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An unlikely cyclist discovers the rewards of bike commuting when he makes a pledge to retire his car for a year.
Cargo bikes are the new minivan!
An artist uses Google Maps to plan hydra-shaped rides. We want to do this in Denver!
Mayor Hancock is making more appearances on the bike scene — earlier this week he spoke at a Manual High School ceremony where high-achieving and hard-working students were given bikes to celebrate their efforts.
Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor Bogotá, Colombia, has a new Ted Talk that’s well worth watching. Peñalosa is credited with vastly improving infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians, expanding the city’s now famous Ciclovía, and generally making Bogotá a better place to work, live and play.
Check Bikenomics, Elly Blue’s new book on how bicycling can fix our economic woes. We haven’t read it yet — have you?
Jeffco gets feedback on a plan to create a bike lane along West Bowles Avenue.