Showing posts from December 13, 2015

Bike Love - PREVIEW REEL from Filmed by Bike

Bike Love - PREVIEW REEL from Filmed by Bike on Vimeo .

Great Allegheny Passage fall foliage (Ohiopyle) with Bike the GAP


TRANS-AMERICA TRAIL @swallowbicycleworks LOVELAND, OH via SeekandEnjoy

The Background The incentive to undertake a transcontinental bicycle ride is different for all of us. For some, it’s a life goal to experience the country from the seat of a bicycle. Others do it for a taste of adventure; to live a simple life for a while, to spend some time in the great outdoors, to welcome the unknown. Regardless of the calling, the simple act of equipping a bicycle with basic essentials and then pedaling it across a continent is something a lot of people take on. Throughout my years working in bike shops, I have had the pleasure of assisting many individuals on this kind of journey. Inspired by their stories, I imagined myself setting out the same way one day to truly experience this place I call home. When most people consider doing a trip like this, the challenge is timing. The time it requires to complete the journey can take anywhere from one month to four months, depending on the route and speed of the rider. This certainly was a big factor for Tom and m

50 mph downhill cycling race in Colorado - Red Bull Road Rage @redbull


A Quick, Clear Explanation for Why Parking Minimums Hurt Cities


The Trail To Kazbegi

The Trail To Kazbegi from Joey Schusler on Vimeo .

Cycling across Outer Mongolia

Cycling across Outer Mongolia from Low Low on Vimeo .

Are roads for cars or kids? My part in the fight to make people-friendly streets @GuardianUS

  A consultation on the Mini Holland proposal to make Enfield town centre bike friendly closes on Friday. Photograph: Cycle Enfield My sister Sally started it when she sent me a video about  Playing Out  – the seminal Bristol project which closes residential roads to traffic so children can play freely – adding: “Shame you couldn’t do this on your street.” Nothing goads like a sibling, and two years later our Palmers Green rat-run was an official  London Play Street . Each month traffic is blocked off for three hours and the children play out with bikes, scooters, balls and chalk. Our girls, aged five and eight when it started, love it. It was a revelation seeing the tarmac used for something other than cars, and we got to know our neighbours in a way that was not possible when we only used the street to park on.  The other revelation was the attitude of those neighbours who hated the idea. They organised a petition against the play street, and quotes from the time include: “Roa