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Bicycling to the friendly skies


Recently, I have wondered how many airports in the United States and elsewhere have bicycle parking available for travelers. One thing is for sure, if you are a traveler who is planning to bike to the airport, I hope you … Continue reading

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Using your noodle for quick bike delivery


Kathy and I enjoyed our dinner Friday night at Noodles & Company in downtown East Lansing. This particular location has always impressed me because it is one that actively employs a fleet of bicycles to deliver meals to customers within a … Continue reading

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Hey, Kohl’s – how about a bike rack?


Rode my new Trek Allant to the local Kohl’s store this morning. I ended up parking and locking it inside the vestibule, as there are no bike racks and not even any signs near the entrance to park my bike … Continue reading

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Five + five reasons why business should provide bicycle parking


The following paraphrased reasons for business to include bicycle parking were first summarized in a pamphlet entitled Bike Parking for Your Business, by the Chicago Department of Transportation in 1998. They are as true, if not more so, today in … 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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