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New scholarship program expands access to LCI Seminars

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To reduce the barriers to bike education in underserved communities, the League is launching an Equity Scholarship Program which will offer approximately 40 full scholarships to people of color interested in teaching bike education courses in underserved communities.

Geared Up: If you can find it edition

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Tried to buy a bike, part, or accessory lately? Good luck — inventories are tight everywhere. But if you’re willing to watch for items coming back into stock, these are a few good ones.

Our Editors' Favorite Online Resources

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We dole out a lot of bike buying advice in print, online, on the phone, and to one another. Here’s a rundown of the resources Adventure Cyclist editors regularly visit for ideas and comparison tools.

Transportation bill passes in the House!

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This afternoon the House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act, a five year transportation bill, and it includes important improvements in safety and equity thanks to the bike advocacy community.

How to Fix a Broken Tent Pole

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When Natalie found herself in the pouring rain with a snapped tent pole — not once but twice — her inner cavewoman took charge, breaking gear to fix gear.

A Wild Female Human Creature

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When a career in the sex industry began to feel like a trap, Laura had one last hail Mary: cycle so far away from that life that she wouldn’t be able to find her way back. It’s the story of her greatest escape.

Welcome back, Bicycle Commuter Benefit!

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By encouraging more people to choose biking to work, the Bicycle Commuter Act will be part of the solution to reducing emissions from the transportation sector, the largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions.

Help lead the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America

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The support of League members sustains the work we do everyday to protect the rights of people who bike and make bicycling better for all. We thank League members for their commitment to our mission, and we are asking: would you consider doing more - to lead the League, to guide us, and to inspire us?

Deadline to apply is July 10, 2020

Consider applying to join our Board of Directors. 

Brake Check

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Do hybrid cable-actuated hydraulic disc brakes offer the best of both worlds or a cautionary tale about trying to have it all? A new offering from Yokozuna makes us wonder.

38 Places Recognized with a Bicycle Friendly Community Award

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As more Americans turn to biking during the pandemic, the League of American Bicyclists honors the communities across the country making biking better for everyone 

Today, the League of American Bicyclists is honoring 38 places with a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award in its Spring 2020 round of awards. An additional eight first-time applicants earned Honorable Mentions. These 38 communities, seven of which are new to the program, join 482 total BFC awardees in the movement to build a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. 

Taking immediate steps to be anti-racist in Bicycle Friendly America applications

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Effective today, the "Enforcement" sections of the Bicycle Friendly America applications for Fall 2020 will be taken offline while the League evaluates and updates the application questions about how communities' and universities' "Enforcement" of road safety. We will collaborate with Bicycle Friendly Communities, Universities, and other partners, listen, and roll out changes to the applications to encourage more equitable policies that make streets safer for everyone. 

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