Bike Blogs

 

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Hi, remember me, your long-absent bike blogger? Since I’m going well over a year between posts now, I should create a table of contents of sorts to help people navigate this website. My views have evolved over the years and you’ll see this evolution if you scour the archives. Today, I’m [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
Source: Cyclelicious
YouGov poll found positive views on LTNs are three times higher than negative ones They are not purely, or even mainly, about cycling, but the row about low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs), – where some residential streets are closed to through motor traffic – epitomises broader attitudes in the UK towards safer, more [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Language and accuracy matter, as they can contribute to making the roads less safe for non-motorists and how the law is applied There’s a problem with how we talk about our roads. From news reports on “accidents” to who gets blamed for road danger in comment pieces, our media sources sometimes [...]
Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Fearing red signs sent the wrong message, one resident created an alternative – and councils are taking note An alternative road sign is being adopted by communities around England to promote the benefits of low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTN). Finding that the official signs on the temporary barriers installed in her own LTN in [...]
Thu, Sep 03, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Don’t buy an amazing bike, keep it indoors and use two locks If you’ve managed to beat the hordes and snag a new bike amid the increase in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, the challenge now is ensuring it survives the growing bicycle thievery problem. There’s no guarantee that any of [...]
Fri, Aug 28, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
From guided tours to maps and insurance, we have all the advice you need to have a successful cycling trip Pandemic pedalling might have kept you fit and sane during lockdown, but if you’ve seen enough of your local lanes to last a lifetime, this summer could be the perfect time [...]
Wed, Aug 12, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Thanks to all those who answered the call and showed love to visiting nurse Tamara Kruse. She is extremely grateful to all those who offered bikes and financial support. As reported earlier, her bike was crushed by a driver of a Baldor speciality foods delivery truck on Tuesday (6/23/20) making [...]
Thu, Jun 25, 2020
Source: Bike Blog NYC
This is Tammy. She is a visiting nurse from Portland Oregon. She has been working in a nearby Brooklyn hospital with Covid19 patients. She wants to be safe and commute by bicycle so she was on her way home to the place she is staying after a long shift in the [...]
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
Source: Bike Blog NYC
There has been different posts…but this is the same ride. Tonight at 6:00pm Grand Army Plaza- Brooklyn. Follow along at @streetridersnyc. [...]
Fri, Jun 12, 2020
Source: Bike Blog NYC
With spontaneous fervor, the group rides continue in NYC. Here is one tonight. [...]
Wed, Jun 10, 2020
Source: Bike Blog NYC
Wide angle shot in front of Barclays. Photo by Spencer Lasky @risefalltiltshift This weekend capped off some amazing direct action sparked by the shocking Murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Bicycles have United into the mix with two spontaneous group rides here in NYC which had become a [...]
Mon, Jun 08, 2020
Source: Bike Blog NYC
Copenhagenize Design Co. - Bike Parking at Central Station
For all of Copenhagen's badassness as a bicycle city, there remains one thing that the City still completely sucks at. Bicycle parking at train stations. At Copenhagen Central Station there are only about 1000 bike parking spots. Danish State Railways can't even tell us how many spots they have. They're [...]
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
Source: Copenhagenize