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  • Orange county working toward pedestrian and bicycle safety on roadways
    Orange county working toward pedestrian and bicycle safety on roadways
    Mayor Teresa Jacobs has accepted the the U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx's nationwide Mayor's Challenge to make roads more pedestrian and bike friendly within their cities. Orlando was ranked as the most dangerous metropolitan...
  • Comments sought on converting railroads into temporary trails
    Comments sought on converting railroads into temporary trails
    Got any ideas on making it easier to turn an abandoned rail line into a hiker-biker trail? At least for reducing the technical steps needed to turn one into a temporary linear park? If so, now’s your chance to speak up. The Surface...
  • Bike Barcelona to Rome on the trail of Hannibal
    Bike Barcelona to Rome on the trail of Hannibal
    Attention serious cyclists: How would you like to join some new friends for a bike trip across Spain, France and Italy in the footsteps of the Carthaginian general Hannibal? On the 28-day journey you’ll peddle over the Pyrenees, the Alps and...
  • New for 2015: Bicycling around Vietnam
    New for 2015: Bicycling around Vietnam
    Here’s a new family-friendly tour for bicyclists: It’s an adventure along the coast of Vietnam, and it features a bunch of options for morning rides, all getting back to your hotel in time for lunch. After that, you’re free to...
  •  Over one million LED lights have been set up in Canberra's Central Business District, officially breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest LED image display
    7 great green products and trends from 2014
    As we turn the pages on another year, let's reflect upon not only where we've been and where we're going, but how we'll get there. For here, in a state plagued by multiple challenges, from the ravages of coastal erosion to the...
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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...
  • New news site starting on bicycle advocacy
    New news site starting on bicycle advocacy
    Are you interested in promoting bicycle riding for recreation, exercise or commuting? I am starting a weekly column called “Making a bicycle-friendly world” available only on the new premium app called TidBitts. Every Wednesday, you&...
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    WE Bike NYC women party next Thursday
    The women’s empowerment network WE Bike NYC holds its third annual party next Thursday Oct. 16 with a party in Brooklyn. On hand will be a live entertainment, music and many giveaways at the Black Bear Bar, 70 N. 6th St in Williamsburg. It...
  • How to explore New York City by bike
    See New York City by bike: The biking history, culture and tips
    I’ve been biking as long as I can remember. I think I got my very first bike when I was two years old. Growing up in Russia I was able to only bike around the residential area, in Germany where we stayed for a year in 1994, I finally got to...
  • Washngton Bikes | Bicycle Alliance of Washington
    Washington state dedicates its 416-mile segment of US Bike Route 10 on Sept. 14
    Washington state will be celebrating the first segment of a new national bike route system this weekend in Anacortes. Washington's US Bike Route 10 spans 416 miles across northern Washington on State Route 20 through Skagit, Okanogan, Ferry,...
  • Fitness newbies: 10 ways to make bicycling less uncomfortable
    Fitness newbies: 10 ways to make bicycling less uncomfortable
    Taking up bicycling for exercise and physical fitness?Plenty of runners enjoy bicycling for cross training, even if they’re not preparing for triathlons. Biking is also a super way for non-runners to gain stamina and strength. Riding a bike...
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    BP MS150 sets fall slate of recommended training rides for 2015 event
    Flip the next few sheets of the calendar, and you'll see that the 2015 version of the BP MS150 (Houston to Austin over two days) is only seven pages away: does April 18-19 sound familiar? So it's time to take the bike off that hot-weather...
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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...
  • Share the Road group ride to honor injured cyclists, promote safety
    'Share the Road' group ride to honor injured cyclists, promote safety
    There's no reason drivers and cyclists should be at odds. The public roads are free for both to use, and all are expected to follow the same laws and common traffic courtesies.Even so, there are misconceptions and tensions between motorists...
  • Outdoor lenses designed to help see the fineprint in the sun
    Outdoor lenses designed to help see the fineprint in the sun
    Bifocal non-prescription sports lenses? Yes. Dueleyewear.com has come up with a line of goggles, or wraparound glasses, suitable for bicycling, motorcycling and other mobile outdoor actvities. The bottom of the lenses include a magnifier. The...