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27

Sep

Walking or biking to work may make you happierWorkers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

Walking or biking to work may make you happier
Workers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

26

Sep

22 countries, 11,141 miles, one epic adventureFelix Starck gave in to an extreme case of wanderlust and spent a year pedaling around the world.

22 countries, 11,141 miles, one epic adventure
Felix Starck gave in to an extreme case of wanderlust and spent a year pedaling around the world.

15

Sep

Walking or biking to work may make you happierWorkers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

Walking or biking to work may make you happier
Workers who took public transportation also reported a larger feeling of emotional satisfaction compared to those who drove.

12

Sep

What if everyone swapped their cars for bikes?Cleaner air, better health, and more productivity at work…these are just a few of the perks we would all enjoy if there were more bikes and fewer cars on the road.

What if everyone swapped their cars for bikes?
Cleaner air, better health, and more productivity at work…these are just a few of the perks we would all enjoy if there were more bikes and fewer cars on the road.

23

Jul

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

08

Jul

Cycling across the country barefoot in search of a simpler lifeRob Greenfield’s Goodfluence bike tour promotes the ‘being’ in ‘human being’ while also encouraging gardens in urban spaces.

Cycling across the country barefoot in search of a simpler life
Rob Greenfield’s Goodfluence bike tour promotes the ‘being’ in ‘human being’ while also encouraging gardens in urban spaces.

11

Jun

treehugger:

Building an up-cycled, open source cargo bike for a city of hills

04

Jun

treehugger:

This “Walking Bicycle” combines walking with biking for die-hard pedestrians. See the video here.

treehugger:

This “Walking Bicycle” combines walking with biking for die-hard pedestrians. See the video here.

01

May

The push to create new bike commuters, one bike lane at a timeDespite the benefits of bicycling for cities and citizens, state programs are expected to only spend a combined $5.5 billion on bike and walking projects over the next four years.

The push to create new bike commuters, one bike lane at a time
Despite the benefits of bicycling for cities and citizens, state programs are expected to only spend a combined $5.5 billion on bike and walking projects over the next four years.

08

Apr

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule