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OH YEAH: The Best Bike Repair Shops in Toronto

The best bike repair shops in Toronto are safe harbours for true believers – the people who take their lives into their hands by sharing city streets with a river of automobiles. It’s no surprise then that they’re owned and run by people who seem more motivated by love than money, and that the top t

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OH YEAH: Here’s how to make an intersection safer with a roll of duct tape (video) : TreeHugger

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Sometimes it doesn’t take much to turn a dangerous intersection that is hostile to pedestrians and cyclists into a much safer place that is inviting to community. The image above shows what can be done with a roll of duct tape. It was part of a Better Block project in Dallas where an unused street was turned into a great temporary pedestrian plaza with all kinds of great activities for people of all ages.

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OH YEAH: How do I bike to work without being gross all day?

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We asked the experts for their best tricks, from clothing tips to essential apps to proper deodorant application. 

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OH YEAH: 14 ways to make bike lanes better (Infographic)

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City of Toronto Transportation staff need to see this.  Separated bike lanes can be economical and beautiful, if you put some effort into exploring available options.

Modern bike lanes call for modern reference guides.

With so many different methods being used to physically separate bike and auto traffic, the tradeoffs can seem countless. That’s where this infographic comes in. One part inspiration and two parts catalog, it’s intended for anyone who wants to quickly get up to speed on the most popular tricks being used by cities around the world to improve bike lanes.

 

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OH YEAH: Why We Ride to Work

A great series of commuter stories from Momentum Magazine:

“Since I always loved riding a bike, it was a lot more fun than sitting in Los Angeles traffic, and bottom line, way cheaper, better exercise, and great for the environment. L.A. is a very wide and horizontal city, bisected by some serious hills, so commuting absolutely everywhere in the entertainment industry is difficult, but I ride there whenever I can.

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