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I Got Lost in the Woods of Santa Cruz

Published on October 10th, 2016 | by

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As far as birthdays go, I believe this last weekend was by far the most therapeutic (mentally that is). My experience was one which made me realize why we get into such a thing as mountain biking in the first place. It wasn’t just a fun ride, the abundance of natural beauty in the Santa […]

Denver: Include Affordable Housing If You Want To Build Higher

Published on October 6th, 2016 | by

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Denver City Council has shown some heart and is conscientiously planning redevelopment within underdeveloped areas of the city. Incentives toward development all too often exclude those most in need, but Denver City Council voted to require affordable housing if developers want to build higher. Along with density and walkability, Denver rightfully wants some affordable housing with […]

This is My Mountain Bike

Published on October 5th, 2016 | by

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As a new contributor to Bikocity, I will be focusing on a return to the simpler days of mountain biking. Lately mountain bikes have become as expensive as motorcycles. They come loaded with all manner of technological advances most riders may not need. The backlash to this is a growing trend toward a return to […]

Parody Of Transit Service Alerts — Amusing Excuse Generator

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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A parody of MBTA transit updates (service alerts) is an amusing Excuse Generator that wants you to lighten up if you’re delayed in Boston. Most of us don’t like interruptions to our work or play. If interrupted, we must adjust our attitude. Stay flexible. Stay peaceful. Maybe laugh. It may not get you where you want […]

Public Transit Saves Lives … A Lot of Lives

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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How long since you passed a sad traffic accident? Consider this: A person is 10 times safer taking public transportation for a commute than driving. You are 90% safer if you take public transportation (for commutes). The finding comes from a new study by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). The study, The Hidden Traffic Safety Solution: […]

$200 Billion In Funding For Public Transportation

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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Via CleanTechnica. $200 billion in funding for public transportation could make a big difference in the air everyone breathes. It could make a difference in the day-to-day mobility of many travelers. As US elections near, there is a definite tone within the US political system. This election cycle grasps for our vote. I think about all the money spent […]

Zagster & Zipbike A New Vehicle-Sharing Venture Not About Cars – – Zip

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by

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Via CleanTechnica. Most urban environments don’t need more cars. Most times, they need fewer cars. Zipcar has joined the solution to problems of space, parking, congestion, and air pollution in yet another way (aside from its leadership in carsharing). Zipcar recently decided to launch Zipbike, a partnership with a startup called Zagster. The new vehicle-sharing venture is not about […]

Interbike 2016 Highlights | Bikes, Helmets, Clothes

Published on September 25th, 2016 | by

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This year we did both Outdoor Demo and Interbike. We rode as many bikes as possible, the details of which will be revealed in upcoming stories. We rode a variety of steel all-purpose bikes, and fell in love with some of the models in this rising category. Also at Outdoor Demo, we discovered that CamelBak […]