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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Live the Dream! - Bicycle City is being built (Not to be confused with Spatula City)

Bicycle City is a planned car-free communities project with a mission to create great sustainable places where people can live, work and visit. Parking is it on the edge of the community near your home. 

Warm Up: join us at Bicycle City South Carolina on December 11th for our 'Bike to Bicycle City / Ceremonial Ground Breaking Events Day'. Highlights: bike/hike tours, trail building, food, music & more. RSVPjoe@BicycleCity.com.



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Don't lock your bike, run it up the pole!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Expansion of Bike Lanes in City Brings Backlash - New York Times



Taking the bicycle lane on Ninth Avenue. New York has added 250 miles of bicycle-only lanes in the past four years, but not everyone is pleased.

Over the last four years, the streets of New York City have undergone a transformation: More than 250 miles of traffic lanes dedicated for bicycles have been created, and several laws intended to promote cycling have been passed.


The efforts by the Bloomberg administration have placed the city at the forefront of a national trend to make bicycling viable and safe even in the most urban of settings. Yet over the last year, a backlash has taken hold.


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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Sunday Top of Ohio Ride Report - 11212010

Highlights
Milford Center start
11 riders
Caused a stampede of cattle : ) (See pics)
Lunch in Bellfontaine
Rode over highest point in Ohio
Corkscrew Hill (no mechanicals because people take care of their bikes)

56 miles


Saturday Ride - Cranksgiving Ride Report 11202010

Highlights
14 mile ride to downtown Columbus
Cranksgiving
29 riders
4 stores to pickup $10 of various groceries
15 miles
34 miles total

Bike with engine (doped bike)

M55 E-Bike



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