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A Selection of Cool Bike to Work SPD Shoes

Published on June 1st, 2017 | by

3 months ago by

My reluctance to own as much gear as possible despite being active in a multitude of sports has led to needing a more functional wardrobe. Since I started riding in the city of Long Beach for work and play, I preferred to wear what I was already wearing – sans “costume change”. Currently I bike […]

Coaster Brake Challenge Videopalooza

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by

5 months ago by

If our description of the Coaster Brake Challenge here piqued your interest, have a look at our videos to see what it entails, and join us for the next round! Race One The first race stage was held the second Sunday in January and consisted of 15 laps around a pumptrack hidden somewhere in the […]

The Coaster Brake Challenge — Fun If You Can Survive!

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by

5 months ago by

If you were so inclined as to enter an off-road race series, you may wish to ensure that you have the right bike for it. Perhaps you would want to ensure that your suspension and pivots have been recently serviced, and that your brake pads are in decent shape. Maybe you’d like to remember all […]

Paying Employees To Not Drive In Washington, DC

Published on April 5th, 2017 | by

5 months ago by

Donald Shoup pointed out many years ago that if companies pay the costs of parking for their employees, a common fringe benefit (and an expensive one, at that), those employers are essentially giving “an invitation to drive to work alone.” Shoup continues to explain that it is time to level the playing field and has been promoting a […]

Push Back On Trump’s Transit Disaster

Published on April 5th, 2017 | by

5 months ago by

Day after day, we witness backtracking in our country. Looking at the big picture, after nudging tenaciously year after year, the hurdles some of us thought we had energy to overcome are set up once more like barricades to common sense and dignity. Some of the hurdles that we thought determined environmentally and socially compassionate forces had overcome slip […]

Falco eMotors Launches E-Bike With Fully Integrated Digital Trainer

Published on February 13th, 2017 | by

7 months ago by

Last month, Falco eMotors unveiled a revolutionary e-bike that combines two major bicycling customer segments into a single product with the integration of a digital stationary trainer and a normal e-bike. For those not familiar with a digital stationary training bike, the bike uses ANT+ wireless technology to connect to any of a handful of training apps […]

Car-Free Montreal Getting 3 More Streets In 2017

Published on January 30th, 2017 | by

7 months ago by

Montreal’s car-free network will continue growing in 2017, with 3 more street segments slated to be added to the network this year. To be more specific, the city’s mayor, Denis Coderre, has announced that he’s awarding $1.7 million in an effort to pedestrianize the 3 streets in question. The funds will be awarded over a […]

Bikesharing Saves DC Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars

Published on January 30th, 2017 | by

7 months ago by

In November of 2016, a study explored how much bikesharing impacted congestion. This study — Bicycle infrastructure, and traffic congestion: Evidence from DC’s Capital Bikeshare — found that Capital Bikeshare cut neighborhood traffic congestion by ~4%. Previously, some people had implied that the bicyclists using Capital Bikeshare came for a group of former pedestrians and metro travelers, so didn’t really replace […]