Sara writing you from chilly, lovely, and friendly Fargo, North Dakota,
currently sitting right at 1 degree Fahrenheit! I'm a past member of the
Fargo Moorhead Community Bicycle Workshop, most recently was working in the
public library as the storytime superhero, and now back in the saddle with
a bike-centered non-profit called Great Rides Fargo, which is dedicated to
creating healthy individuals and communities with the almighty bike.
Great Rides Fargo has been rolling on a small scale for 3 years, doing
outreach with bike rodeos, youth programming, and a toting around a trailer
of bikes. A number of projects have come together leading to it's growth
and to my luck getting the position as the Director of Operations. Things
we have going on: we will be launching a *bike share program* (using
b-cycles) this spring with 11 stations and 101 bikes, we will be acquiring
2 *pedicabs, *and additionally taking over a roll of helping carry on *open
streets community event* (3 to 5 mile loop open to only human powered
traffic) . It's a lot of awesome and at the same time I'm feeling a little
overwhelmed by all the possibilities and it has been a number of years
since I have been in touch with friends in the cycling community! The last
Bike! Bike! my partner Joe and I were able to attend was in beautiful
If you are involved in the world cycling advocacy, pedicabs, bike share
programs, or any large scale community events, please give me an electronic
high five and let me know of any blogs, resources, grants, forums, etc that
you find helpful.
You can connect with me here, tweet me @currywatson, or text me at
Thanks for your solidarity and safe pedaling!