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Archive for February, 2012

Bike-Friendly Restaurant: Baja Loco (Phoenix, AZ)

BluesCat is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by [...]

Laser Lite Lane: A Bike Lane Wherever You Ride

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at www.sheridesabike.com. Visit her Website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. I’ve [...]

‘The worst piece of transportation legislation I’ve seen’

Last week was not a great week for bike advocacy here in the United States. The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure released a bill that was far worse for biking and walking than anyone had expected. Representatives Petri (R-WI) and Johnson (R-IL) proposed an amendment that would have restored funding for biking and walking [...]

Crossing Guard Advocacy and The Joy of Cycling

Carol Barker lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she enjoys bicycle commuting and joy riding year round. She is a tutor and school crossing guard who shares her bicycle love and general rebellion against the wife-and-mom-of-suburbia stereotype at her blog AbbyNormal. It was the first thing I saw and the only thing I remember from [...]

Arizona Flirts with Idaho… Stops for Cyclists

BluesCat is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by [...]