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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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The Beez Kneez Bicycle Buzz

The Beez Kneez Bicycle Buzz | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
 
The Beez Kneez needs a hive and they’re reaching out for your help.
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Bowlers, bow ties and bikes: Tweed Toronto Ride

Bowlers, bow ties and bikes: Tweed Toronto Ride | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Photos and story by dandyhorse senior editor Dana Lacey As I rode through the rain yesterday afternoon toward Old City Hall to join Tweed Ride Toronto, I was anxiously aware that I wasn't sporting a thread of brown-checkered anything.
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PSU study equates bicycle commuting, happiness; U.S. Postal Service says traffic laws don't apply to it: Monday commuting roundup

PSU study equates bicycle commuting, happiness; U.S. Postal Service says traffic laws don't apply to it: Monday commuting roundup | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
To paraphrase the great highway traveler Clark W. Griswold, bicyclists are the hap, hap, happiest commuters since Bing Crosby pedaled with Danny Kay.
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Introduce cycle safety to driving test and in schools, say motoring chiefs

Introduce cycle safety to driving test and in schools, say motoring chiefs | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Cycle safety must be introduced at the heart of the driving test and the
national curriculum if the Government wants...
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Britain’s 2012 cycling triumphs could inspire safety revolution

Britain’s 2012 cycling triumphs could inspire safety revolution | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
The country should seize on the success of British cyclists at the Olympic
Games and transform cycling into a mainstream...
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Sustainable Bike Bags by United by Blue

Sustainable Bike Bags by United by Blue | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
United by Blue Organic Bike Bags
I love my back rack and wire basket on the back of my bike, but lately it hasn’t been large enough to hold all my stuff.
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Bikenapped!

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Bikenapped is a project aimed at raising awareness for bike thefts in the city and empowering cyclists to take action.
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Photo of the Day: Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street

Photo of the Day: Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street
Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street – visit www.theurbancountry.com
via James D. Schwartz on Flickr
Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group.
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Recycled Bicycle Art

Recycled Bicycle Art | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Nirit Levav Packer bicycle chain dog. photo from The Inquisitr
When a bicycle just can’t be used anymore and it’s out lived its life as a bike, recycling the parts for new designs is one way to repurpose the left over material.
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Bicyclists, pedestrians and TriMet riders outspend drivers at small businesses: Portland State University study

Bicyclists, pedestrians and TriMet riders outspend drivers at small businesses: Portland State University study | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
For every motorhead who has asked, "Now, why would they get rid of perfectly good car parking spots for bike corrals?": A new Portland State University study has a pretty good as answer.
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Driver ‘killed cyclist, Sam Harding, by recklessly opening door’

A cyclist was knocked under the wheels of a bus and crushed to death after a
driver in a parked car...
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FutuRide – Changing Mindsets Towards Sustainable Practices

FutuRide – Changing Mindsets Towards Sustainable Practices | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Almost everyone comes to read this blog is a cyclist of some sort.
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You CAN Ride on the Sidewalk in Los Angeles, Sort Of

You CAN Ride on the Sidewalk in Los Angeles, Sort Of | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Most people believe that sidewalk riding is illegal, especially those that live in dense urban areas.
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Councils urged to invest in cycling for better health

Councils urged to invest in cycling for better health | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
The Government’s chief medical adviser has recommended regular cycling as a
way to help prevent cancer, heart disease, strokes, diabetes...
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Great Bike Friendly Employers

Great Bike Friendly Employers | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
photo: from MNN, KennethMoyle/Flickr
For bike commuters, having a bike-friendly employer can be the reason they continue riding to work instead of switching back to driving.
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Cities are to share £30m fund in campaign for safer cycling

Cities are to share £30m fund in campaign for safer cycling | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Cities will be invited to bid for a new £30 million fund to improve their streets for cyclists today as...
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Cycle corridors will give riders safe haven from other traffic

Cycle corridors will give riders safe haven from other traffic | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Cycle lanes segregated from motor traffic are being planned and built around the country as Britain seeks to extend the...
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Bike Share Success!

Bike Share Success! | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Okay everyone, luckily boyfriend and I were able to sign up for the Mejor en Bici FREE bike share program all in a matter of 24 hours right here in our neighborhood in Buenos Aires!  What does that mean?
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TD Five Boro Bike Tour registration starts Jan. 22…a “bucket list” ride!

TD Five Boro Bike Tour registration starts Jan. 22…a “bucket list” ride! | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
We got this press release a few days ago…the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is one of several “bucket list” rides in my future — what a fantastic way to see New York City!
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Torch Bicycle Helmet

Torch Bicycle Helmet | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
Torch T1 helmet. Available Spring 2013
To safely ride a bike at night, visibility is extremely important. Much of that visibility comes in the form of bike lights.
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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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New Provincial Cycling Strategy Draft Is Underwhelming

New Provincial Cycling Strategy Draft Is Underwhelming | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
 
The Ministry of Transportation has released a draft cycling strategy [PDF], the first update to its cycling policy goals in 20 years.
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1500 Lumens Headlight

1500 Lumens Headlight | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
This is the Serfas TSL 1500 light that was tested on our sister site. Its worth considering if you’re shopping for a new light.
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#Europe’s #best #cycling #cities

#Europe’s #best #cycling #cities | Active Commuting | Scoop.it
“Look — I think that’s Den Lille Havfrue.” While it’s simple enough to get on a plane and fly somewhere new for a weekend getaway, one of the trickiest aspects of visiting a...

Via Leggo Tung Lei
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