Posts tagged "Ride of Silence"

A cease fire in the War on Cars?

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It’s that time of year again. Sunny skies. Warmer temperatures. Longer days. Leaves on trees. Singing birds. And swarms of pesky, annoying, unavoidable… bicyclists. It’s only a matter of time – 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – before a perturbed columnist has had enough of being inconvenienced by these slow-moving scofflaws and takes to his... Read more »

Sharing the High Road; overcoming anti-cyclist bias

Sharing the High Road; overcoming anti-cyclist bias
Are we experiencing an era of pronounced bias against bicyclists? An editorial from this past Sunday’s Boston Globe in response to a grand jury’s failure to indict a truck driver who killed a cyclist gets right to the heart of the matter: “Sharing the road with increasing numbers of cyclists can be frustrating for drivers.... Read more »

Sixty Second Cycling: Bike Month Events Galore!

Sixty Second Cycling: Bike Month Events Galore!
As National Bike Month shifts into high gear, there is no shortage of cycling events to kick off your riding season. Bike to School Day, May 9th.  As featured in yesterday’s post, this is the first ever Bike to School Day and your participation is required to help make it a success.  A great feature... Read more »
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Sixty Second Cycling: Upcoming Events and Latest News

Here’s what’s happening this weekend: Friday, April 27th:  Critical Mass, Daley Plaza, 6pm – 11pm. Saturday, April 28th:  Great Western Trails and Prairie Path Cleanup Day, various trailhead locations, all day, rain or shine.  Bring a pair of gloves, some trash bags, and a cart to haul all the garbage out with you and join... Read more »