Month: August 2006

Becoming involved…

So, you ride your bike to work. You feel good because you are saving money in gas, you are not polluting and you are in better shape and mood (I can go on and on..). One of the great things about being a Commute by Bike blogger is that I can convey my ideas and…

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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Know What They Want

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (www.sfbike.org), revived 16 years ago by disgruntled cyclists, has emerged as one of the most potent political forces in the city. The organization, founded in 1970, went into hibernation through the 1980s and was reborn in 1990. Now — with a paid membership of 5,800 and its top executive sitting…

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Driver's Pledge

For those times that we have to drive: 1. I will drive less, putting less traffic on the roads in my community.Without this component, the other pledges are smoke with no fire. We’ll look at all the transportation options available to us, planning our car trips ahead of time to minimize milk (beer/video/diaper/whatever) runs. Reductions…

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Hundreds Of Stolen Bikes

THIS picture reveals the true extent of Edinburgh’s soaring bike theft problem as hundreds are stockpiled in a police warehouse. The stolen bikes will lie in the Fettes storage unit for four months before being auctioned off if their owners don’t come forward to claim them. The youngsters, aged 15 and 16, are accused of…

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1/2 Of Stony Creek Trail Discovered

Beer Pong was the choice of entertainment last night. But as 2:30 am came along, we decided to leave because plans were made to hit the Stony Creek Trail early the next morning. We were supposed to meet right at 6:00 am. That meant having to get up at 5:30. I can’t believe I did…

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Burning Man

As I browse thru CraigsList Bike Listings, (I’m still looking for a cheap fixie) there are a lot of people selling bikes for ‘Burning Man’. So, since I live under a rock, I had to find out what the heck ‘Burning Man’ is and its relationship with bikes. The Quick definition of Burning man is…

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