overcoming bike commuting concerns

Overcoming Bike Commuting Concerns

It’s Bike to Work Week around the United States and The League of American Bicyclists has launched a great campaign to get more people riding. I’ve been an avid bike commuter for the duration of my 10 year career and certainly recommend it to everyone. While my commute right now is only 2 miles, the…

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AA: Now You See Me!

The Automobile Association (AA) in the United Kingdom has come up with a rather genius ad campaign to promote motorist awareness of the growing number of cyclists on the road. I know that when I’m out riding one of the ways I try to safeguard myself against becoming a hood ornament is to make sure…

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Simple Traffic Separator for Cycle Tracks

A company out of Barcelona called Zicla has come up with a simple and eco-friendly solution for quickly creating a  traffic separator for cycle tracks (bike lanes). Their product called the Zebra “Armadillo” accomplishes this feat in as little as one day, as evidenced by their video below.

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Gadgets to Boost Bike Safety

Cycling Examiner‘s insight: Looking to bring your cycling to even safer levels? Here’s some advice from the NY Times for a lot of the latest technology hitting the cycling scene including the air-bag scarf and See.Sense light. See on well.blogs.nytimes.com

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The Copenhagen Wheel is HERE!

Awhile back I ran across a Kickstarter about a new cycling product that would convert any bike into an electric assist bike. I thought this was a great way to get more people on bikes. Specifically when I speak with a lot of people about using their bike for commuting a big reason for not…

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B-Cycle Coming to Austin

B Cycle Austin Coming December 21! I spend a lot of time in Austin, TX for work each month and I even lived there for 3 months this past summer. I am an avid cyclist and will ride just about anywhere. It definitely beats walking and especially when the temps sore in Austin, which is…

Underground Bicycle Parking Systems in Japan

Japan has a serious space problem as their population is pushing 128 million (2011 stat) with no signs of slowing. Japan is also a country that embraces bicycles for transportation. In en effort to utilize more of the above ground space for other things, technology has been created to create automated underground bicycles parking. Each…