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    Yes. Bicyclists, there is a Santa Claus
    “All I want for Christmas . . . .“ You know how the song goes. However, most of all, under the tree, Seattle cyclists wanted to see bike-friendly infrastructure and safe streets. As we say goodnight to Christmas 2014, what gifts lie...
  • Deer Park Rotary hosts Texas Independence Bicycle Tour January 17, 2015
    Deer Park Rotary to host 2015 edition of Texas Independence Bicycle Tour
    After a six-week drought, January brings Houston's cycling community multiple opportunities to get seat time as the ride calendar starts filling out. Whether you've resolved to cycle more in 2015, are training for April's 2015 BP MS150...
  • BP MS150 recommended training ride calendar
    BP MS150 sets spring calendar, recommends training rides for 2015 event
    Well, it's almost that time of year again: the 2015 edition of the BP MS150 (Houston to Austin over two days) is just a few calendar pages away: can you see April 18-19 from your front porch? Now that the holiday dead season is over, it time...
  • Ghost bike at site of Chelsea Norman's death
    Houston woman receives 15-year sentence in 2013 death of cyclist
    In what local cyclists say is a relative rarity, the woman who struck a 24-year-old woman biking home from work and left her to die in the middle of the street received a fifteen-year prison sentence on Thursday. Margaret Mayer, 36, was convicted...
  • Lincoln Center street intersections
    NYC eyes safety improvements at busy Lincoln Center intersection
    Pedestrians and cyclists who try to cross the busy "bow tie" of streets around Lincoln Center in Manhattan know that cars, buses, taxis and trucks feel like they are coming from every direction despite traffic lights and white-hatched...
  • Tri Right CompuTrainer Studio
    Indoor CompuTrainer Studio
    Tri Right Coaching opened an indoor cycling studio. More specifically, it is a CompuTrainer studio. This state of the art studio features 8 CompuTrainer stations, all equipped with their own fans, water bottle holders and convenient high-top table...
  • Houston is not a bike-friendly city
    Does HPD profile cyclists?
    “Bicyclists have to obey the same traffic laws that a motor vehicle does. So if a group of bicyclists comes up to a red light, say at Houston at Washington, they are supposed to stop at that red light. Now, reality tells us and what we see...
  • 2014 SF Bike Expo
    “World’s biggest bike shop” opens Saturday in San Francisco
    Filling the south hall of the Cow Palace, and then some, the San Francisco Bike Expo has been described as the world’s largest bike shop. While this might or might not be strictly accurate in terms of square footage, few would dispute the...
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    Cyclists give Precinct 3 Parks Department thumbs down, thumbs up
    Cyclists and exercise walkers in the western Harris County were surprised and, in some cases, unhappy with Precinct 3's department of Parks and Recreation this summer. The cause of their dismay was the unannounced changes to a bike path near...
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    Bicyclists and advocates celebrate new Cascade Bicycling Center
    As the balloons dropped on Saturday, Cascade Bicycle Club leadership, members, fans and supporters cheered. The Grand Opening of the Cascade Bicycle Center was the culmination of years of work and advocacy. This one-of-a-kind facility heralds a...
  • New York City cyclist braves the cold
    4 surefire ways to stay warm on cold-weather bike rides
    Baby, it's cold already! According to one news report, today was the coldest November morning in the U.S. since 1976. But if you are a bike rider, you don't need to be warm weather wuss. Instead, why not avail yourself of smart solutions...
  • Going long
    Going long
    Your perception of what constitutes distance in cycling has probably changed (and maybe constantly changes) the more you ride. We all had benchmarks and goals, maybe starting with getting through ten miles and thinking that 25 could be doable....
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    Village Bicycle Project ships 400 bicycles to Ghana
    This past Saturday, 30 volunteers including six teenage boys from Sammamish and assorted children loaded 400 bicycles for shipping to Ghana. The volunteer effort began at 9 am and lasted into late afternoon. To prepare bicycles for shipping, seats...
  • Houston-area cycling events for December, 2014
    Organized rides near Houston for December, 2014
    For some odd reason, the Houston-area cycling calendar for the period between Thanksgiving and mid-January is as empty as the calendar for Minneapolis - maybe emptier. At least in the frozen North, you can blame the lack of organized rides on snow...
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    Bicyclists come together as Connect Ballard
    With progress being made downtown and on for Westlake Ave N., Connect Seattle is focusing on Ballard. South Lake Union may be the fastest growing neighborhood in Seattle, but Ballard continues to attract residents, businesses and visitors. Many of...