Monthly Archives: July 2014

The modern patriot


Andy Singer hits the nail right on the head again. Driving a gas-guzzler is hardly patriotic, it’s selfish, unhealthy, wasteful, stupid, and unsustainable! Advertisements

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Summer delights – blue waters, ice cream, and bikes


Three of my favorite summer delights in this photo from last evening – the blue waters of a northern lake (Lake Lansing in this case), a cup of ice cream (QD’s caramel cashew in this case), and our two Trek … Continue reading

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The classiest bicycle ever made


There have been many impressive bicycle designs throughout the velo era. Style, charm, artistry, utility, comfort, and form are each factors which determine whether a particular model will capture the buying public’s imagination. To this avid cyclist, the bicycle that captured both … Continue reading

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Tour de oops…on our American roads


This humorous cartoon by Andy Singer aptly highlights the difference many of cyclists face when riding on many of our roadways for either sport or recreation in the United States versus other countries. With the start of the Tour de … Continue reading

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The independence of bicycling!


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Get a Leg Up: The Nation’s First Bicycle Footrest


What a great idea, courtesy of Streetsblog Chicago.  Congratulations to all those in Chicago responsible for setting such a fine example of cutting-edge bicycle planning. Get a Leg Up: Steven and Friends Install the Nation’s First Bicycle Footrest.

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Row, row, row your bike…


I will let these photos from inhabit.com of Judah Schiller and his water bike speak for themselves.

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