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Getting Doored By A Taxi At Union Square
By Tuesday, September 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Getting Doored By A Taxi At Union Square

Published on Sep 11, 2014 Please see my Tenets of Urban Cycling here… TakeAways This is rich! He is offering to allow me to view ‘my Tenets of Urban Cycling‘. Yeah, right! Gonna rush right over to that location and drink in the wisdom of a guy too dumb to slow down. Not in this […]

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‘Nude’ Or Not, Women’s Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves
By Monday, September 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

‘Nude’ Or Not, Women’s Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

by BILL CHAPPELL September 15, 2014 1:12 PM ET Source: NPR If one goal of the uniforms for a women’s cycling team from Colombia is to attract attention, they’re a smashing success. Some observers are calling the outfits — which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region — […]

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A Bloomingdale Trail for Englewood? City Moves To Get Train Tracks for Park
By Monday, September 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

A Bloomingdale Trail for Englewood? City Moves To Get Train Tracks for Park

By Tanveer Ali on September 15, 2014 7:04am | Updated September 15, 2014 7:28am Source: DNAinfo ENGLEWOOD — The city is taking a major step that could result in the creation of a 1.7-mile-long park and trail system on an unused rail line in Englewood, a project similar to the The Bloomingdale Trail and “The […]

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Video – Gary Fisher Talks to Fat-bike.com about Fat-bikes!
By Monday, September 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Video – Gary Fisher Talks to Fat-bike.com about Fat-bikes!

by Sven Haamer on September 13, 2014 Source: Fat Bike We caught up with Gary Fisher at Interbike 2014 and he laid his excitement about fat-bikes on us! Don’t miss this one! You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=fatbikedotcom to see all of our upcoming videos.

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Online post recounts how bicyclist hit pedestrian
By Sunday, September 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Online post recounts how bicyclist hit pedestrian

Ellen Huet Published 4:00 am, Friday, April 6, 2012 Source: SFGate A bicyclist who could face vehicular manslaughter charges for plowing into a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro district admitted in an online post that he sped into a crowded crosswalk, prosecutors believe. The post’s author writes of the pedestrian, “I really hope he makes it,” […]

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Cyclist Busted By Cops
By Sunday, September 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Cyclist Busted By Cops

Published on Jul 18, 2013 FINAL UPDATE: This route is now open to cyclists! http://youtu.be/C3KlhgQDXyo —————————————-­—————————- Update: Even with this announcement http://bit.ly/14Jv6kX “On Theobalds Road, Vernon Place and Bloomsbury Way, my Cycling Commissioner has suggested to the highway authority, the London Borough of Camden, a number of short-term measures which could open the westbound contraflow bus lane […]

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On Biking, Why Can’t the U.S. Learn Lessons from Europe?
By Saturday, September 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

On Biking, Why Can’t the U.S. Learn Lessons from Europe?

by Elisabeth Rosenthal POSTED ON 14 JUL 2011 Source: Yale Building bike paths alone will not get people out of their cars in the U.S. and onto bicycles. To create a thriving bike culture in America’s cities, people must begin to view bicycling as Europeans do — not just as a way of exercising, but […]

Sidewalk Riding On Michigan Avenue
By Friday, September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Sidewalk Riding On Michigan Avenue

Background Reading ‘Walk your bike on the sidewalk’ sting operation…I got a ticket as did others (ChainLink) Summary So it turns out that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) initiated a ‘crackdown‘ on the scofflaw cyclists who choose to ride down Michigan Avenue (one of the busiest in the city) alongside or perhaps right in front of the […]

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FAQ: EVERY BICYCLIST COUNTS
By Friday, September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

FAQ: EVERY BICYCLIST COUNTS

by Andy Clarke June 4, 2014 Source: LAB EBC_report_final (PDF) Our Every Bicyclists Counts report has generated quite a lot of discussion since its release last month, which is good. That’s why we do these things! We’ve heard everything from heartfelt “thanks” for digging into a genuinely difficult topic to the despairing “what am I supposed to teach […]

Divvy data determines station needs
By Friday, September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Divvy data determines station needs

By Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz RedEye 7:42 p.m. CDT, September 1, 2014 Source: RedEye To determine which Divvy stations need more bikes and which ones need more parking spots, officials with Chicago’s bike-sharing program examine historical and real-time data. Divvy divides the day into specific time periods—morning, midday, evening and late evening—and studies usage at each […]

