Saturday, January 10, 2015
Friday, January 9, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Researchers at Yahoo have developed a GPS algorithm that allows users to choose a route
between two points based on beauty rather than the time or distance it takes.
The Shortest Path to Happiness study carried out by Yahoo Labs in collaboration with
the University of Torino in Italy sought to offer "emotionally pleasant" routes using data
from a crowd-sourcing platform.
Rep. Craig Redmon of Canton has introduced a bill requiring all bicyclists and non-motor vehicles such as horse-drawn buggies using Missouri state highways to carry liability insurance.
With bills introduced in each of the past several years to ban bicycling on state highways, and more recently to remove bicycling from a state transportation funding proposal, the idea of an insurance requirement for bicyclists is not sitting well with Missouri bicyclists. Whether intended or not, if this bill passes it will have the effect of restricting Missouri bicyclists' access to the roads and routes they need.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The staff of Grass Skirt has chosen Yay Bikes! as their Community Partner for January! Our Community Partner Day will be January 7th . On this day, Grass Skirt will donate $1 from every drink special sold and 10% of the days food sales to Yay Bikes!. Grass Skirt will also display a donation tin at the bar to highlight them and collect money throughout the month.
Stop over to Grass Skirt Tiki Room all day tomorrow and talk with Catherine from Yay Bikes! Food purchases and drink special support Yay Bikes! mission. #letsride
Posted by Raymond George at 6:28 PM
“I’ve been living without a car in Minneapolis for several years now and it works perfectly for me,” he says. “If I can do it, a lot of other people can too,” even if they rely more on transit and carsharing than year-round biking. “You just have to take the plunge,” he adds. Here’s how Sevy became car-free.
[Keep reading at The Line]
Monday, January 5, 2015
Last week, Moab banned electric bikes from many of the area's most popular trails. And that's the right decision (for now). What's more alarming is the vitriolic reaction to the machines and their riders, making the cycling community sound a lot like the road's worst drivers.
Posted by Raymond George at 8:00 AM