Category Archives: Advocacy

Brooklyn 3rd Ward Craft Fair and a Memorial

Unique handmade items, perfect for holiday gifts were showcased at the 3rd Ward Craft Fair held in Brooklyn this past weekend.   Besides the creative crafts featured, the fair also featured live music by Mikea Pauley, and the arrival of the … Continue reading

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Cycling Protocol

  Colder weather is on the horizon here on the east coast.  The winds have made riding a bit more challenging many days.  I’m just starting to have to add some thicker layers to my ride, and very much enjoyed … Continue reading

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I Bike Polite – T.A.’s Bicycle Ambassador Badge

Transportation Alternatives is offering an assortment of “Bike Badges”.  I first learned of this through Julie’s (a cute bike commuter) blog,http://www.thejulieblog.com/search?updated-max=2011-07-11T00%3A06%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=5 I happily pledged my support for the three pillars of safe cycling:  I pledge my support for the three … Continue reading

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Momentum Magazine Survey “What Women Really Want”

Momentum a very nice cycling magazine, which encourages “Smart living by bike”  is asking for women to respond to their survey for the September issue.    If you’d like to share your voice, thoughts and ideas, check it out:  http://momentumplanet.com/articles/what-women-want-reader-survey  … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Broadway Bike Lines, NYC

Introductions were made, and hands were shook, as many New York bicyclists met each other for the first time  Thurdsay evening, ready to ride and participate in the Short Skirt Celebration Ride, organized by Mikael http://www.copenhagencyclechic.com/2011/06/short-skirts-on-bicycles-protest-in-new.html   and spearheaded by Liz Patek … Continue reading

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Oh, It’s a Beautiful Day for a Bike Ride

New Yorkers woke up to an outstanding day of low humidity, blue skies, and sunshine!  In other words a PERFECT day to enjoy cycling!  I’m very much looking forward to this evening’s “Short Skirt Celebration Ride/Love the Broadway Bike Lane”. … Continue reading

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“SKIRTGATE”

Many cyclists are aware of the alleged chastising of Jasmijn Rijcken, the Dutch marketing director for VANMOOF, an urban bicycle company.  When Jasmijn was in NYC for the NewAmsterdam Bike Show, off her bike, consulting a map – she told … Continue reading

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