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7 Chamois Mistakes That Ruin Rides

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2 mentions1 day ago
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Envisioning NYC’s Next Streets Revolution

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4 mentions2 days ago
About 12 years ago, a coalition of advocates under the banner of the New York City Streets Renaissance set out to transform city transportation policy away from the car-oriented status ...

Biking to work linked to reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, and early death

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3 mentions11 hours ago
Harvard Medical School (HMS) has a bicycle-friendly campus. Faculty, staff, and students who commute by bike can park their wheels in secured cages, wash off road grime in showers, buy ...

Systematic Safety: The Principles Behind Vision Zero.

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4 mentions18 hours ago
Find out why Loading... The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please ...

​Austin Man Shoots at Cyclist to 'Blow Off Steam'

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2 mentions2 days ago
RELATED: Watch How This Cyclist Responds to Being Shot While Riding Solis-Mata was rushed to the hospital, where he was treated for "unknown injury to his back, shoulder, and head ...

Experts: Vision Zero saves lives but more needs to be done

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2 mentions2 days ago
DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said traffic fatalities on the street of the city have fallen 22 percent, bucking the national trend of increased traffic fatalities. Let's talk actual lives. For ...

Cyclist Claims NYPD Gave Him Disorderly Conduct Ticket After Almost Running Him Over

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2 mentions3 days ago
A Brooklyn cyclist claims NYPD officers gave him a disorderly conduct ticket after nearly running him off the road earlier this year. Bert Spaan, 34, told Gothamist that he was ...

Irate commuters threaten a lawsuit over narrowed streets in Playa del Rey

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2 mentions2 days ago
South Bay commuters looking to avoid the 405 Freeway have long taken an alternate route through Playa del Rey, passing the coastline and the Ballona Wetlands to reach Santa Monica.

Mavic drops in new neutral service bikes for Tour de France

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2 mentions2 days ago
The indelible image of Chris Froome running up Mont Ventoux at the 2016 Tour de France has inspired changes for the 2017 race. Mavic’s fleet of neutral support bikes will ...

S H I F T to bikes!

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2 mentions3 days ago
Schedule: 10:00am: Meet at the gazebo at Peninsula Park for introductions. The gazebo is directly north of the fountain in the middle of all the roses, and up the stairs.

Wallets on Wheels: Cycle Tourism is Great for the Economy

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2 mentions2 days ago
Studies have been proving for years that bicyclists are good for business. Cycling customers are more likely to linger, make spur-of-the-moment decisions and purchases, and overall spend more money at ...

A bicycle rider has been hit and critically injured on SE 122nd north of Division

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2 mentions4 days ago
Portland Police are responding to a serious injury collision that happened at the 2300 block of SE 122nd Avenue tonight. The collision was between someone driving a car and a ...

This Dutch Superhighway Was Built Strictly for Bikes

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3 mentions3 days ago
Imagine a world where a safe, usable bike route between neighboring towns isn’t good enough because there are stoplights interrupting it. That world is the Netherlands, where such “inadequacies” are ...

​The One Thing You Need to Do Protect Yourself From Ticks

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2 mentions3 days ago
Never do these five things before a ride: “Ticks may crawl around [generally up from your lower extremities] for an hour before inserting their barbed mouthpart and secreting the cement ...

Hey Commuters: Take the Money and Walk

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2 mentions10 hours ago
Does your employer offer free parking to you and your coworkers? If so, it’s probably not billed as a fringe benefit, at least not in the same category as medical ...

Because of an Earlier Incident,

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2 mentions2 days ago
Advertisement N.Y. / RegionOne of the great villains of life in New York is Earlier Incident.For instance, by midday Thursday, this nefarious ghost was behind delays on the — deep ...

Inside Our Cars Is the Real America

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2 mentions3 days ago
Last November, the United States elected a president who promised to “Make America Great Again™” with a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan that has yet to take any sort of ...

