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How should the city separate its new bike lanes?

How should the city separate its new bike lanes? | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Toronto’s first fully separated bike lane arrived on Sherbourne Street this fall, for the first time giving bikers the opportunity to move north and south through the eastern portion of downtown without mixing with traffic.
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Catania Bike Festival ( Official Promo ) Pharrell Williams - Happy

Non è una fiera ne una competizione ma una festa popolare dedicata alle famiglie, ai ciclisti (e non) di tutte le età e passioni. Catania Bike Festival incar...
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Toronto’s Bike Plan due to be finished in 158 years

Toronto’s Bike Plan due to be finished in 158 years | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Fabulous infographic by Cycle Toronto:
The City of Toronto continues to be stuck in neutral when it comes to installing bike lanes. In 2013, the City installed zero kilometres of protected bike lanes and 2.4 kilometres painted bike lanes.
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City of Sydney - Gracious Cycling

City of Sydney came to us to develop an animation that promoted the art of gracious cycling. It's not the easiest thing to define, but with the help of a witty script…
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LOCK8: Best Smart Bike Lock | e-Key Bike Lock, Bike GPS Tracking and a Sensor Secured Alarm

LOCK8: Best Smart Bike Lock | e-Key Bike Lock, Bike GPS Tracking and a Sensor Secured Alarm | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
LOCK8 is the world's first Smart Bike Lock. What makes LOCK8 better than other Bike Locks is the technology used to protect your Bike.
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European Cyclists' Federation – The cycling ‘calculator’: valuing the health benefits of cycling

European Cyclists' Federation – The cycling ‘calculator’: valuing the health benefits of cycling | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
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All SMILES at Bike the Drive

All SMILES at Bike the Drive | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Chicago’s annual Bike the Drive event was yesterday, Sunday, May 26, 2013 – when Lake Shore Drive gets shut down to motor vehicle traffic and opened up to bicycles only for 5 hours of open riding.
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Happening Tomorrow, Tuesday May 28, for BikeMonth

Happening Tomorrow, Tuesday May 28, for BikeMonth | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Here’s a quick rundown from the BikeMonth website about what’s happening tomorrow for BikeMonth!
Tuesday, May 28
Art of Cycling (May 2 to May 31) — An exhibit of cycling photographs by Paul Hrmo.
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Photo of the Day – 8 May 2013

Photo of the Day – 8 May 2013 | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
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Cameron climbs aboard cycle revolution

Cameron climbs aboard cycle revolution | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
David Cameron endorsed a
parliamentary report yesterday aimed at transforming Britain’s streets
and encouraging a five-fold increase in cycling, but...
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London ‘bike Crossrail’ planned for 2016

London ‘bike Crossrail’ planned for 2016 | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
A “Crossrail for the bike” is to be built across Central London as part of a
radical £900 million investment to...
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Happiness Is All About The Bike

Happiness Is All About The Bike | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
 
Reduced energy and transportation costs, improved health and fitness, smaller carbon footprint, a better attitude and razor-sharp focus at work to name just a few benefits of riding a bike.
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bicyclinginfo.org

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A Bike Made Of Cars?

A Bike Made Of Cars? | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
A video from website Bicycled Bikes, claims to show bicycles being made out of scrapped cars has gone viral. Is it all it seems? We’re not so certain. Where did the tubes and wheels come from? Have a read at road.cc.
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'Copenhagen Wheel' could be a game-changer in the cycling world

'Copenhagen Wheel' could be a game-changer in the cycling world | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
What makes it appealing is that it's just a wheel -- not a whole bike -- and that it appears to fit just about any standard existing bicycle.
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bike design news

bike design news | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
all news and recent projects on bike design development and new technologies
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Roadshare - opinion, editorials, commentary, letters, cartoons, endorsements - latimes.com - latimes.com

Roadshare - opinion, editorials, commentary, letters, cartoons, endorsements - latimes.com - latimes.com | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
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The Rise of the Protected Bike Lane

The Rise of the Protected Bike Lane | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Great piece from Momentum on what every world class city has – a NETWORK of protected bike lanes: Protected bike lanes, “green lanes,” or cycle tracks, as they are sometimes called, like the Prospect Park West bike lane are upsetting the...
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Pledge to improve roads for cyclists

Pledge to improve roads for cyclists | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Major highways are to be made safer for cycling under government proposals to “cycle-proof” Britain’s road network.
The plans were...
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Bicycle Helmet Vending Machines Now At Boston Hubway Stations

Bicycle Helmet Vending Machines Now At Boston Hubway Stations | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
helmet hub third generation
 
HelmetHub solar-powered vending machines are dispensing bicycle helmets to the active bicycle community of Boston. Now, for just $2 you can rent a helmet, or purchase one for a few dollars more.
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Cyclists advocate new Greenbelt bike route

Cyclists advocate new Greenbelt bike route | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Ajax Mayor Steve Parish has explored the world in destinations as far-flung as New Zealand — on his bike.
He’s convinced the Toronto region could be one of the world’s great destinations in the growing cycling tourism industry.
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I don’t ride a bike, why should I sign the Times cycling petition?

I don’t ride a bike, why should I sign the Times cycling petition? | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
If you are not a regular cyclist, you may ask why you should sign The
Times’s petition for greater investment...
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New radar system will detect risk of collision

New radar system will detect risk of collision | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
A car radar system which can detect cyclists and automatically apply the
brakes to avoid fatal crashes has been designed by...
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Wichita Adopts Bicycle Master Plan

Wichita Adopts Bicycle Master Plan | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
 
The City of Wichita, Kansas has adopted a Bicycle Master Plan. Wichita City Council voted to approve the Bicycle Master Plan in February which will effectively double the expenditure on bicycle related projects over the next ten years.
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Bicycling in America Infographic

Bicycling in America Infographic | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Why should more American’s bike? Take a look at a few key points on this infographic, Bicycling in America. I whole-heartedly agree that we shouldn’t DRIVE everywhere.
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Adding Bike Paths Along River Washes

Adding Bike Paths Along River Washes | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Bike path along the Orange Line and Tujunga Wash. Photo from KCET.
The Los Angeles “River” weaves its way through the San Fernando Valley into the city.
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