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Consequences of a Car-centric Culture

A few weeks ago a 16 year old was struck by a large two trailer truck on his way to school and killed near my neighborhood. 926 more words

Social Issues

Calgarians call for more transit in Citizen Satisfaction Survey

Calgary’s mayor is calling this year’s Citizen Satisfaction Survey a “good report card” with numbers fairly consistent with last year.

Overall, 87 per cent of Calgarians say “life is good” in Calgary, which compares to 88 per cent in 2012 and 2013. 210 more words

News

The Rewards are Many

Sometimes it’s hard to get motivated to ride when the weather is turning and it’s a bit cold out. This morning I woke up early and decided to ride to Carpinteria and back for a workout.   1,027 more words

Bike Education And Safety

“Gimme Shelter”

Growing up, my family traveled during summer months locked within an aluminum-sided Chevy motorhome complete with shag rug in the cab (the whole cab…walls and all) and shutter windows that couldn’t quite stay open at highway speeds due to an unnerving and deafening clatter. 1,106 more words

The Unknown Survivor

The Eternal Complexities of Time Travel

If you could travel back in time, what would you do? The answer given to the point of banality is to kill Hitler as an infant. 1,268 more words

New York

State Government Proposes $70 Million Funding For New Bike Paths

After suffering months of protest about the controversial East West Link, Victorian Premier Denis Napthine today announced plans to invest $70 million in new cycling and pedestrian pathways in Melbourne’s north and north-east. 301 more words

Arts & Culture

Check out those headlights, eh?

As an avid cyclist, I encounter people of all walks of life sharing the roads with me on their bikes.   Many, like me, are recreational riders who ride leisurely or maybe for personal fitness.  

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