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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

02

Apr

treehugger:

The Biken Banana Holder is the ultimate must-have cycling accessory

Finally, a place to put that banana when you ride.

treehugger:

The Biken Banana Holder is the ultimate must-have cycling accessory

Finally, a place to put that banana when you ride.

25

Mar

seestephyrun:

The bf got me the cutest and most perfect bike bell ever for my new bike. :) #cycling #bike #newbie #bell #environment #green

seestephyrun:

The bf got me the cutest and most perfect bike bell ever for my new bike. :) #cycling #bike #newbie #bell #environment #green

16

Mar

How to buy a great used bicycleBicycles are perhaps the greenest mode of mechanical transportation — and a good one needn’t cost a fortune. Here’s how to identify a great used bike.

How to buy a great used bicycle
Bicycles are perhaps the greenest mode of mechanical transportation — and a good one needn’t cost a fortune. Here’s how to identify a great used bike.

26

Feb

Clever faux taxidermy trophy heads are crafted from old bike partsUpcycling indeed. Using salvaged bike parts, a Viennese artist creates a series of cheeky faux hunting trophies meant to be used as racks for clothing, gear and, yes, bikes.

Clever faux taxidermy trophy heads are crafted from old bike parts
Upcycling indeed. Using salvaged bike parts, a Viennese artist creates a series of cheeky faux hunting trophies meant to be used as racks for clothing, gear and, yes, bikes.