NYPD Absence at Meeting To Discuss Cyclist Deaths 'Insulting,' Board Says

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2 mentions3 days ago
View Full Caption CHELSEA — The NYPD chose not to send representatives to a meeting focused on bike safety in the neighborhood — a decision local leaders called “insulting” in ...

The Science Is Clear: More Highways Equals More Traffic. Why Are DOTs Still Ignoring It?

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4 mentions4 days ago
Numerous studies have documented the phenomenon known as induced demand in transportation: Basically, if you build highway lanes, more drivers will come. And yet, transportation agencies rarely account for this ...

​The Place for E-Bikes

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2 mentions4 days ago
This is dictated by state transportation law and varies state to state. People for Bikes, in partnership with the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association, has worked to get so-called “model legislation” ...

Opinion

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2 mentions2 days ago
So imagine my horror at discovering that the United States is more calcified by class than Britain, especially toward the top. The big difference is that most of the people ...

The Car Was Repossessed, but the Debt Remains

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2 mentions2 days ago
More than a decade after Yvette Harris’s 1997 Mitsubishi was repossessed, she is still paying off her car loan. She has no choice. Her auto lender took her to court ...

In New York City, Bike Share Is Faster Than Cabs When It Matters

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3 mentions5 days ago
Experienced cyclists know that short jaunts are often more quickly accomplished by pedal power than horsepower—especially in ultra dense, ultra congested New York City. But as the Big Apple strives ...

Transportation in Seoul shows how far behind America really is

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2 mentions9 hours ago
South Koreans have truly mastered the commute. Simply put, a typical Seoul subway station is equipped with amenities and an attention to detail unknown to most American cities. That's despite ...

For this Citi Bike mechanic, the shop is not a man's world anymore

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2 mentions4 days ago
Growing up on the Lower East Side, Lisa Rodriguez rode bicycles handed down from her five older siblings, which she was allowed to pedal only between Avenue C and the ...

Spotify

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3 mentions3 days ago
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Shop

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2 mentions4 days ago
Welcome to the ARTCRANK® Poster Shop: 30 handmade, bike-inspired posters by independent artists. 30 prints of each. Available exclusively here for 30 days or until they sell out — whichever ...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Transportation Vision: Add a Million People While Cutting Traffic By 3 Million Miles Each Day

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2 mentions4 days ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s transport strategy for the next 25 years lays out a vision for how his city, expected to add 1.5 million people by 2041 on top of ...

NYC Drivers Injured 1,250 Pedestrians and Cyclists in May, and Killed Seven

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3 mentions6 days ago
Ten people died in New York City traffic in May, and 4,888 were injured, according to City Hall’s Vision Zero View crash data map. City Hall reported 46 pedestrians and ...

London mayor considers pay-per-mile road pricing and ban on new parking

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2 mentions5 days ago
London is to consider pay-per-mile road pricing and banning car parking in new developments under plans to cut 3m car journeys a day in the capital. A transport strategy to ...

On a Dutch Cycling High

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2 mentions19 hours ago
“Everyone is on a Dutch cycling high after VeloCity 2017” tweeted Australian cyclist/journalist Michael O’Reilly yesterday. If you could see my Twitter Timeline you would understand he hit the nail ...

Tour de France 2016: Preview

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2 mentions2 days ago
Chris Froome will be looking to make history and win his third Tour de France – a win that would put him level with Greg LeMond – but no rider ...

Why Looking at Crash Stats Alone Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story About Pedestrian Safety

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2 mentions5 days ago
Some intersections are riskier to cross than others, but looking at the number of pedestrian injuries alone doesn’t tell the whole story. A new study from Minneapolis combines crash data ...

Bike-sharing boom travels from China to rest of the world

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2 mentions1 day ago
Beijing: The bike-sharing boom reached Australia last week, as rows of 'free' yellow bicycles appeared on Melbourne's streets. Sydney is next, with hundreds of red bikes due in July. Singapore's ...

