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Archive for 2013

The Bicycle – Short Film

The Bicycle – Short Film

Burley Nomad Trailer – The View from the Bike

This is a perspective you don’t see often. Riley attached a camera to the back of his bike to film his sturdy Burley Nomad cruising along the road near the seaside and on a dirt trail. The trailer itself is loaded with camera gear and it looks snug and tight inside the trailer. It looks […]

Dear Motorist: A Follow-Up

Last month, following the rash of cycling fatalities in London over a two week period, I composed a post called Learning from London (Or Are We?) in which I reviewed and critiqued the reactions of the media, the mayor and a former Olympic cyclist. My point, that there isn’t a single type of road user […]

Holiday Shopping by Cargo Bike

Holiday Shopping by Cargo Bike

Ted’s Leisure Trailer – Built for Fun

Ted recently shared with us his sturdy trailer build that looks like a party on wheels! Ted explains the origins:I built this bike trailer in the spring of 1987 in Calgary, Alberta. It was designed to supplement a backpack and front pannier bags, and to encourage a leisurely travel pace through exercise.Two main challenges by this […]

The Daily Commute & Bike Sharing on NPR

I want to start this post by sharing a little secret of mine. Perhaps it’s not a secret so much as an admission, but I think it’s relevant to the content of this post nonetheless. Here goes – I have never used a bike sharing system. For starters, I’ve never lived in a city that […]