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  • "I Give 3 Ft."
    The sky has not fallen: The 3 Foot Law and court case updates
    It's been a day short of two weeks since the "3 Foot Law" went from theory to practice in California. For a state that prides itself on being cutting edge the protracted battle to get it passed was a little embarrassing. Maybe...
  • 2014 Houston Donut Rally set for November 2
    I can't believe I ate the hole thing: Houston Donut Rally set for November 2
    Many cyclists who've been around Texas for a while will remember the famous Melon Patch Tour, which took place in De Leon. Mostly we remember that some riders claimed it was the only ride in the state where you could gain weight while riding,...
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    Peddler Brewing Company and BikeSport host fundraiser for Jessica Cutler
    Quaffing Peddler beer, raffling for cool bike goods, and hanging out with a world class Cyclo Cross racer - what more could you want? Tuesday evening Peddler Brewing Company and BikeSport collaborated on an event to promote the racing career of...
  • Houston Moonlight Ramble set for October 25-26
    42nd Annual Houston Moonlight Ramble takes Place October 25, 2014
    Long ago, classmates would take to the roads around our small college town under the light of the full moon, pounding up and down the same highways traveled by Dennis Quaid and Dennis Christopher in the iconic 1979 cycling movie Breaking Away....
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    Park(ing) Day 2014 pop-ups something new in Seattle
    Park(ing) Day is a worldwide event in which cities promote “pop-up” or tiny temporary parks in parking places on city streets. In Seattle, the event is supported by the city, especially the Department of Transportation and the Seattle...
  • 2nd-Marion
    Connect Seattle moves bicycle infrastructure forward
    Connect Seattle, the advocacy network founded by Cascade Bicycle Club and concerned neighbors to improve street safety in Seattle, is truly expanding at an impressive rate. That expansion, appears to be producing results.The completion of the...
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    Seattle's bikeability grows with 2nd Ave protected bike lane
    Seattle’s completion of the 2nd Avenue protected bike lane has significantly raised Seattle on the bikeability scale. Already designated a Gold award Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists and selected as 8th in the...
  • Houston to get another ghost bike
    Local man, 79, killed in northeast Harris County truck-bicycle accident
    Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff's Office report that an elderly bicycle rider was struck by a pickup truck and killed late on Monday, September 8. The fatal accident occurred in unincorporated north Harris County between the Hardy Toll...
  • Couple riding tandem on Twin Lights ride
    Twin Lights ride great way to see Jersey Shore
    Bike New York's Twin Lights ride is perhaps its least-known offering. Yet it's a lovely end-of-summer meander on lightly trafficked roads in a charming part of the Garden State. Scheduled this year on Sunday, Sept 28 the ride inland from...
  • Bicycles are vehicles
    A month of cycling: Avoiding death on Houston roads for August 2014
    Have you noticed that whenever Houston media has a story about cyclists, the comment section will be half hateful comments about people who ride round on two wheels (without engines, anyway)? There's almost always at least one scornful comment...
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    Cascade Bicycle Club breaks ground
    Tuesday, bicycle advocates gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Cascade Bicycle Club’s new facility. After about 15 years in their current crowded space at the Warren G. Magnuson Park entrance (7400 Sand Point Way NE Suite 101 S), CBC...
  • Take care of your body and your bike
    Release me…and let me ride again
    With apologies to Engelbert Humperdink, sometimes even the teacher has to ask for help to solve a problem that's beyond a "just Goggle it" solution or increasing one's budget for large quantities of Advil. Dave Jordaan, aka...
  • The majestic Eastern Sierra
    One of America's most spectacular gran fondos
    San Francisco cyclists in the mood for a spectacular fall ride should take a long look at the Mammoth Fall Century & Gran Fondo, September 6th.Overseen by Hall of Famer Bill Cockroft, VP of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and one of the most...
  • Aspen We-Cycle docking station
    Aspen bike-share worked for me
    Recently I spent several weeks in Aspen, the Colorado resort town that has its own bike-share program called We-Cycle. Even though I had my own road bike with me, I bought a 30-day pass so I could use We-Cycle bikes for short trips - from the...
  • Sunnyside Bike Park - Toronto
    Sunnyside Bike Park Now Open
    In 2012, the City of Toronto commissioned Jay Hoots, the most experienced bike park designer in North America, to design a new bike park in the western beaches that runs parallel to the north side of Lakeshore Boulevard between Colborne Lodge Road...