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Metaphor for freedom

The Motion Initiative (TMI) uses bicycles to “facilitate adventure, freedom, and hope, through the gateway of cycling, to the inner city youth of Grand Rapids, Michigan.”

How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy. National Geographic published a new book for teens and young adults on the history of women and cycling. [Ad]

Freedom

I had a post in mind about 9/11, terrorism and American liberty, but it’s a busy day week at work so I’ll point you to this old article on Freedom from Citizen Rider. They hate us because we are free. They hate us because we question the beliefs they hold so fervently. They hate us read more »

New VTA ads highlight expanded service El Camino Real

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) began longer hours during the week and Sunday service on the popular 522 “Rapid” bus line, which connects East San Jose to Palo Alto along Alum Rock Avenue, Santa Clara Street, The Alameda, and El Camino Real. The 522 bus now runs until 10:30 PM during the week read more »

San Jose bike train ride report

A group of five avid bike commuters had a great time launching San Jose Bike Train this morning.

Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.