Monthly Archives: December 2010

Bike Advocacy Division

I’m pretty tired of hearing about chic, citizen cyclists and all the rest. No one knows about your commute better than you. Continue reading

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Ikea – Swedish for “Here’s a bike, sucker!”

So this week, IKEA gave all 12,400 of its US based suckers…err… I mean employees a Bicycle as a year end bonus. What a great way for a company to give back to their hardworking employees. Or is it? Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Vehicular Cycling isn’t For Me

If you’re a Vehicular Cycling Proponent, then you’re doing it wrong. Continue reading

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WaterlooBikes discusses Winter Cycling with 570’s Jeff Allan

The interview with 570’s Jeff Allan went well and was largely a non-controversial yawner.  But that’s what we think of winter cycling, just get out there and enjoy the fresh air! Hear what WaterlooBikes had to say and in addition hear … Continue reading

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AM 570 – Winter Cycling Interview

Should this ‘Pinko‘ be controversial? AM 570’s Jeff Allan asked to interview someone from WaterlooBikes about winter cycling (should be around 10.30AM December 8).  It’s likely a follow up on a Record article by Terry Pender that ran in this weekend’s daily profiling … Continue reading

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Light Rail Transit – A deathtrap for cyclists?

I echo the values espoused by supporters of LRT; livable spaces, sustainable cities, pedestrian friendly, automobile independence etc … but there’s one picture with LRT that scares me. And I don’t want it to be me! On King Street the … Continue reading

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Signs, Signs…. not everywhere!

I have to say that one of the biggest peeves I have when riding to work along my chosen streets is when a car or truck (or as in my case, a seemingly Monster Truck) is parked on a bend … Continue reading

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