Tag Archives: bike parking

More bike racks than stores – now that’s a story!


It is not often that you can find a shopping center where each and every tenant has a bike rack installed out front for the benefit of their customers and employees – in fact, until Tuesday evening I had never … Continue reading

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Hitting for the “cycle” at the ball park


The following major league baseball teams/stadiums provide bicycle parking and/or valet services at ALL home games. Hopefully, more teams will “hit for the cycle” in the near future and provide similar bicycle parking options for their health and fitness conscious … Continue reading

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Now this is bike parking at the train station!


These photos from the copenhagenize.com website show the double-decker bicycle parking provided both inside and outside the Aarhus, Denmark Central Train Station. Very impressive, my friends!

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A decorative bicycle post


While enjoying a yummy dinner at the Vault Deli in downtown Mason, Michigan Monday evening, I spied this decorative bicycle parking post painted in mason Bulldog blue and red. Although they are one of the chief rivals of my three son’s … Continue reading

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Charting local bicycle parking data


As the number of people bicycle commuting for work purposes, errands, and shopping grows, an increasing number of organizations are adding bicycle parking to their site. In addition, a number of communities are adding bike parking ordinances which require new development … Continue reading

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Provide it and they will come!


Last night, our local cycling advocacy organizations operated a bicycle valet parking area for the Downtown Okemos Celebration. This was the first time bicycle valet parking had been offered at this four-year old event, so it was unclear how many … 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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