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Social media and cycling advocacy

Yesterday, we learned how Barb Chamberlain became director of Washington Bikes, the cycling advocacy group for the state of Washington. I first met Barb online; both of us actively use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to interact with other cyclists and advocates. I asked her how she and Washington Bikes read more »

Wrong way cycling not as dangerous as we thought?

The other day Elly Blue wrote that wrong-way riding (aka “salmoning”) is maybe not so much a character flaw as it is an indication that something is wrong with the system, whether it be evidence of a lack in bicycle safety education or a problem with our infrastructure.

Olympic cycling legs

How big are your thighs? Check out the Olympic thighs on German track cyclist Robert Forstemann.

Andreas’ Top 50 Cycling Blogs

Andreas just published his Top 50 Bicycle Blogs for 2011. He used ranking information from Google and Alexa then mixed that with Twitter metrics and comment activity to come up with his list. The most interesting random fact for me: 11% of blogs included are focused on “Cycle Chic”!

Twitter Contest

I’m running a contest on Twitter right now. The prize is a $20 gift card from online bike retailer Jenson USA. To enter: Tweet a 5-7-5 haiku about bicycling. You *must* use the hashtag #baiku and you must get my attention by appending your tweet with @cyclelicious. The Deadline is at noon US Pacific Time read more »

Top 50 cycling blogs

Andreas the London Cyclist has posted his Top 50 cycling blogs of 2010. I love that he even links to the bloggers’ Twitter accounts. You’ll see many familiar blogs on that list, including that of Yours Truly. (Thanks, Andreas!)