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Bikers shed spandex to inspire new riders

Even CNN is waking up to the fact that riding a bike requires no special athletic ability or superhero outfits.  You don’t have to be a “cyclist” to ride a bike.

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Commuting in style

The San Francisco Chronicle has noticed that some people ride bikes without any funny clothes.  I’m happy about this, but at the same time, it’s a little strange that it’s news.  Hopefully in another few years, it’ll seem so normal, … Continue reading

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Why don’t I dress up like a traffic cone?

Why not dress like a traffic cone when you ride your bike?  Lots of great reasons, from the Lazy Randonneur.  Including, importantly, the desire to move cycling in the US beyond being some kind of sporty geeked-out niche activity.

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48 Minutes and 75 Bikes on the Boulder Creek Path

I spent some time this afternoon sitting alongside the Boulder Creek Path out east of where it joins up with the Goose Creek Path, heading toward the ocean of office parks that employ a significant chunk of Boulder, a 7 … Continue reading

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Winter Bike and Winter Stripes

We occasionally get actual winter here, and it’s not too hard to deal with, but honestly, this is much closer to the essence of winter cycling in Boulder:

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Better Bicycle Marketing in Boulder a la Cycle Chic

I’ve been talking to friends and co-conspirators about how best to do bicycle propaganda marketing.  There’s a tendency in Boulder — as well as more broadly in the US — to market transportation cycling on the basis of its environmental, … Continue reading

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