10 years.
Bates said some ways to stay safe on a bicycle are wearing a helmet, wearing bright colors, putting lights on your bike and avoiding riding at night when possible. These methods help better protect ourselves and others, Bates said.
Tim Peiffer, the owner of Two Wheeler Dealer, said the purpose of this event is to make sure that everybody is riding a bike that is safe to use.The service provides minor repairs […]
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