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Portland bike infrastructure: The good, the bad, and the ugly
By Friday, September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Portland bike infrastructure: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Summary Another WordPress® blogger whose work you should celebrate! The site is located here: http://goo.gl/mDxiiI She is doing things right. Poking around and examining the infrastructure in the areas she visits. Take her article for a spin. You will not be disappointed. But most of all drop her a reply to let her know how […]

Set up Google Sync with your iOS device
By Thursday, September 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Set up Google Sync with your iOS device

Source: Google Apps Help Follow the steps below to set up Google Sync on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Requirements and Backing Up Data Perform a sync with iTunes to ensure that Contacts and Calendars from your iOS device are backed up to your computer. Learn more. Check your Safari cookies settings to see if […]

These Cardboard Cargo Carriers Fold Together In Seconds, So Cyclists Can Carry Groceries
By Thursday, September 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

These Cardboard Cargo Carriers Fold Together In Seconds, So Cyclists Can Carry Groceries

Running errands usually requires planning ahead with the right gear. The genius of these sturdy panniers is that you could pick them up at the store.

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The Glass Ceiling Of Respect
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The Glass Ceiling Of Respect

Background Reading ‘Walk your bike on the sidewalk’ sting operation…I got a ticket as did others (ChainLink) Summary ChainLinkers are nothing if not melodramatic. They recently got their knickers in a twist when the police started handing out tickets to them for riding on the sidewalk along Michigan Avenue. And of course the first things out […]

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I Am Finding Sympathy Difficult To Muster
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

I Am Finding Sympathy Difficult To Muster

Background Reading So That Others May Keep Their Hands Clean… (BeezodogsPlace) Summary So after the recent kerfuffle here on the ChainLink Forum in which Vilda got to call Michelle a ‘retard‘ to the resounding rebuke of neither Jenn or Steve Weeks, let me ask this question, ‘Where you the two of you when that was going […]

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Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks

Submitted by Rburke on Mon, 09/08/2014 – 2:34pm Source: ActiveTrans Chicagoland has much work to do when it comes to compliance with the Must Stop for Pedestrians law, which requires people driving to stop whenever a pedestrian has entered a crosswalk. According to a recent survey we performed, drivers stopped only 18 percent of the time […]

Let The ChainLink and Active Transportation Alliance Hear Your Voice!
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Let The ChainLink and Active Transportation Alliance Hear Your Voice!

Background Reading (Cyclist Kills Pedestrian) Lake Arlington trail safety will be looked at, officials say (BeezodogsPlace) Think Michigan Avenue Sidewalk… (BeezodogsPlace) ChainLink : Why Not Bikes On Sidewalks? (BeezodogsPlace) Summary ‘Walk your bike on the sidewalk’ sting operation…I got a ticket as did others (ChainLink) On a local bicycling forum (Chicago ChainLink Forum) cyclists whine about getting tickets for […]

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Ever Hear of Battle Mountain? Now You Have!
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Ever Hear of Battle Mountain? Now You Have!

Background Reading BM2014: Tues Show and Shine | Biking in a Big City (PDF) Summary Biking In A Big City (WordPress) WHPSC Home – The Recumbent Bicycle and Human … (OnLine) IHPVA blog (OnLine) HPV Racing – BentRider Online Forums (OnLine)

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The Hippie Daredevils Who Were Just Crazy Enough to Invent Mountain Biking
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The Hippie Daredevils Who Were Just Crazy Enough to Invent Mountain Biking

By Ben Marks — September 9th, 2014 Source: Collector’s Weekly PDF: The Hippie Daredevils Who Were Just Crazy Enough to Invent Mountain Biking | Collectors Weekly On October 21, 1976, a small group of cyclists and a dog named Junior gathered on Carson Ridge, which rises just west of Fairfax, California. It was mid-morning and […]

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Cyclist vs. Pedestrian Collisions (UK)
By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Cyclist vs. Pedestrian Collisions (UK)

Background Reading pedestriansbrf (PDF) Summary THIS BRIEFING COVERS Headline messages; CTC’s view Key facts and arguments: cycling and the risk to pedestrians; red light jumping and cycling on the pavement (footway); sharing space Footnotes and references HEADLINE MESSAGES Cyclists are perfectly able to mix harmoniously with pedestrians and, contrary to popular belief, are not a major […]

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