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Archive for September, 2010

Pedal Transportation with Google’s Monorail

The Schweeb, a monorail powered by pedals. It’s one of five ideas that have won a share of the $10 million prize money stumped up by Google for its Project 10100 competition – 10100 is 1 googol – which called for “ideas to change the world”. Those ideas came in thick and fast, with over […]

Traffic Calming in London

Traffic Calming in London

Riding Bikes with the Dutch

Riding Bikes With the Dutch

Are Bike Lanes Safer?

Are Bike Lanes Safer?

State of the Hub: 2010 Vegas Finale Interbike Wrap-up

Interbike served up a whole pile of new ideas, inspiration, coming-together-of minds and momentum as we dive into the Fall. On the highs and lows, our goals of learning more about electric bicycles definitely shined as a centerpiece of our visit to the show while our goal of focusing on children’s cycling did not really […]

Bicycle Thesis at Pratt Institute

Bicycle Thesis

Utility Cycling at Interbike 2010

This years Interbike is the last Interbike to be held in fabulous Las Vegas, NV, its home for the past decade. Interbike is the North American trade show for the cycling industry. This includes all things and all products that are involved, even remotely, with the cycling world. Ten years ago, Interbike was buzzing with […]

State Of The Hub On Pause, We’re at Interbike!

I thought I would quickly report in from our hotel room at the Flamingo. The Bike Shop Hub is at Interbike this week exploring the cycling industry and strategize new relationships, deals and products for the coming year. This year, we’re very excited about quite a few things. One of our top priorities is to […]

September 22d : World Car Free Day

World Carfree Network uses the term “carfree movement” rather broadly, to refer to: those promoting alternatives to car dependence and car culture, including alternative modes such as cycling, walking and public transport; those promoting carfree lifestyle choices, within either a car-dependent, car-lite* or carfree local context; those promoting the building of (usually mixed-use) carfree environments# […]

Cargo Bikes in Copenhagen

Cargo Bikes in Copenhagen