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Cycling as transport in the UK and elsewhere
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Guest posting: Australian cycling boom a myth ...

Guest posting: Australian cycling boom a myth ... | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
In a news release on the website of the University of Sydney, Professor Chris Rissel and independent researcher Chris Gillham say there has been a decline in the per capita level of cycling in Australia, with population growth ...
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New York City's Bicycle Wars

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The mayor's bike-share plan should get more riders out there — but that can spell trouble (RT @BicycleSPACE: Bicycling goes mainstream as Time Mag gives even-handed reporting: New York City's Bicycle Wars http://t.co/fmpJRbP5...
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If I may be excused | Cycle Space

If I may be excused | Cycle Space | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Regular readers will note how travel and work led to less quality blogging last month. Well, the next month will be ... Foremost among these, will be a French fop, who carries a cycling rear-vision mirror.
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Heat, Trees, Bicycling, & Miscellaneous « Frisbee: A Book Journal

Heat, Trees, Bicycling, & Miscellaneous « Frisbee: A Book Journal | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
“I've never seen tasseling before the first of July before…until this year.”–Dean Buhr, a farmer in Sumner, Iowa (Cedar Valley Business). The corn is growing too fast in the heat, a story-line reminiscent of The Day of the Triffids ...
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Can you recommend a good cycle route in London? - Telegraph.co.uk

Can you recommend a good cycle route in London? - Telegraph.co.uk | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukCan you recommend a good cycle route in London?
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Great Notts Bike Ride's routes will push cyclists to the outer limits - This is Nottingham

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Great Notts Bike Ride's routes will push cyclists to the outer limitsThis is NottinghamFOUR new routes are to push cyclists to their limits at this year's E.on Great Notts Bike Ride.Organisers have revamped the event for its 31st year, creating...
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Just like riding a bike – girlboxer1970

Just like riding a bike – girlboxer1970 | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
I bought a Mongoose mountain bike back when I still lived with the man. He pitched a fit saying I would spend $7000 on a bike. The used bike was $75 at the bike shop in Columbia. I don't buy anything new if I can help it ...
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The great debate over bike helmet laws - Vancouver Sun

The great debate over bike helmet laws - Vancouver Sun | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
The great debate over bike helmet lawsVancouver SunThe single most important issue facing cyclists today is the absence of proper infrastructure to allow cycling to prosper, as it should, as it must, in a civilized community.
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The end of the car commute | Her Green Life

The end of the car commute | Her Green Life | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
I explored options for bike commuting, including combining biking with transit, but the location, sixteen miles away, with a river crossing that is only spanned by an interstate (if I didn't want to travel significantly out of the way, ...
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The tragedy of Stratford High Street

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Having written last week about the flaws in the essentially useless Cycle Superhighway 2, today I’m going to take a look at the continuation of that route, Stratford High Street, in the Londo...
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draft to GLA

draft to GLA | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Desperately unambitious response to London Assembly http://t.co/nmhAQ0F8 Getting rid of painted cycle lane in pinch points? Is that it?
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The Bike-sharing World - The First Week of July 2012

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The Bike-sharing Blog was at the last week's Velo-city Global 2012 conference where bike-sharing was the pivotal theme of the week. The bike-share bloggers, myself and Paul DeMaio, presented on the topics of Municipal ...
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Cycle Shop Capitalizes on Serving Urban Rider « Carl Dunker

Cycle Shop Capitalizes on Serving Urban Rider « Carl Dunker | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Phelps sees Central District Cyclery's target market as being typical urban bicyclists who use their bike for commuting to and from work as well as running errands. With that consumer in mind, his shop stocks bikes that can ...
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Ain’t no mountain high enough…

Ain’t no mountain high enough… | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Megan Hottman: cycling enthusiast to the n-th degree Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post (Voted!
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Portraits of People Riding Invisible Bikes

Portraits of People Riding Invisible Bikes | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
Artwork by Zhao Huasen  Artwork by Zhao Huasen  Artwork by Zhao Huasen  Artwork by Zhao Huasen  Artwo...
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She Rides a Bike: Bike commuting concession to the Planner Guy

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I'm going to be testing a helmet cooling spray over the next month for Commute by Bike. I have serious ... She Rides a Bike: Flagstaff, Arizona, United States: In 2008, my husband and I began an experiment in bike commuting.
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Harry Legge's Cycling Blog: Mid Summer

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Harry Legge's Cycling Blog. It's Mostly About The Ride. Tuesday, July 3, 2012. Mid Summer. "B" bike is back to smooth and quiet. More hot miles tonight. 27/17.0. Hazy Summer Sunset. Posted by Harry Legge's Cycling Blog at 11:21 PM ...
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Cycle paths too dangerous to ride after North East floods - road.cc

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Cycle paths too dangerous to ride after North East floodsroad.ccGiant trenches and potholes left in the wake of downpour.and more »...
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@Blog_FreeWheel » Blog Archive » Separated cycling infrastructure ...

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Separated cycling infrastructure key to reaching a future we all want. The video embedded below describes “How the Dutch got their cycle paths“. Key was a rapid increase in the cost of energy – mirroring in a large part, ...
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Separated Bike Lanes in the city only cut the rate of injuries: study ...

The differences in cycling infrastructure are also accompanied by the accident rate significantly different cycle rates of injury is at least 26 times higher in the U.S. and the Netherlands, the researchers noted.
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New scheme promotes cycling and walking in Teignbridge - This Is South Devon

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New scheme promotes cycling and walking in TeignbridgeThis Is South DevonThe scheme launches at a great time for Teignbridge, which is taking many strides towards improving local cycling options.
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London Cycle Hire and Pollution

London Cycle Hire and Pollution | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
As a cyclist in London you can do your best to avoid left turning buses and dozy pedestrians. One thing you can’t really avoid though is pollution (although I accept...
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the beat bike blog: Corporate commuting

the beat bike blog: Corporate commuting | Real World Cycling | Scoop.it
As I continue not to write blog posts, my thoughts turn to other things. I've been working in City Place II and I'm impressed that the garage has 2 racks and they're usually full. There's even a recumbent and a time trial bike.
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