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    North Seattle group discusses options for Safe Routes to School
    North Seattle’s recently formed Greenways group came together Tuesday evening to discuss street safety in their neighborhood. Two concerns primarily drove the conversation: 1) The bisecting of the neighborhood by Aurora Ave and what it poses...
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    SDOT opens interim Roosevelt protected bike lane
    SDOT formally opened the temporary Protected Bike Lane (PBL) on Roosevelt between 45th and University Bridge. Though completion will have to wait until fall 2015 paving project. The completed PBL will run from Fuhrman Ave NE to NE 65th St...
  • On a lonely road, somewhere between here and nowhere
    Going long, part 3
    Going Long, Part 3 When you hear the term "long-distance cyclist," the first thought that you have is likely, "Wow, here's another fit, dedicated, skilled and self-absorbed elite athlete." You've met some: marathoners...
  • TD Five Boro Bike Tour
    New York's 5 Boro Bike Tour opens registration soon
    New York City streets may have been cold lately, yet Bike New York announced that next Tuesday cyclists can line up their big May event by registering for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. It’s the biggest ride in the U.S. (not in length, which is...
  • Texas City driver faces charges in hit-and-run cycling death
    Texas City resident charged in hit-and-run cyclist death
    Galveston County authorities arrested a 76-year-old Texas City resident Saturday, charging Rene Sanchez Sanchez with failure to stop and render aid after running down a local cyclist in a Texas City intersection. According to a Texas City police...
  • Mio VELO Cycling heart rate band
    Mio VELO Cycling heart rate band
    Mio Global has just launched the Mio VELO, a cycling heart rate band that is meant to transform your smartphone into a powerful bike computer - think cyclo computer. It is almost identical in form factor to the Mio LINK which we reviewed earlier...
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    2014: Seattle's bicycling progress
    2014 quickly fades with night so as the hours tick off before the clock strikes midnight, here’s a review of 2014 in bicycling progress in Seattle.The year started off with over eighty bicyclists participating in a Westlake Policy Ride. ...
  • Miles from nowhere
    Going long, part 2
    If there's a difficulty in finding who to grill about the allure of riding long distances, it isn't finding subjects. There's a strong roster of candidates: this year alone more than 230 riders completed three double centuries for...
  • Bike Through the Forest set for January 24, 2015
    2015 edition of Bike Through the Forest and the Hills set for January 24
    Now that the days are growing longer and the holidays are behind us, the Houston-area cycling calendar has begun to fill up. The second entry for January in the "big road ride" category is that annual favorite, Bike Through the Forest...
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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...