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  • 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...
  • Work taking place on West Harris County hike and bike trails
    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...
  • Citi Bike's planned NYC expansion map
    Citi Bike announces expansion, higher prices, new management
    It’s official - Citi Bike, New York's bike-sharing program, plans to double the number of shared bicycles in its fleet to 12,000 and 375 docking stations by 2017 and will increase prices. The system will grow to include more...
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    SDOT announces Westlake cycle track to be aligned east of parking
    Panelists representing the range of involvement in planning with the Westlake Avenue N Cycle Track, presented to and fielded questions from a packed house at the Fremont Design Center Wednesday evening. The complex and controversial project Q&...
  • Inaugural Kate's Ride set for Sealy, Texas on November 16
    Ride for Kate on November 16: Inaugural Kate's Ride
    On October 1, 2013, 19-year-old Kate Strickland was struck by a car while training for the University of Texas cycling team in Austin. Strickland, a Cypress native, was gravely injured in the accident: a spinal cord injury left her paralyzed below...
  • Livingston Bicycle Club Spirit Ride set for November 15
    Houston cyclists invited to Livingston Spirit Ride 2014, November 15
    You might think that every person in Houston who owns a bicycle is in training for the BP MS150 next April. After all, if you're someone who likes to participate in the occasional charity ride if for no reason other than to replenish your t...
  • Inaugural Just Ride for a Just Cause set for November 15
    Just ride it: Just Ride for a Just Cause takes place November 15
    Just when you thought you'd ridden every permutation and combination of the roads around Brookshire and Fulshear, along comes a new version - and it's a BP MS150 Recommended Training Ride, to boot! So, all you Houston riders, circle...
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    Cycle advocates attend presentation of the future of South Lake Union
    Last week was quite busy for bicycling in Seattle with the roll-out of Pronto, ITE/APBP Social, Cascade Bicycle Club annual meeting, bicycling, safety and growth presentations as well as an annual conference of the Association of Pedestrian and...