The Best Responses to Anti-Cyclist Claims | Bicycling

One of the oldest tropes in letters to the editor columns—and more recently, your Facebook newsfeed—is the anti-cyclist screed. Typically arriving in summer (peak riding season), this missive advances Bold

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Census commuting report: Young people in cities are driving less and biking more.

Millennials, let’s be honest, are pretty cheap. Blame the Great Recession; blame crushing student debt; blame shifts in spending and saving habits; blame the on-demand economy. Then consider this hotly debated question: Is all this thriftiness causing today’s twenty- and young-thirtysomethings to abandon car ownership?

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What a Last 2 months for CC & BFA!

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I promised a new friend, about 6 weeks ago, that I’d help him as long as he wanted me to, to help him get to his dream! Well buddy you/we ain’t there yet!! Another leg of your dream down, creates another horizon to climb! After crossing this man’s path on July 3, first by creating a friendship on FB about noon of that day, and then picking him up in my van with my wife that evening by the Atlanta airport, the journey started!! Here’s a few pics going backwards that gives some insight of BFA’s journey with CC Veley! More to come in the coming days/weeks as I put together a few videos’s and slide shows for him chronicling his journey! Roll on my friend, BFA will always be there!

An RN’S Perspective!

A reminder of why I continue to fight for safer streets: 4 patients on the medical/surgical ward where I work as an RN are there this week for the very same reason. All 4 were hit by a car while biking or walking. It may not seem like much to most people (after all, it’s only 10% of my patient population), but to me … even one is too much.

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Bridge Pedal 2015: Cyclists take over Portland’s bridges, including Tilikum Crossing (photos) | OregonLive.com

The Providence Bridge Pedal 2015 is the only way you’ll ever be able to say you had breakfast on the top deck of the Fremont Bridge.

While the early bird cyclists took advantage of that option, which started at 6:45 a.m.,

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