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Bicycle camper van? Build your own | ETA

Bicycle camper van? Build your own | ETA | ride the city | Scoop.it
“Jay Nelson combined his love of cycling with stuff he had lying around his house to build Golden Gate – a tiny mobile camper big enough to carry two surfboards on its roof and enough gear to stay away for a weekend.”
Via David Gwynn, Stephen Crewson
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Amazing plan for a sunny weekend. Love it!
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Happy Europeans buying more bikes than cars

Happy Europeans buying more bikes than cars | ride the city | Scoop.it
In 25 of 27 EU countries, bikes rule. And there's compelling evidence that pedaling increases the national happiness quotient. Americans? We don't cycle much, and we're not very happy.
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Tom Oxby's curator insight, March 4, 2014 12:50 PM

Having introduced some friends to the joys of cycling who now continue to ride I believe there is great satisfaction in bicycle riding. This European article just supports that.

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Start-Up Reinvents the Bicycle Wheel - New York Times (blog)

Start-Up Reinvents the Bicycle Wheel - New York Times (blog) | ride the city | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) Start-Up Reinvents the Bicycle Wheel New York Times (blog) Superpedestrian, a start-up in Boston, announced on Monday that it has received $2.1 million in financing to help build a wheel that transforms some standard bicycles...
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jan gunneweg combines nature + city with wooden bough bikes

jan gunneweg combines nature + city with wooden bough bikes | ride the city | Scoop.it

Via Deloste
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City Ride Made in Green

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Deloste's curator insight, October 18, 2013 5:44 AM

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Riding with kids: tips and stradegies

Riding with kids: tips and stradegies | ride the city | Scoop.it
“Traveling with children on bicycles is a great way to live the car-free lifestyle and introduce kids to the joys and health benefits of bicycling. But for parents new to cycling with children, there are challenges.”
Via Stephen Crewson
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Tom Oxby's curator insight, May 30, 2014 9:37 AM

Always good to introduce kids to cycling at a young age so that it is a part of their life early. Very common in Europe, just beginning to gain popularity in North America.

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How do bike-sharing schemes shape cities? - The Economist (blog)

How do bike-sharing schemes shape cities? - The Economist (blog) | ride the city | Scoop.it
How do bike-sharing schemes shape cities?
The Economist (blog)
NEXT month a so-called "brand new means of transport" will be launched in Copenhagen: the bicycle.
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This London hotel is close to the famous citywide cycle hire scheme, known as �Boris Bikes� http://t.co/me4Hu6VFSC
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Full info for cycling tourists round London

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