Tag Archives: New York

Connecting with the Northeast in Kentucky

A bicycle ride connects points A and B. A bicycle ride with conversation connects the points between. And beyond. Continue reading

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Say yes to April’s Illinois Bicycle Summit. Say no to stroad

One word provides a world of insight into the ugly side of U.S. surface transportation in the 21st century: stroad. Continue reading

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Bicycle commuters love L.A. And Philly speeders trigger red light.

Interesting report. Who knew 6 percent of all commuters in Gainesville, Florida, arrived by bicycle? Continue reading

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Big wheel, modest income. And bicycling in Oregon adds up

When I worked in retail in the early 1980s, I liked Quality Bicycle Products because they had what my customers wanted, and its catalog was a pleasure to use. Today, Quality is more than a wholesale supplier to bicycle shops: … Continue reading

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Champaign used bike sale benefits Habitat; SunXCD launches

Sell your bicycle during the sale and the 10-percent consignment fee goes to Habitat for Humanity. Great way to make a little money and support Habitat at the same time. Continue reading

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No gas lines for people on bicycles in New York

The most reliable transportation in portions of New York after Sandy is active transportation: walking and bicycling. People are pulling out old bikes and finding others eager to help them get their machines back into service. (Montague) “One of the … Continue reading

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Terning one. Car-free NY streets in Aug. And cranking with grease

Tern Bicycles is one year old. The company expects to build 100,000 folding bicycles by the end of 2012. (Bike Biz) Tern’s largest volume dealer is NYCeWheels, though what that volume might be is a mystery. (Pitch Engine) You’ll probably … Continue reading

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