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Garmin Basecamp Tutorials

Garmin Basecamp Tutorials

Summary Garmin Basecamp Tutorials for Mac and PC (Online) Garmin Edge Touring Plus Forum (Garmin) Videos

By Wednesday, April 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Playing the ‘Victim’ Card Again…

Playing the ‘Victim’ Card Again…

Summary ‘Walk your Bike” Signs (ChainLink) The discussion on ‘Walk Your Bike’ signs begins this way: ‘Walk your Bike” Signs Posted by Natalie O on April 22, 2014 at 9:32am I work for the Village of Barrington and currently we are undertaking a bike signage project. A few of our bike routes go through the […]

By Wednesday, April 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Moving the Conversation Beyond Helmets

Moving the Conversation Beyond Helmets

by Mia Kohout, Tania Lo September 14, 2012 Source: Momentum Mag Wear a helmet, don’t wear a helmet; you choose. We just want you to ride. It’s probably no surprise to our regular readers that by and large, the most contentious issue you write to us about is helmets. Helmet feedback floods our inbox, Facebook […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What You Need To Know About The ‘CleverHood’

What You Need To Know About The ‘CleverHood’

Summary Source: Cleverhood

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Making Cycling Better, One Helmet At A Time…

Making Cycling Better, One Helmet At A Time…

Summary Sometimes you have to marvel at the simplicity of the “Direct Approach“. Conventional wisdom always defers to the notion of the Grand Gesture. It is for that reason that many activists come to the Urban Cycling Movement with stars in their eyes. They speak disdainfully of folks dressed in Lycra and will tell anyone […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Missed Opportunities On The Way To The ChainLink Forum

Missed Opportunities On The Way To The ChainLink Forum

Summary Reading the Chicago ChainLink Forum often has the same effect on me as hearing on the radio that some very bright young person has been caught hacking a computer network and wreaking havoc. This is because it strikes me as awesome that the Good Lord makes us so very capable of intricate things and […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Bicycle Design Archeology – Top Ten Details We Want Back

Bicycle Design Archeology – Top Ten Details We Want Back

21 MARCH 2014 Source: Copenhagenize Copenhagenize’s Top Ten Bicycle Design Details That We Want Back There is an ocean of fantastic and practical design details from over a century of mainstream bicycle culture. However, many things that used to be completely normal and often standard on bicycles have disappeared off the radar. The reason for […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Citi Bike’s Winter of Discontent

Citi Bike’s Winter of Discontent

Friday, March 21, 2014 – 04:35 PM WNYC By KATE HINDS Source: TransportationNation Financial problems plague the country’s largest bike share system — despite its popularity Thousands of New Yorkers ride Citi Bikes every day. But even though the bike share program acts as an extension of the city’s public transportation system, it gets no […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Video lets you go behind the bars for a zippy e-bike commute

Video lets you go behind the bars for a zippy e-bike commute

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on March 21st, 2014 at 3:10 pm Source: BikePortland Every day, rain or shine, Paul Turner blasts through his 19-mile commute from his home on the Sandy River in Troutdale to his office on Marquam Hill in southwest Portland. Aboard his electric-assisted bike, the journey takes him about an hour […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Perhaps The Alderman Is Right, ‘Urban Cyclists’ Really Do Need Training

Perhaps The Alderman Is Right, ‘Urban Cyclists’ Really Do Need Training

Summary This is a terrific quiz. http://bikesafetyquiz.com/ My thanks to the LIB. I did very well and many thanks to T who for some years did a great job of teaching ride leaders. P The email above crossed by desktop today. I was quite happy to see it! I have long been a staunch advocate […]

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
‘Chicagoland’ is about class disparity — and a lot more

‘Chicagoland’ is about class disparity — and a lot more

By: Craig J. Harris March 21, 2014 Source: Crain’s Chicago Business I’m thankful for Crain’s Columnist Greg Hinz’s insight and wisdom on the CNN series “Chicagoland.” It was refreshing to see someone who can see beyond the hype of the production and really get the gist of what we were trying to do. I have the unique perspective […]

By Monday, April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
It’s time to merge metro Chicago’s transit agencies

It’s time to merge metro Chicago’s transit agencies

Joe Cahill March 21, 2014 Source: Crain’s Chicago Business Outgoing Regional Transportation Authority Chairman John Gates may be correct when he predicts the latest recommendation to combine Chicago-area transit systems into a single agency will go nowhere in Springfield. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. On the contrary, it’s an essential step toward creating a transit […]

By Monday, April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Review: Garmin Edge Touring

Review: Garmin Edge Touring

By: Tim Wiggins Source: The Wiggle Blog The new Garmin Edge Touring is a GPS bike computer designed for guiding you on interesting new routes, whether that be from A to B, or exploring a new circular loop in an unknown location… The Garmin Edge 810 has been classified by many to be the ultimate GPS computer; […]

By Monday, April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Garmin Edge Touring Courses

Garmin Edge Touring Courses

BY VELOGPS JANUARY 11, 2014 Source: VeloGPS Reference: Ride With GPS Turn by Turn Directions for pre-set courses on the Garmin Edge Touring. Whilst the Garmin Edge Touring offers numerous options for planning a ride it’s fair to say that most users, at some stage, will want to upload a pre-set course. By selecting a pre-set course […]

By Monday, April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Garmin Edge Touring Course Navigation (Parts 1 and 2)

Garmin Edge Touring Course Navigation (Parts 1 and 2)

Published on Feb 3, 2014 VELOGPS explore the Course Navigation feature on the Garmin Edge Touring (Best viewed in full HD). Published on Mar 31, 2014 WWW.VELOGPS.COM explore the Course Navigation feature on the Garmin Edge Touring (best viewed in HD large screen). Published on Dec 13, 2013 http://www.westernbikeworks.com/produ… Take your adventures to the Edge. […]

By Sunday, April 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Herrick Lake – Danada Farms – Easter Sunday Toodle 2014

Herrick Lake – Danada Farms – Easter Sunday Toodle 2014

Summary Easter Sunday breakfast was at Egg Harbor Cafe. We arrived just after 9 AM and found a table where we could dine al fresco. Lots of folks had the same idea and in fact a few pooches were there enjoying a spring repast. In fact on Saturday morning one of them was actually sitting […]

By Sunday, April 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Time To Stare Them Down

Time To Stare Them Down

You are going to be asked how you can improve one of the various cycling forums that you belong to in a survey. The single most important thing you can do is call for an end to Cyberbullying. If you are convinced that Bicycling is a good thing for everyone then find effective ways to […]

By Sunday, April 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

by LINDA POON April 19, 2014 7:03 AM ET Source: NPR What doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger, right? Well, not when it comes to bullying. Some may still consider bullying a harmless part of growing up, but mounting evidence suggests that the adverse effects of being bullied aren’t something kids can just shake […]

By Saturday, April 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
In Search of a Better Bicycling GPS Unit

In Search of a Better Bicycling GPS Unit

Background Reading  Edge Tour Plus | Garmin Summary So it was off to REI to try and find an upgrade for my Garmin Edge 605. Turns out that there is a new unit that is about the same dimensions but has a touch screen and some really neat new features that make either Club-level Ride […]

By Saturday, April 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
This bike glows in the dark when headlights hit it

This bike glows in the dark when headlights hit it

By Holly Richmond 19 Mar 2014 9:40 AM Source: Grist Aside from stringing your bike and entire body in flashing holiday lights, it’s hard to find an elegant solution to the cyclist night visibility problem. Enter Mission Bicycle Company’s new bike, the Lumen. The cycle, which comes in eight-speed or single-speed, is a normal charcoal […]

By Saturday, April 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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