Wednesday, January 9, 2013

New Office Hours / Metro TAP Subsidy / U-Locks & Bike Lights For Sale at Caltech Bookstore

We now have office hours every weekday! Starting Jan 14th, 2013, these are our regular office hours:

Mon 6-7 PM
Paul at Bike Lab
Tue 12-1 PM Laura at Bike Lab
Tue 5-7 PM
Daven and Jeff at Bike Lab
Wed 6-7 PM Ari at Bike Lab
Thu 12-1:30 PM Jeff & Luca at Olive Walk

Thu 6-7 PM Eric at Bike Lab
Fri 12-1 PM Leon, Margie at Bike Lab 


METRO TAP SUBSIDY

You can now get $5 off a $20 TAP credit reload at the Caltech Bookstore. Payable by cash or credit card (not with your Bursar account) It is a subsidy provided by Caltech Transportation Office to support public transit use by members of Caltech community. Show your Caltech ID.

TAP cards are the fare payment system now used by all Metro rail and bus lines. More info on TAP at http://taptogo.net/. They also have TAP cards for sale for $2 at the Bookstore.

U-LOCKS AND BIKE LIGHTS NOW FOR SALE AT CALTECH BOOKSTORE 

Rear lights are required by law in city of Pasadena, front lights in other parts of LA. Really, you need both. So if you're riding around at night, please use front and rear bike lights.

If you're still using a cable lock for your bike, please replace it with a more secure U-lock. Cable locks are easily cut in a few seconds with a cable cutter and are responsibile for making bikes extremely easy to steal by thieves. If you want to make sure your bike is locked properly, use a U-lock and remember to lock your frame, not just your wheels.

Caltech Bookstore now sells bike lights and U-locks. Tell your friends!


FIRST BIKE SIGNAL IN THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY!

Marengo and Orange Grove in Pasadena! thanks to @BikeSGV for the picture

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