Automotive History: The Dymaxion Car

Automotive History: The Dymaxion Car

Designed by engineer, architect and philosopher Buckminster Fuller, the Dymaxion car – a multidirectional and three wheeled vehicle – was manufactured exactly 85 years ago today in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Fuller was born in Massachusetts and saw his life as “an experiment to find what a single individual can contribute to changing the world and benefiting all […]

Bike to Work Day: Wednesday June 27

Bike to Work Day: Wednesday June 27

What better way to start off your day than with a bike ride? Tomorrow marks the 31st year of celebrating Bike to Work Day. With a very active community, don’t be surprised to see a bicycle routes filled with riders in the morning. Riders will be stopping at one of 50+ breakfast locations for a […]

Flag Day 2018: History and Flag Etiquette

Flag Day 2018: History and Flag Etiquette

American Flag History Today marks 241 years since the American flag was adopted by the second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. In the journal entry made by the Continental Congress, it stated the flag should have “13 stripes alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a […]

Taste of Fort Collins 2018

Taste of Fort Collins 2018

Are you a fan of local food, local brews and good tunes? If so then the Taste of Fort Collins is the place for you! Taking place this weekend, Friday June 8 – Sunday June 10, Taste of Fort Collins brings Northern Colorado together for a fun filled weekend. The festival is now on their […]

Why Schraders Sponsors Realities Ride & Rally

Why Schraders Sponsors Realities Ride & Rally

As a local company of Fort Collins for more than 80 years, we value Community involvement. It is the mission of our Grants Foundation to  have a priceless impact on Charities and Organizations that are in line with our passions and concerns. One of our biggest passions is to help provide for the children throughout […]

Schraders Grand Prix 2018

Schraders Grand Prix 2018

  Ladies & gentlemen, start your pedals! The annual Schraders Grand Prix is back again, celebrating its sixth year in raising money for a local nonprofit organization. The double elimination, competitive tricycle race is raising money this year for the charitable organization Realities for Children. The organization partners with 31 affiliate agencies to provide for […]

A History of Friday the 13th

A History of Friday the 13th

Along with being scared of walking beneath ladders, spilling salt and the sight of black cats, there is also a fear of the number 13 for some reason. The technical term for fearing the number 13 is triskaidekaphobia. Well, that’s a mouthful. Here’s the question, though. Why do we believe and fear this number? Where did […]