Shimano: Sales up, income down. Missouri Safe Routes update

First-half 2011 Shimano sales up 3.3%, but income down. Here’s the distilled report. (Bike Europe)

Speculation that a bicycle boom might follow a baby boom in the U.K. (Bike Biz)

Missouri’s Safe Routes to School program emphasizes rural improvements. (Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation)

In the U.S., politicians like to visit car factories to talk about the economy. In the U.K., they seem to file into the Brompton folding bicycle factory in London. (Bike Biz)

Return to Carmegddon: How a mid-July Los Angeles freeway closure prompted a race between bicycles and an airplane. (Slate)

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