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Archive for December, 2008

Safe Routes: 70% of students walk and bike year round to Colorado school

As far as I’m aware, schools in Boulder County, Colorado have been the most effective in encouraging children to walk and bike to school through programs funded by State and Federal Safe Routes to School Funding. Some elementary schools in Longmont, Colorado, for example, boast participation rates over 90% on the designated “Walk and Roll” [...]

No Grimy Derailleurs

The same day that Noah wrote about those grimy derailleurs last weekend, I received a shiny new Abio Penza shaft drive folding bike with a 3 speed Shimano Nexus hub. This bike has some interesting features that I’ll write about another time, but this is the first internal hub gearing (IGH) bike in a long [...]