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New 'Bike To The Eclipse' website offers routes, tips and inspiration

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2 mentions2 days ago
We’re just one week out from the total solar eclipse and many people are freaking out about potential traffic jams. If you believe the Oregon Department of Transportation and local ...

Cars, bicycles and the fatal myth of equal reciprocity

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Any public conversation about on-road cycling in Australia seems to have only one metaphor for the relationship between drivers and cyclists: equal reciprocity. An utterance like “Drivers must respect cyclists’ ...

The next van attack could be right here, so fortify N.Y. squares

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3 mentions2 days ago
From neo-Nazis to radical Islamists, cars, vans and trucks have become the weapon of choice for terrorists across the extremist spectrum. Right now, details are still unfolding in Barcelona, where ...

Portland-based Chris King ceases production of Cielo frames

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2 mentions3 days ago
If you were waiting to order a Cielo, it’s too late. Portland-based Chris King Precision Components (CKPC) announced yesterday that they’ve ceased production of all Cielo frames, forks and stems ...

Samuel Sanchez positive for hGH-stimulating peptide

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3 mentions2 days ago
Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez has tested positive for banned substance GHRP-2, a synthetic peptide that causes the release of growth hormone within the body, the UCI announced Thursday. Sanchez, 39,

How Cyclists Can Get Police to Take On-Bike Video Footage Seriously

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3 mentions2 days ago
Still, many attorneys and cycling experts do recommend riding with video cameras. Colorado attorney Megan Hottman rides with a Cycliq Fly 6 rear-facing camera and light on every ride. “Watching ...

3 Cycling Rules of the Road Police Officers Often Get Wrong

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2 mentions4 days ago
RELATED: Should You Stop for a Red Light or Stop Sign? 2. Where You Must Ride While the law often requires cyclists to ride as close to the right as ...

Cyclist Says Driver Hit Him In Fit Of Road Rage, But NYPD Wouldn't Take His Statement

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A Manhattan cyclist claims an NYPD officer refused to take his statement after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver early Monday morning. Then, after leaving the hospital and heading ...

Wider bike shoes, Sim Works, 3-D printed titanium, and more at Oregon Handmade Bike Show

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2 mentions4 days ago
The Oregon Handmade Bike Show celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend. I was fortunate enough to be there on Saturday to meet a few of the exhibitors and see ...

12 bike maintenance misconceptions that could cost you time and money

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2 mentions2 days ago
Here's a list of common maintenance misconceptions that I see and hear riders — and some mechanics — repeating all the time. While none of these are a cycle crime ...

Ferda Girls (HUMBLE. Parody)

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3 mentions2 days ago
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Where the Vuelta will be won: Spanish grand tour on a slow boil

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2 mentions3 days ago
NIMES, France (VN) — It might start in France, and end in Madrid, but the Vuelta a España always has been, and certainly will be this year, about the mountains.

Mansplaining the city

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5 mentions4 days ago
“I know that it’s people like me that started this shit show,” wrote tech worker Chris Tacy in a 2013 essay. “I was part of the gentrification that started the ...

Speeding Plays an Even Bigger Role in Traffic Deaths Than We Thought, Say Feds

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The National Transportation Safety Board wants governments to crack down on speeding, which claims as many traffic deaths as drunk driving. But the hard question is: How? A new study ...

Diagnosis: What caused this racer's crippling fatigue?

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2 mentions3 days ago
Editor’s Note: “Diagnosis” is a new monthly column found in the print issue ofVeloNews. It is a collaboration between the editors of VeloNews and the University of Colorado Sports Medicine ...

The Capital Bikeshare app has arrived

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3 mentions3 days ago
A bike is now just a tap away. The new Capital Bikeshare app, available for iOS and Android users, connects riders to the growing bike system in real time. It ...

Hymn: A New Poem by Sherman Alexie

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Why do we measure people's capacity To love by how well they love their progeny? That kind of love is easy. Encoded. Any lion can be devoted To its cubs.

Sitting in with Barry Wicks

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2 mentions2 days ago
A decade ago, Barry Wicks competed at the pinnacle of American off-road racing. Every summer he chased points at mountain bike World Cup events and in the National Mountain Bike ...

Citi Bike opens new flagship facility in Gowanus

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2 mentions4 days ago
With Citi Bike stations seemingly appearing on a new corner every week, and with 10,000 blue bikes already on the streets, it is no secret that the bike sharing service ...

Specialized Has A Plan To Use Bicycling To Help Manage ADHD In Schools

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5 mentions3 days ago
Mike Sinyard found a way to conquer his ADHD. Then he built a multi-million dollar company around it. As the legend goes, Sinyard, the founder and chairman of Specialized Bicycle ...

Meet Laura Crawford: U.S. Bicycle Route System Coordinator

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3 mentions4 days ago
Adventure Cycling is excited to announce that we’ve hired Laura Crawford to coordinate the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS). You might already know Laura from The Path Less Pedaled, a ...

The Trump Administration Removed the White House's Bikeshare Station

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4 mentions3 days ago
As Capital Bikeshare grew bigger and more widespread over the past seven years, there was always one station the vast majority of users could never access: a nine-slot dock inside ...

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

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Mr. Bannon’s many critics bore down after the violence in Charlottesville. Outraged over Mr. Trump’s insistence that “both sides” were to blame for the violence that erupted at a white ...

What Bike Planners Are Missing When They Design Projects in Black and Latino Neighborhoods

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4 mentions2 days ago
If your local police force has a reputation for harassing people who look like you, and your neighborhood gets a new bike lane, would that infrastructure be enough to make ...

