Tag Archives: alternative transportation

Maintain the paved shoulders too!


As a bicycle commuter and recreational cyclist, one of the more frustrating things about riding is the lack maintenance and care given to paved shoulders along roadways. If these are meant to provide some margin of safety and security for … Continue reading

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Leading USA bicycle commuting cities in 2010


The list provided below is from the 2010 American Community Survey (via wikipedia) and is for cities exceeding 100,000 in population. Congratulations to Eugene, Oregon for taking the top spot. I am rather disappointed not to see Greater Lansing on … Continue reading

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“Racking My Brain”


Below is a terrific post on bike racks originally published on Reader Area Development and reposted here with their permission. Racking My Brain by readerareadevelopment a kid’s view of the importance of bike riding. I remember when I got my first bike, it … Continue reading

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