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ELSEWHERE: Check out a bike at Hamilton libraries

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This is pretty awesome.  Way to go Hamilton! You can add a bicycle to the long list of things you can borrow – for free – with a Hamilton Public Library card this summer. The new Start the Cycle bike … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Downtown Vancouver businesses’ attitudes towards bike lanes have changed in the last 5 years

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“We want downtown to be accessible by all modes of transportation and I think if we say, ‘Well, we’re not interested in separated bike lanes because of this and that, we’re going to basically exclude … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Salt Lake City to Install Nation’s First Protected Intersection for Bicycling

Cycle Toronto is advocating for these for intersectioms along Richmond and Adelaide. Salt Lake City is on track to implement America’s first protected intersection for bicycling this summer. The … [Read more...]

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PROGRESS: Is the Bike Industry Finally Including Women?

The 4th Annual National Forum on Women and Bicycling was recently held in Washington, DC, on March 10, 2015 as a prelude to the 15th Annual National Bike Summit. A morning industry panel, “The … [Read more...]

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READ: Is the pro-bike helmet argument based on faulty research?

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You know them; you love them = extreme pro-helmet people.  Their arguments may be based on faulty research. I personally wear a helmet.  I also personally support the right of other adults to … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Bike lane down center of Korean highway is covered with solar panels

Love this idea.  How many commuters in the burbs would stop commuting by car and use lanes like these along the 400 and 404? If it's a long commute, get a bike with electrical assist.  Way more … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Biking Skyrockets Where San Diego Added Buffered Bike Lanes

Build bike infrastructure and they will ride. It’s true just about everywhere, including San Diego. Thanks to bike counters set up around the region, Network blog Bike SD got data showing that … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Paris plans to become ‘world cycling capital’

Paris is planning to invest €150 million to double the number of cycle paths across the city, a move it hopes will transform it into the “cycling capital of the world” and help solve the French … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Why Biking to Work is a Barrier for Most Americans

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People for Bikes, a national cycling advocacy organization, has just released the results of the most comprehensive cycling survey in recent memory. The biggest take home statistics from the … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: The World’s Most Bike-Friendly Cities

Great job Montreal!  I'm gonna be in you in late May.  Looking forward to checking you out. There are lots of cities where it's good to be a cyclist, but some are truly two-wheel paradises. The … [Read more...]