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Cycling Through the Winter Blues

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Read how two of our newest Bicycle Friendly Universities are able to keep students, faculty, and staff cycling safely through the cold winter months.

Brighten up Your Community

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Two Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Universities are "brightening their communities" by promoting safe night time bicycling.

What is Cassette Wear? And Other Questions, Answered

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One of the misunderstood concepts of regular bicycle maintenance is cassette wear. Typically, one might go through 5 chains for every quality, name-brand cassette – or about 10,000 miles. But there are also stories of Campagnolo Record cassettes lasting a decade or more, and other stories of people riding hard in sandy areas having to replace a discount-brand ...

Meet Your 2019 National Bike Summit Speaker: Robin Mazumder

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We are excited to introduce one of our 2019 National Bike Summit speakers! Urban scientist Robin Mazumder will connect his enthusiasm for cycling with his research on urban design to inspire a future that accommodates the human experience.

A do-gooder riding across California with a rather large camera

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His name is Erik Mathy, he is a Bicycle Times contributor and awesome human. He says it best… I am currently riding my bicycle, cameras in hand, 1200 miles along the old Butterfield Overland Mail Route (BOMR) to Tucson. Back in the late 1800’s, the BOMR was the main conduit for communications between St. Louis ...

A Heart-Shaped Ride around America

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Here’s something that hasn’t happened before. Texan Kirk Gillock has finished a 4,250-mile solo cycling tour around America in the shape of a large heart. The purpose of Gillock’s “Heart for America” campaign is to help heal some of the division our country is feeling right now. He believes that it takes both sides, the left ...

Check out these Child Bike Messengers from the Library of Congress

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I’ve been poking around the “Free To Use” section of the Library of Congress website and it’s pretty cool. Lots of old photos, which are available for use and enjoyment, royalty free. So I started looking for bicycle-related shots for this bicycle-related site and found tons of interesting stuff. Like this… The Title reads… Curtin Hines. Western Union ...

Two-Wheeled Musings: Disconnect to Connect

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By Paul de Valera Every Thursday I ride with a couple guys that I would describe as normal white dudes. They have nice bikes, motorcycles, dune buggies, marriages, mortgages, children etc. All the things in life I want nothing to do with. I can see we are worlds apart as they snap bong loads and ...

Ride Slow, Take Photos

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By Erik Mathy. Erik carries an entire 4×5 view camera on his bicycle journeys. Let’s check out some of his recent work…Ed. Above: The Ferry Building, San Francisco. With giant polar bear. The San Francisco Bay Area is a funny place. I’ve been riding up to the top of Hawk Hill, which overlooks the Golden ...

Why the League is Opposed to the AV START Act

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The AV START Act creates an interim framework for autonomous vehicles while they are still being tested and the technology is evolving. Read about the AV START Act and how the League views this bill.

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