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  • Electric Bikes, On A Roll In Europe, Start To Climb In U.S.

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    November 21, 2014 5:01 PM ET SUSANNA CAPELOUTO Source: NPR For Joel Bowman, decades of bike commuting started feeling like hard work. So the 66-year-old Atlanta resident recently switched to an electric bicycle and now when he rides Bowman feels […]

  • Zurich: Where People Are Welcome and Cars Are Not

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    by Clarence Eckerson, Jr. on October 15, 2014 Source: StreetFilms Zurich: Where People Are Welcome and Cars Are Not from STREETFILMS on Vimeo. When it comes to smart transportation options and city planning, Zurich can credibly claim to be the […]

  • Can there ever be too many people cycling?

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    Source: Bicycle Dutch The Dutch have been very good at making cycling the best transport option for many journeys. So good, some argue, that the downsides are now becoming apparent and even annoying. There is a weakness in every strength. […]

  • Shimano CM-1000 Sport Camera

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    BY GREG KAPLAN Source: Bicycling Capture your ride in photos and video with this lightweight, powerful device When Bicycling reviewed action cameras early in 2014, the Shimano Sport Camera CM-1000 had not yet been announced. Soon after, if you saw any of the […]

  • A Historic Ride Through the Adventure Cycling Association

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    A Historic Ride Through the Adventure Cycling Association from America ByCycle on Vimeo. America ByCycle heads to the Adventure Cycling Association headquarters in Missoula, Montana to meet the people behind the maps. There they finally get to weigh their load, […]

  • Tribune study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits

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    By David Kidwell and Alex Richards 19 Dec 2014 – 5:00 AM Source: Chicago Tribune Chicago’s red light cameras fail to deliver the dramatic safety benefits long claimed by City Hall, according to a first-ever scientific study that found the nation’s […]

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A familiar scene on Seattle Streets. Image from Google Street View.A familiar scene on Seattle Streets. Image from Google Street View.

Posted on November 18, 2014 by Tom Fucoloro Source: Seattle Bike Blog Everyone who spends any time walking around Seattle knows what it’s like. You’re walking down the sidewalk when you see the familiar dreaded sign in front of one […]

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November 17, 2014 Dick van Veen, Green Lane Project guest columnist Source: PeopleForBikes Guest contributor Dick van Veen is a Dutch architect and engineer at consultancy company Mobycon. Imagine yourself in a small town enjoying a coffee next to what looks […]

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Background Reading Missed Connection Thread (ChainLink) Summary The ChainLink is vastly improved from its former self. But one trait persists both there and in the psyche of each and every Urban Cyclist alive on the planet: ‘A strong sense of victimhood‘. […]

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A cyclist is pulled over by newly vigilant police in Central Park on Friday, Sept. 19.
Photo: Chad RachmanA cyclist is pulled over by newly vigilant police in Central Park on Friday, Sept. 19. Photo: Chad Rachman

Published on Sep 23, 2014 When I got back, the lady had gone..I wanted testimony. On top of that I discovered my SD card for my helmet cam failed Ultimate Traffic Weaving Cyclist Crashes into Pedestrian Published on Sep 30, […]

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Source: Adventure Cycling Association Missoula, Montana, December 16, 2014 — Adventure Cycling Associationand the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials(AASHTO) today announced that AASHTO’s Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering has approved 1,253 miles of new U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBRs): USBR 1 in […]

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Summary In that even that you subscribe to the notion that cyclists are the ‘victims‘ on the roadway, here is a very healthy dose of reality that might change your mind. Pay special attention to how well we often do […]

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Online Club Membership Management Systems You can find a number of WordPress© plugins that offer help in managing your club website here. Below is the description of one of those plugins. Source: MemberFindMe MemberFindMe is a comprehensive membership management, donor management, […]

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Background Reading Yet another group of kids in High School are being investigated. Where do these kids get the idea that appearing nude in ‘public‘ is OK?: High School Students Face Charges After Suburban Sexting … (OnLine) Sexting scandal rocks Winnetka […]

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This photo by Steven Vance shows the hazards encountered at certain points along the lakefront trail on an average day.This photo by Steven Vance shows the hazards encountered at certain points along the lakefront trail on an average day.

Source: Chicagoist Take the time to see how many people use the lakefront trail at any of its five busiest points and one comes to the conclusion it’s one of the most congested throughways in Chicago. An average of 30,000 people use […]