Fix-a-Flat Day

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2 mentions6 days ago
There’s nothing more deflating than making plans for a bike ride and getting everything together, only to discover that one of your tires is flat (get it, deflating?). It can ...

InspiroBot

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2 mentions7 hours ago
I am an artificial intelligence dedicated to generating unlimited amounts of unique inspirational quotes for endless enrichment of pointless human existence.

Police Statements on First Citi Bike Death May Falsely Fault Victim, 'Gothamist' Alleges

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3 mentions7 days ago
Gothamist has not released the footage publicly, out of respect to Hanegby's family, but has shared it with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Bicycling has not yet viewed the footage; ...

Can you guess the city from its bike lanes?

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4 mentions3 days ago
Bike Citizens say: Blue lines show “a separate way for the use of cyclists”. They include routes tagged as highway=cycleway (a separate way for the use of cyclists), cycleway=track (separated ...

List: Writing Advice to My Students That Would Also Have Been Good Sex Advice for My High School Boyfriends

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2 mentions3 days ago
Assume your audience is skeptical and easily bored. Avoid making bold assertions you’re unprepared to back up. It’s generally better to delve deeply into one or two areas than to ...

Why Brandon McNulty chose to race in the U.S., not Europe

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2 mentions6 days ago
After Brandon McNulty won the junior world time trial championships this past September in Qatar, Europe came calling. Major WorldTour teams reached out to him, offering cash contracts and one-way ...

Cities Can’t Afford ‘Rogue’ Bike Shares

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3 mentions6 days ago
When Paris joined forces with JCDecaux to launch the first modern bike-share system in 2007, it created a model for bike sharing around the world. A decade later, cities and ...

The Complete Guide to Safe Cycling in the City

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4 mentions4 days ago
Biking in the city can make you feel like being a kid again: It lets you explore, hang out with your friends, and turn workaday chores like commuting into adventures.

Exploring the social-psychological roots of roadway interactions

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2 mentions3 days ago
Psychology teaches us that implicit biases—attitudes we hold on a level below consciousness, and may not even be aware of—can have a heavy influence on split-second decisions. In a fast-paced ...

Dad hears daughter's heart beat inside 21-year-old's chest on Father's Day

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2 mentions3 days ago
It had been five months since Bill Conner suddenly lost his 20-year-old daughter, Abbey, and he felt like he had to do something to honor her short life. So, on ...

Pedal-ins and car burials: what happened to America's forgotten 1970s cycle boom?

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4 mentions5 days ago
“The bicycle’s biggest wave of popularity in its 154-year history,” gushed Time magazine in 1970 at the start of America’s five-year love affair with the bike. “Some 64 million fellow ...

If you build it, they will ride: pop-up bike lanes prove that demand exists

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3 mentions4 days ago
Photos courtesy of NewTown Macon Last September, the town of Macon, Georgia installed a network of temporary bike lanes. In the two weeks that the lanes were up, bike traffic ...

Lyft’s New Shuttle Service Is More Convenient Than Lyft Line

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2 mentions7 days ago
Lyft has recently rolled out a “shuttle” service that is in beta in San Francisco and Chicago. Since I live in San Francisco, I was able to give this service ...

Leftie Cities Say They Want to Fight Climate Change, but Won’t Take the Most Obvious Step to Do It

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8 mentions5 days ago
On June 1, the U.S. Climate Mayors—a network of more than 300 city leaders, including the mayors of the country’s five largest cities—published a commitment to “adopt, honor, and uphold ...

Now Hiring: LOCUS Massachusetts Outreach Organizer

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2 mentions3 days ago
LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors is seeking a talented and motivated individual to organize smart growth real estate developers in Massachusetts. In 2011, LOCUS undertook a major regional ...

NEW YORK 1911

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2 mentions1 week ago
This documentary travelogue of New York City was made by a team of cameramen with the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern, who were sent around the world to make pictures of ...
 

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