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In the News (Fri 15 Dec 17)

  
  ABS - Bamboo Bicycle
Then came the bicycle trailer, which became car free families way of transporting groceries on holidays and on weekdays, and at the moment The Smithy sells carrier bicycles for the transportation of children and many an odd purpose.
Light bicycles are made from aluminum, which is one of the most resource demanding materials that exist.
So please caress your bamboo bicycle gently while you marvel at the thought that bamboo keeps more that two billion people around the world employed, that it grows without fertilizer and that it can be used for almost everything - from tasty rice dishes to building material.
www.americanbamboo.org /GeneralInfoPages/BambooBicycle.html   (959 words)

  
  Bicycle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
bicycles provide the principal means of transportation in many regions, are a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for use in many other fields of human activity, including children's toys, adult fitness, military and local police applications, courier services, and cycle sports.
Bicycle in Victorian Plymouth, with a predecessor of the Starley diamond-frame
Bicycle manufacturing proved to be a training ground for other industries and led to the development of advanced metalworking techniques, both for the frames themselves and for special components such as ball bearings, washers, and sprockets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bicycle   (7500 words)

  
 bicycle - HighBeam Encyclopedia
The name velocipede is often given to early forms of the bicycle and to its predecessor, the dandy horse, a two-wheeled vehicle moved by the thrust of the rider's feet upon the ground.
The safety bicycle, with wheels of approximately equal diameter and a sprocket-chain drive connecting the pedals with the rear wheels, was first manufactured at Coventry, England, c.1885 by the English machinist James Starley; following the invention of the pneumatic tire in 1888 by the Scot John Dunlop, the safety bicycle superseded the high-wheeled form.
Bicycle clubs were formed; both sexes participated in rides into the country, often on tandem bicycles.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/b/bicycle.asp   (558 words)

  
 Bicycle Film Festival 2007
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from the Bicycle Film Festival group pool.
It follows the workers of Santa Cruz Bicycles, from the factory to the trails, streets and track.
In Ghana, a rural village eagerly awaits a shipment of recycled bicycles from the United States.
www.bicyclefilmfestival.com   (451 words)

  
 Vintage Bicycle Parts at BicycleClassics.com
I purchased a fairly dormant Bicycle Classics in 2003 not for 'mercenary' reasons, but to escape the Corporate world after twenty years, help fill a need that I felt was going unmet, and, hopefully, to have a much cooler job.
Bicycle Classics will never be very profitable, but that's OK by me. If I can survive, and help a few more folks keep their vintage 'old-skool' skinny-tired road and track bikes rolling along smoothly and safely each year, I'll be very happy.
Bicycle Classics is a dues-paying member of both NBDA and Bikes Belong.
www.bicycleclassics.com   (1175 words)

  
 Online TDM Encyclopedia - Bicycle Parking
Bicycle Parking, storage and shower/changing rooms (collectively called end of trip facilities) are important ways to provide convenience and security for cyclists at destinations.
Bicycle racks and lockers must be well anchored to the ground to avoid vandalism and theft.
A portion of bicycle parking should be protected from the weather (some short-term bicycle parking can be unprotected since bicycle use tends to increase significantly during fair weather).
www.vtpi.org /tdm/tdm85.htm   (2757 words)

  
 Bicycle Safety: How to Not Get Hit by Cars
This is a far cry from normal bicycle safety guides, which usually tell you little more than to wear your helmet and to follow the law.
In 1999, 39% of deaths on bicycles nationwide occurred between 6 p.m.
But of course, bicycling will never be 100% safe, and I can't guarantee you won't get hit by a car, even if you follow all the advice on this page.
www.bicyclesafe.com   (6083 words)

  
 Pedaling History Bicycle Museum
Burgwardt is the co-owner and director of the Pedaling History Bicycle Museum in Orchard Park, NY, a life-long Western New Yorker and a retired Buffalo executive who, with his wife, is presently seeking to re-locate their museum to an appropriate historic site at the inner harbor.
The collection is 95% American Heritage and 20% of that is of local Western New York provenance telling the story of the bicycle since it's invention through its development over the past 200 years and how it dramatically changed the face of transportation, industry, society and the world.
Willie 's brother was Eugene Penseyres, a Buffalo bicycle messenger in the early 1900s and who a generation later was the father of Pete Penseyres, Buffalo born in the 1940s.
www.pedalinghistory.com   (1748 words)

  
 Bicycle Alliance of Washington
The Bicycle Alliance works to increase the percentage of all types of bicycle ridership in Washington, as well as to encourage communities throughout the state to become bicycle-friendly.
The Bicycle Alliance acts as a statewide clearinghouse for bicycle education and advocacy.
Your support of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington helps to introduce kids and adults to the joy and freedom of bicycling, and ensures that future generations have great places to ride in bicycle-friendly communities all across Washington.
www.bicyclealliance.org   (777 words)

  
 Bicycle Adventures bicycle tours, bike tours, biking tours, bike trips
Bicycle tours, hiking trips, and cross country ski vacations with Bicycle Adventures"
Since 1984, Bicycle Adventures has been the regional expert in bicycle tours, multi-sport vacations, hiking tours and cross-country ski vacations in the Western United States, Western Canada, Hawaii and New Zealand.
"I'd travel to the ends of the earth with Bicycle Adventures, dedicated as the company is to providing adventure and comfort while safety and competence lead the way.
www.bicycleadventures.com   (210 words)

  
 Home - bicycleindiana.org
We will recognize leaders within the Indiana bicycle community, announce plans for our 15th year and celebrate the past year in Indiana bicycling.
Where levels of biking and walking are higher, bicycle and pedestrian safety is greater.
Data revealed that while some cities and states lead others as models for bicycle and pedestrian policies and provisions, all states and cities have a need for improvement.
www.bicycleindiana.org   (236 words)

