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Why cycling could be a good way to save money - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium

It seems that virtually everyone has become so used to driving their cars that they cannot even envisage getting to work, school, or the shops any..., Michelle Wilkinson (RT @shellmeister84: Why cycling could be a good way to save money
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Adventure Cycling Association: Kick Off National Bike Month by ...

Adventure Cycling Association: Kick Off National Bike Month by ... | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Happy May 1st, Adventure Cyclists! As you probably know (and are celebrating wildly), May 1st marks the beginning of National Bike Month -- a month celebrated with bike-to-work weeks, bike-walk weeks, and loads of ...
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5X: Inside the goals of PeopleForBikes

5X: Inside the goals of PeopleForBikes | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
PeopleForBikes President Tim Blumenthal charts the course for the bicycling movement.
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Add this to your holiday to-do list

Add this to your holiday to-do list | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Help us leverage more funding for community bike projects by donating to PeopleForBikes this holiday season
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Cambridge to improve links to southern business parks with £1.7m new segregated cycle paths | road.cc

Cambridge to improve links to southern business parks with £1.7m new segregated cycle paths | road.cc | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
road.cc - the website for pedal powered people.
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More than 300 cyclists take part in safe cycling event - Straits Times

More than 300 cyclists take part in safe cycling event - Straits Times | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
More than 300 cyclists take part in safe cycling event
Straits Times
More than 300 Yuhua cyclists joined a mass cycling event on Sunday morning to promote safe cycling, pedalling 36 kilometres from Jurong East to Labrador Park and back.
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No Bow zones: how to navigate London's cycling danger spots - Evening Standard

No Bow zones: how to navigate London's cycling danger spots - Evening Standard | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
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No Bow zones: how to navigate London's cycling danger spots
Evening Standard
But two of the 14 cyclists already killed in London this year — the same number as for the whole of 2012 — died at the Bow roundabout.
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Traffic Board: More Compromise Needed in King Street Bike Lane Proposal - Patch.com

Traffic Board: More Compromise Needed in King Street Bike Lane Proposal
Patch.com
Buckley's “bike wars” column inspired a news segment from NBC Washington and drew critical responses on cycling advocacy blog Wash Cycle and DC Streets Blog.
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Hi Vis won't help safety, says study: News

Hi Vis won't help safety, says study: News | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
A fortnight after a string of fatalities in Britain and in Australia brought attention to an overall increase in bike-related road accidents, research from the University of Bath now suggests that there is little riders can do to prevent such...
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Smarter Than Car: Pedal Powered Beijing

Smarter Than Car: Pedal Powered Beijing | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Silently flowing through the streets and lanes of China's cities, an ephemeral army pedals their bicycles and tricycles to earn a living.
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Blaming cyclists for their road deaths is easy, but wrong - The Guardian

Blaming cyclists for their road deaths is easy, but wrong - The Guardian | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
The Guardian Blaming cyclists for their road deaths is easy, but wrong The Guardian Catch the dead eyes of one of the youths staring out of Transport for London's road safety posters and Boris Johnson's attempts to blame cyclists for a horrifying...
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Bicycle racing and sex (and why women's cycling is fascinating) - The Roar

Bicycle racing and sex (and why women's cycling is fascinating) - The Roar | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Bicycle racing and sex (and why women's cycling is fascinating)
The Roar
I apologise for the slightly ambiguous headline but it illustrates perfectly the uphill battle that women's cycling faces when it comes to promoting their side of the sport.
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Sports Events

Sports Events | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Wyre Forest District Council has employed a Physical Activity Officer and Community Sports Coach to develop a range of physical activity initiatives (Ladies cycling sessions! Running every Wednesday 9.30am - 11.30am.
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Study Sheds Light on Promoting Bicycling Positively

Study Sheds Light on Promoting Bicycling Positively | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
The study, conducted by Copenhagenize Design Co and Thomas Krag Mobility Advice, has found some of the essential ingredients for marketing campaigns aiming to promote bicycling.
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Five ways to bring more bike lanes to your community

Five ways to bring more bike lanes to your community | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Whether you live in a bike mecca or a bike mess, check out these five tips for improving bicycling infrastructure in your community.
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Shifting Gears To Make Bike-Sharing More Accessible

Shifting Gears To Make Bike-Sharing More Accessible | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
People who use the systems tend to be young, male and wealthier than the rest of the population.
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San Francisco bicycle boom follows bike-friendly upgrades

San Francisco bicycle boom follows bike-friendly upgrades | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
The sharp increase in transportation by bike coincides with a surge in improvements - from parking "corrals" to bike lanes, sometimes with green pavement and protective barriers - around the city.
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Cyclists lie outside Transport for London (TfL) headquarters to protest road ... - Express.co.uk

Cyclists lie outside Transport for London (TfL) headquarters to protest road ... - Express.co.uk | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
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Cyclists lie outside Transport for London (TfL) headquarters to protest road ...
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... lie outside Transport for London (TfL) headquarters to protest road deaths.
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Cyclists stage London "Die-In" to protest traffic conditions and cyclist deaths

Cyclists stage London "Die-In" to protest traffic conditions and cyclist deaths | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Over a thousand cyclists demand a safe cycling road network.
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Why Women Ride – A Women Bike Infographic

Why Women Ride – A Women Bike Infographic | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Winners of the League of American Bicyclists Women Bike infographic contest highlight why women ride bikes.
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Salvation Army receives bicycles for angels - WRCB-TV

Salvation Army receives bicycles for angels - WRCB-TV | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Salvation Army receives bicycles for angels
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... say the number of families that need help are up 97-percent since 5 years ago and 14 percent up from last year. There are more than 23-hundred people still needing adopted.
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How safe are the world's cities for cyclists? - The Guardian

How safe are the world's cities for cyclists? - The Guardian | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
The Guardian
How safe are the world's cities for cyclists?
The Guardian
By and large, cycling is not a lifestyle choice for the middle classes. Rather, it is the default mode of transport for those who cannot afford anything else.
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London cycling deaths spark an important debate. LA should tune in. - Los Angeles Times

London cycling deaths spark an important debate. LA should tune in. - Los Angeles Times | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
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London cycling deaths spark an important debate. LA should tune in.
Los Angeles Times
London is not a bicycle haven like Copenhagen or Amsterdam.
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Volunteers clean up bicycles for Blue Santa program - Killeen Daily Herald

Volunteers clean up bicycles for Blue Santa program - Killeen Daily Herald | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Volunteers clean up bicycles for Blue Santa program
Killeen Daily Herald
After that moment, Haley decided to give the bicycles that no one claimed a new lease on life. Elves disguised as community volunteers gathered behind the E Center on Nov.
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i b i k e l o n d o n: Cycling safely in central London; the tips we all should know

i b i k e l o n d o n: Cycling safely in central London; the tips we all should know | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
Great comment on my blog today on safe cycling "It's not a race, it's not a battle, it's just a way for coming home." http://t.co/3JL9aEoqHz
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From St. Paul fix-it shop to bicycling giant - Pioneer Press

From St. Paul fix-it shop to bicycling giant - Pioneer Press | Bicycle advocacy | Scoop.it
From St. Paul fix-it shop to bicycling giant
Pioneer Press
Oakdale-based Park Tool now manufactures a line of about 400 bicycle repair tools. What began in 1963 as a side business run out of the back of Hawkins' and Engstrom's St.
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Reasons2Ride...Conversations on Cycling

Inspiring a healthy, happy community by motivating people to connect with businesses and each other through bicycling. www.reasons2ride.org
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