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CBS on bicycles in the U.S.

By • Aug 11th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

A video about bicycles in the US



Long Walk to Green, The journal of a modern day family moving toward responsible sustainable living.

By • Aug 8th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

This blog is great, it chronicles the adventures of a family dedicated to biking there. http://longwalktogreen.blogspot.com/ I like the xtracycle, I am a bit jealous (Although I want the 700c version).



In a story very similar to the seattle critical mass story, the driver is charged.

By • Aug 8th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

Cops: Enraged motorist swerves into bicyclists, injures one By Steve Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated: 08/07/2008 04:43:08 PM MDT Jason Barto A 41-year-old man who allegedly used his truck to swerve into groups of bikers on Mirror Lake Highway over the weekend has been charged with third-degree felony aggravated assault and a [...]



Cool video of a commute to work.

By • Aug 8th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

This is making me want some sort of helmet cam.



Cyclist Awareness Test

By • Aug 7th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web


Austin family goes one month on a single tank of gas.

By • Aug 7th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

One Month Later: Austin Family Makes Use Of Just 1 Tank Of Gas CBS 42 Reporter: Bettie Cross Email: bjcross@keyetv.com Last Update: 8/06 11:04 pm Print Story | Email Story One Month Later On 1 Tank The Millers said the key to using one tank of gas for a month is slowing down your life. [...]



Bicycle Touring – The Call of the Open Road

By • Aug 7th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

This looks awesome.  Someday I would love to do this. – Bicycle Touring – The Call of the Open Road POSTED August 6, 3:19 PM Mike Kneafsey’s route I have lots of bicycling fantasies, none of them involving Paola Pezzo (although come to think of it Hein Verbruggen might be in one, but that’s another [...]



Bicycle commuting is a healthy, fuel-saving option – even in Seattle

By • Aug 5th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

I like positive press about cycling, so I posted this one. Bicycle commuting is a healthy, fuel-saving option – even in Seattle By: David Nordmark, Journal Newspapers 08/05/2008 Email to a friendPost a CommentPrinter-friendly North Seattle resident Caroline Ullman rides her bike about 7.5 miles each way to work at the Seattle Public Library from [...]



Bike riders unite! (Just make sure you pay the uniting fee’s to the state of california)

By • Aug 5th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

I think there is something in a document somewhere about the rights of citizens to peaceably assemble, but hey our politicians have been using the constitution as TP lately anyway, so what is one more founding father rolling over in his grave? Besides, I’m sure Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin were big proponents of never [...]



Man shoots bike rider with snake-shot. Turns out to be rich guy, rich guy offers $51,000 for information leading to his arrest.

By • Aug 5th, 2008 • Category: Stuff I found on the web

Can you say OOPS? I hope they catch the moron. Reward: $51K for assailant of bicycle rider Police say car used in shooting may be Mercury By Mary Ann Cavazos (Contact) Originally published 06:07 a.m., August 5, 2008 Updated 06:07 a.m., August 5, 2008 CORPUS CHRISTI — The unknown assailant who shot local attorney Tom [...]