Virtual Bike to Mason Week 2021

 

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center Cyclist on the Fairfax Campus Capital Bikeshare Station, Arlington Campus

Photos left to right: Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, SciTech Campus; cyclist on the Fairfax Campus; Capital Bikeshare Station, Arlington Campus.  All photos by Evan Cantwell, Creative Services.

Whether you currently bike for commuting or recreation or are contemplating starting to bike some days (or all days) as part of your return to campus plan, Virtual Bike to Mason Week 2021 is open to the entire Mason community!  The celebration spans multiple days with a host of online learning opportunities regarding cycling and more. 

All the sessions are in the Virtual Bike to Mason Week agenda below.  Most sessions require registration, just to let us know you’re coming!  Please see the agenda for details.

Sessions include:

  • Fix a Flat
    Active Transportation Bingo Board
    Active Transportation Bingo! Click on the bingo card and download a copy. Scan and email a completed bingo card to transpo@gmu.edu by Friday, April 30, 2021 and receive an Active Transportation Kit (Small bottle of hand sanitizer, pocket first aid kit, and a wrist light).
  • Bicycle Commuting 101
  • Smart Cycling
  • Bicycle Friendly Driver Training
  • Why Would You Want an eBike
  • Multi-Modal Commuting
  • Cycle Talk
  • And more!

Sessions are taught by cycling and commuting enthusiasts from Mason and League of American Bicyclist league-certified instructors.

Classes are continuing to be finalized, so please check the agenda regularly.

Bike to Campus Testimonials

Tamara Harvey

Share a short video about your biking experience at Mason by emailing transpo@gmu.edu

Virtual Bike to Mason Week Agenda and Session Recordings

Day/Time10am HourNoon Hour1pm Hour2pm Hour
Bonus Session
Building a "Save a Ride" Kit for Your Bike with Kathy Bine
Session Recording
Monday,
April 19
10-11am
Fit a Flat with Kathy Bine, Information Technology Services

Noon to 1pm
Bike at Mason: Facilities, Resources, and Programs
with Josh Cantor and Janet Walker Mason Parking and Transportation

Tuesday,
April 20
10-10:30am
Dressing and Packing When Commuting by Bike with Tamara Harvey, Women and Gender Studies and the English Department
2-3pm
Bicycle Commuting 101 Delia Johnson,
CVPA and League Certified Instructor (LCI)
Presentation Slides
Session Recording
Wednesday,
April 21
Noon to 12:30pm
Bicycle Friendly Driver Training with Delia Johnson,
CVPA and League Certified Instructor (LCI)

Session Recording
1-1:30pm
Multimodal Commuting/Transportation & Car-Free Living with John Dooris, Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning
Presentation Slides
Session Recording
Thursday,
April 22
Noon to 1pm
Cycle Talk, moderated by Zach Schrag, History and Art History - An open session virtual social hour to talk cycling at Mason. Share feedback on resources, facilities, routes, whatever is on your mind regarding biking in an around Mason.
No registration needed; just drop by virtually.
2:15-3pm
CANCELED: Why Would You Want an eBike? Session is with Rick Holt, HR & Payroll and League Certified Instructor (LCI) and Amber Saxton, Office of Sustainability
Friday,
April 23
1-2pm
Smart Cycling with Yvette White, League Certified Instructor (LCI) with the
Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB).

Session Recording
Saturday,
April 24
10am-noon
IN PERSON: Learn to Ride with the Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) Mason's Fairfax Campus, Lot C.

Video Learning

Local Cycling Resources

For more sites, please visit Community Biking Resources