  
 Bicycle Friendly Community - A Program of the League of American Bicyclists
The Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign is an awards program that recognizes municipalities that actively support bicycling.
Bicycle-friendly communities are places where people feel safe and comfortable riding their bikes for fun, fitness, and transportation.
With more people bicycling, communities experience reduced traffic demands, improved air quality and greater physical fitness.
www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org   (185 words)

  
 Home - bicyclecolo.org
Bicycle Colorado is ringing in the new year by ramping up four important programs to take big steps towards a bicycle-friendly Colorado.
If you already have ordered a plate, you will receive your approval certificate, tax receipt and information packet in the mail during the last week of December.
Our first Bicycle Colorado jersey is a stunner.
www.bicyclecolo.org   (203 words)

  
 California Bicycle Coalition
Background: On February 20th the CBC met with Senator Lowenthal, chair of the Senate Housing and Transportation Committee, to present Bicycling Benefits California (.pdf), a short paper that sets forth CBC's case for including bicycle projects in the current infrastructure bond proposal.
With funding from a Healthy Transportation Network grant, the California Bicycle Coalition is educating employers with 50 or more employees about the benefits of promoting bicycle commuting.
The purpose of the event is to promote bicycling as a HEALTHY form of transportation to the workplace, to CELEBRATE those who bicycle commute throughout the year, and to demonstrate an environmentally friendly transportation option.
www.calbike.org   (809 words)

  
 Bicycle Victoria
Bicycle Victoria is a self-funded community organisation, dedicated to getting more people cycling more often.
Each month all newcomers to Friends of Bicycle Victoria go into the draw to win a bike trip computer.
There are current job openings working as part of the dedicated Bicycle Victoria team More info...
www.bv.com.au   (399 words)

  
 Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Promoting the bicycle as an environmentally friendly, healthy, and economical form of transportation and
Bicycle Coalition Statement on the Road Rage Death of Tykeem Law
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (formerly the Bicycle Coalition of the Delaware Valley)
www.bicyclecoalition.org   (738 words)

  
 Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
The Shenzhen Bicycle Association is a manufacturer's voice to the government on trade, legislativ...
The BE-Pro Conference is an educational conference for bicycle event managers.
The 4th Annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) will be held at the Portland Oregon C...
www.bicycleretailer.com   (384 words)

  
 Bicycle Glossary, Encyclopedia
In these pages is an extensive bicycle glossary (vocabulary) for all aspiring to be more than an occasional rider.
Although I have attempted to cover the major safety issues, I cannot be responsible for your use of this information.
Working on bicycles is dangerous if you do it without considering consequences of bolts left loose, known problems which are ignored, things which should be replaced but are glued instead, and so on.
www.bikewebsite.com /bikeopedia.htm   (150 words)

  
 Helmets: Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute: Bike Helmets
Why a bicycle helmet is not ok for motor vehicles.
We are the helmet advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
We are a small, active, non-profit consumer-funded program providing bicycle helmet information.
www.bhsi.org   (718 words)

  
 Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op
To find out about Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op gift vouchers, phone 0845 257 0808 (low call) or email us, or pop into one of our shops.
Find out how you or your staff can save up to 50% on the cost of a new bike with the Bike to Work scheme.
Specialized Bicycles' business mission is to be the best bicycle company in the world - hence our Specialized-only site.
www.edinburgh-bicycle.co.uk   (270 words)

  
 Recycle-A-Bicycle
Recycle-a-Bicycle is an innovative, fun youth training and environmental education initiative that has taken root in New York City public schools and respected after-school youth programs.
Recycle-A-Bicycle promotes everyday bicycle use, and it is a great place to learn bicycle mechanics, interact with positive, forward-thinking NYC youth.
All proceeds will be donated to youth bicycle charities in each of the cities from the film tour.
www.recycleabicycle.org   (429 words)

  
 The WWW Bicycle Lane
Rivendell Bicycle Works Lugged steel frames at their best.
Bicycle Commuting links to many state wide organizations.
American Bicycle Polo Association rules, equipment, teams, etc.
www.bikelane.com   (630 words)

  
 International Bicycle Fund: Promoting bicycle transport and economic development and cultural understanding worldwide
International Bicycle Fund: Promoting bicycle transport and economic development and cultural understanding worldwide
Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and bicycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.
Barnes and Noble from this web site and purchase something, the International Bicycle Fund will benefit slightly from your purchase.
www.ibike.org   (112 words)

  
 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
From bicycle parts to computers, EcoFindeRRR is a cool new tool for learning where to recycle, repurpose, and properly dispose of tons of stuff.
Don't miss SF's biggest bicycling celebration of the year
The city's biggest, annual bicycle celebration will feature beer from New Belgium brewery, tasty treats, a Kid's Korner, live and silent auctions and entertainment by the fantabulous Extra Action Marching Band!
www.sfbike.org   (162 words)

  
 Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Donate to the BTA Through Willamette Week's Give!
Established by the Bike Gallery and sponsored by the BTA, the Brett Jarolimek Memorial Fund will support bicycle safety, awareness and education.
The BTA has partnered with Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition on a campaign to increase awareness of cyclists' safety in Washington County.
www.bta4bikes.org   (190 words)

  
 United Bicycle Institute Bicycle Mechanics School Offering Mechanic Certification and Frame Building.
United Bicycle Institute Bicycle Mechanics School Offering Mechanic Certification and Frame Building.
You apparently do not have a frames capable browser!
However, you can still access an abreviated form of our site by clicking here
www.bikeschool.com   (46 words)

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