Category Archives: Global Community

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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Uplifting Cycling Tale: Goal Setting, Dedication, Teamwork and Committment

I had the fortunate pleasure of being in the audience last Saturday, when Bill Strickland of Bicycling magazine facilitated a discussion with Ryan Oelkers and one of the members of Shoemaker Charter School’s cycling team.  (I apologize, but the acoustics … Continue reading

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Bike Bloggers Make Positive Changes

Building a Better City for Biking Through Bike–Centric Blogs Caroline Samponaro, director of Advocacy of Transportation Alternatives facilitated this panel discussion of NYC area bloggers, and Marc who came all the way from the Netherlands! This was followed by a … Continue reading

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Bells and Pedals Rock New Amsterdam!

Steadfast cyclists had a rare day of utopia having the opportunity to experience firsthand  outstanding bicycles and bike related products,  “Ridestyle” a bicycle fashion show, and explore the evolving world of cycling with knowledgeable, informative panelists on a beautiful April … Continue reading

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Cycling in Japan 1953, and ideas for Now!

The heartbreaking tragedy of Japan lingers in my thoughts. Right before I went to bed last night I edited photos from “Jump for Japan” a successful fundraiser held at my school this week. I woke up this morning with an … Continue reading

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83 Year Old Woman Escaped Tsunami on her Bicycle

With so much devastating news coming out of tragedy stricken Japan, this story is sure to bring you joy! http://www.cyclelicio.us/2011/woman-bicycles-tsunami/

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The Power of Women Bicyclists, Helping Others!

“Calendar Bike” I know the people of Japan trying to survive the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear power plant issues are on the minds of most of us.  What if some of us united to do something to assist the … Continue reading

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