Here's a posting of near daily cycling news from across the country, and sometimes
interesting things from around the world. If I missed a worthy piece, please pass it on
to me. As always, comments welcome.
- "Cycling Advisors" announced for committee (iBikeTO.ca, Oct 03), also BikingToronto
- Reports of new bike lanes are starting to trickle in (Bike Toronto, Oct 02)
- City deficient in can-do spirit (Toronto Star, Oct 03)
- Why Are They Called Accidents? (Treehugger, Oct 01)
- Widow has become tireless advocate for safer cycling (Canada.com, Sep 30)
- Cyclists enjoy fundraising tour (Comox Valley Record, BC, Oct 03)
- CBRM transportation plan to cost $100,000+ (The Nova Scotia Business Journal, Oct 01)
- Langford considers multi-million dollar overhaul of Westbrook Mall (Times Colonist, BC, Oc 02)
Secure bike parking is always a good idea
- Cops riding bicycles 'too risky' (The Sun Online, UK, Sep 24) via Dave Moulton via velorution
- KINK-FM wants Portland to get “bolder for bicyclists” (BikePortland.org, Oct 03)
"You know a town is bike-crazy when an FM music radio station broadcasts their bike plan." Yeah, wish it were like that here, too.
- Naples approves pedestrian, bicycle plans (Naples Daily News, FL, Oct 03)
- £200,000 bid to better city for cyclists (Norwich Evening News, UK, Oct 03)
- Cyclists seek exclusive lanes (Jakarta Post, Indonesia, Oct 04)
- Danger zones lurk for cyclists (Columbus Dispatch, OH, Oct 03)
A reminder: take a CAN-BIKE course.
- Bicycle Advisory Commission solicits citizen advice (The California Aggie Online, CA, Oct 03)
Davis is trying to re-energize the cycling community
- Despite new law, no fines yet for cyclists without helmets (Ha'aretz, Israel, Oct 03)
"The helmet law has good public relations, but it isn't effective, and no study has shown its effectiveness in accidents"
- A heads-up on helmets (OCRegister, FL, Oct 02)
It's all about the fashion, or, If it looks good...
- Anyone can play bicycle polo (MSU State News, MI,Oct 02)
We'll play again next year in Toronto.
- Honolulu recognized as 'bicycle friendly' city (Honolulu Advertiser, HI, Oct 02)
- Cycling enthusiasts pound police over deadly accident (The Arizona Republic, Oct 01)
- About Champagne cyclists and tough gits (SheCycles, UK, Oct 03)
- Bicycle Safety at Rocklin Elementary Schools (Rocklin and Roseville Today, CA, Oct 04)
- Bicycle Bash by the Bay (Orlando Sentinel, St. Petersburg, FL, Oct 03)
- Crime Stoppers: Bicycle Thefts (WBKO, KY, Oct 03)
"Lock your bikes." Always good advice.
- Gandhian uses bicycle to spread Mahatma`s message (Zee News, India, Oct 02)
Spreading peace by bicycle, that I can relate to...
Gadgets and Gizmos
- The Cutting Edge: Bicycle Lawnmowing (Treehugger, Sep 28)
- ReSkin Bikepatch (i-use-reskin.com) forgot how I heard of this, sorry.
- Betty Bicycle Light is as bright as the future of LED tech (Sci Fi Tech, NY, Oct 03)