Oboi Reed: Active Trans Should Rethink Its Vision Zero Summit to Make It More Inclusive

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2 mentions5 days ago
On Monday the Active Transportation Alliance announced that they’ll be presenting the Vision Zero Chicago Summit on Wednesday, September 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at Kent College of Law,

Trump’s ‘Great National Infrastructure Program’? Stalled

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The collapse of his “The president would have been better off beginning his agenda with a major infrastructure package,” said Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, who has been working ...

Mountain Biker Killed by Lightning Strike on Trail Southwest of Telluride, Colorado

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2 mentions5 days ago
San Miguel County Coroner Emil Sante told the Telluride Daily Planet that his girlfriend reported that "there was a loud crack nearby, and that she and Huisjen talked about the ...

These State Lawmakers Indulged the Violent Fantasy of Ramming Protesters With a Car

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5 mentions15 hours ago
After the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Americans have now seen homegrown terrorists adopt the tactics of ISIS. James Fields, 21, drove his car into a ...

In Charlottesville, the Local Jewish Community Presses On

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3 mentions4 days ago
By Alan Zimmerman , 8/14/2017 At Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville, VA, we are deeply grateful for the support and prayers of the broader Reform Jewish community. Our thoughts and ...

​5 Ways You're Wrecking Your Drivetrain

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2 mentions6 days ago
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How Transportation Costs Change the Meaning of Affordable Housing

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2 mentions3 days ago
I’ve long been dissatisfied with commonly used measures of describing housing affordability. There are lots of reasons to believe that a single, fixed percentage of income standard does a poor ...

Cycling logos quiz: are you a master of motifs?

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3 mentions5 days ago
How many cycling and bike brands can you identify from their logos alone? Last week's Pro Bike Quiz went down a storm, so this week we're testing your bike brand ...

[Readings]

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3 mentions4 days ago
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7 Reasons Why Aging Riders Need Better Transit

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2 mentions4 days ago
Transit agencies, take note: For the growing number of Americans over 65, mobility can’t wait. Protected streets, denser neighborhoods, and accessible medical care make urban life safer and healthier for ...

Mandatory Helmet Laws

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3 mentions5 days ago
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Carl Icahn’s Failed Raid on Washington

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One day in August, 2016, the financier Carl Icahn made an urgent phone call to the Environmental Protection Agency. Icahn is one of the richest men on Wall Street, and ...

If You Think Distracted Walking Is Dangerous, Ask Yourself What Happens When Two Pedestrians Collide

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2 mentions3 days ago
Pedestrian deaths are up 22 percent over 2014 levels according to a new report prepared for the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. The report’s author concluded that increased use of smartphones ...

Setting sail for Gravel Worlds 2017 with Alison Tetrick

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2 mentions3 days ago
Can you hear it? The distant calling of a familiar tune. Yo, ho, yo, ho… Don’t you feel the urge to soak in the warm winds of exploration and adjust ...

Grand tour calculus: Stage wins vs. GC standings

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2 mentions5 days ago
Pierre Rolland had plenty of time to celebrate before reaching the finish line. The 30-year-old Frenchman poured everything into a do-or-die attack with seven kilometers to go in stage 17 ...

Trump Gives White Supremacists an Unequivocal Boost

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2 mentions4 days ago
“Neo-Nazis, Klansmen and white supremacists came to Charlottesville heavily armed, spewing hatred and looking for a fight,” Mr. McAuliffe said. “One of them murdered a young woman in an act ...

The Woman Who Led a Highway Revolt in Dallas

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3 mentions5 days ago
Stopping a highway project is never easy. Plenty of vested interests stand to make a lot of money from planning, building, and financing the road. Once public officials decide they ...

Steady stream of improvements will turn the Pacoima Wash into a park-like space

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2 mentions5 days ago
Like the Los Angeles River, which cuts through the southern and western parts of the San Fernando Valley, the Pacoima Wash is a concrete flood channel that locals are trying ...

Branding Matters In Local Government, And Atlanta Is Leading The Way

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2 mentions1 day ago
You’ve definitely seen Public Notice signs slapped up around your city or town, but you’d be forgiven if you’ve never really looked at them. Often found taped to signposts or ...

Public Works Funding Falls as Infrastructure Deteriorates

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2 mentions4 days ago
The deterioration of the nation’s infrastructure has raised widespread concerns about safety, quality of life and the impact on economic growth. Politicians in both parties have declared the issue a ...

Cycling to work: major new study suggests health benefits are staggering

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9 mentions3 days ago
Research has consistently shown that people who are less physically active are both more likely to develop health problems like heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and to die younger.

Cap & Ride

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2 mentions4 days ago
Portland’s transit system has become the first in the US to adopt a fare payment policy designed to end the problem of people who can afford the least paying the ...

Pershing the Thought

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2 mentions2 days ago
Claim:U.S. General John J. Pershing effectively discouraged Muslim terrorists in the Philippines by killing them and burying their bodies along with those of pigs. LEGEND Example:[Collected on the Internet, 2001] ...

The Vuelta a España will take on an incredibly steep 31% climb and these photos show just how tough it is

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2 mentions1 day ago
Most years the organisers of the Vuelta a España surprise us with some brutally tough new climb, but for 2017 they look to have outdone themselves with the Alto de ...

​Watch Rachel Atherton's World Cup Save of the Year

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3 mentions1 week ago
Just over three minutes into her final run, Atherton shimmied over a rock drop, through a hairpin, and over another drop-off. It was kind of thing that most of us ...

Cuomo Calls Manhattan Toll Plan ‘Idea Whose Time Has Come’

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4 mentions6 days ago
Mr. Cuomo’s comments come on the heels of a separate plan proposed by Mayor de Blasio to tax the wealthiest New York City residents to create a dedicated fund for ...
 

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