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OH YEAH: Can Biking Be for Everyone?

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“Of the few workers in Baltimore who commute by bike, a disproportionate share — about 87 percent — are white, according to aggregated five-year estimates by the Census,” reports J.B. Wogan. Moreover, “[more] than three-quarters have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Publication Date:  Mon, 03/24/ Read More: Can Biking Be for Everyone? | Planetizen: The […]

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OH YEAH: Boston Doctors Now Prescribing Bike-Share Memberships

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The newest tool for doctors in the fight against obesity? That’s right: Bike-share. Doctors in Boston are now prescribing Hubway memberships. Photo: Hubway This week in Boston, doctors introduced a program called Prescribe-a-Bike, offering low-income residents struggling with obesity an annual Hubway Read More: Boston Doctors Now Prescribing Bike-Share Memberships | Streetsblog USA

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OH YEAH: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1)

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My article on living car-free for 10 years generated quite a bit of questions and commentary. So, here’s a follow-up with some of my answers and extra commentary. Read More: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1: car-free living with a partner & kids) Read More: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1: […]

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OH YEAH: Flashback Friday

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Flashback Friday By Claire McFarlane This photo of a woman about to walk her bike up a muddy hill on St. Clair Avenue West was taken in 1907 and was pulled from the Toronto Archives. Although biking conditions on most … Continue reading → Read More: Flashback Friday Read More: Flashback Friday | dandyhorse magazine

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OH YEAH: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit

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The National Women’s Bicycling Forum at the 2014 National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 3, 2014 was an inspiring success with 450+ registered participants and an amazing level of engagement. Read More: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit Read More: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit – Momentum […]

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OH YEAH: Proof that the bike industry boosts the economy

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We all know that riding a bike is good for the soul, but we also have proof that it’s also good for the bottom line. A recently released study from Oregon, Oregon Bicycle Industry: Regional Economic Significance, quantified the state bike industry sales in 2012 at $44 Read More: Proof that the bike industry boosts […]

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OH YEAH: North American Bicycle Week

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North American Bicycle Week will kick off in Detroit, and in its sister city of Windsor, this Thursday. The four-day event will celebrate the culture and healthy lifestyle of cycling. With so many multi-day bike events staged across the continent, we caught up with co-founder Mike MacKool to get the Read More: North American Bicycle Week […]

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OH YEAH: Evolution of the bicycle in 60 seconds! (video)

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When the bicycle was first invented, there was a period of great innovation and change as various bike makers tried to get things just right. Read More: Evolution of the bicycle in 60 seconds! (video) Read More: Evolution of the bicycle in 60 seconds! (video) : TreeHugger

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STUFF: Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger

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The Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger is a spring-loaded accessory that lets you keep your bag within reach while you ride. Read More: Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger Read More: Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger – Momentum Mag

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OH YEAH: Bike Spotting: Urbane Cyclist and the proposed contraflow lane on Stephanie Street

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Bike spotting at Urbane Cyclist By Nico Mara-McKay Photos by Claire McFarlane The dandy team went to Urbane Cyclist on John Street, just north of Queen Street West, to ask cyclists what they thought about the proposed contraflow lanes on … Continue reading → Read More: Bike Spotting: Urbane Cyclist a Read More: Bike Spotting: […]

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ELSEWHERE: Number of Californians walking, biking or taking transit doubled since 2000

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Recent statistics suggest a promising trend. But imagine what would happen if we actually got serious about promoting livable cities? Read More: Number of Californians walking, biking or taking transit doubled since 2000 Read More: Number of Californians walking, biking or taking transit doubled since 2000 : TreeHugger

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OH YEAH: Fiestklik: A “Klik” Toward the Perfect Rear Rack

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“If your bike can do more, you can ride more,” is the inspiration behind Amsterdam-based Fietsklik. Read More: Fiestklik: A “Klik” Toward the Perfect Rear Rack Read More: Fiestklik: A “Klik” Toward the Perfect Rear Rack – Momentum Mag

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OH YEAH: Bike myths debunked

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exp:eehive_hacksaw allow=” “} MYTH: Bicyclists don’t help pay for the roads they use. Flickr.com Many people mistakenly believe that taxes levied on gas pay for road construction and maintenance. However, the funding from gas taxes makes up a relatively small amount of transportation funding. Ac Read More: Bike myths debunked | PeopleForBikes

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OH YEAH: Text While Driving In Bay Area And You Might End Up On A Billboard

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This month, some residents of San Francisco might discover photographs of themselves engaging in rather embarrassing behavior. A website has been collecting photos of people texting while driving, and some of those photos have now found their way onto billboards throughout the region. Read more… Read More: Text While Driving In The Bay Area And […]

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OH YEAH: Five Teams Compete to Create the “Ultimate Urban Utility Bike”

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Fuji Bikes is proud to announce that it will be the manufacturing partner for Oregon Manifest and Levi’s “The Bike Design Project,” a pioneering bike design competition that partners five high-level design firms with American bicycle craftsmen to cre Read More: Five Teams Compete to Create the “Ult Read More: Five Teams Compete to Create […]

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