Now in the early planning phases, a small group of organizers is exploring what it would take to get a bicycle advocacy group off the ground in Bend. Initially being positioned as an urban version of COTA (Central Oregon Trail Alliance – which has succeeded in growing and advocating for mountain biking in the region), the group aims to get people on bikes for more than just recreation.
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One key decision the group faces: what to call itself. Here are their top five ideas.
- Bend Bicycle Coalition
- Bend Urban Biking Experience
- Bend Urban Cyclist Coalition
- Bend Urban Bike Advocates/ Alliance
- Bend Bicycle Commuters
Which would you vote for? Or, can you think of a better name? No fair getting your aunt from Cucamonga to vote for your favorite.
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