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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 »

2009 Top USA Bicycling Cities

The US Census Bureau released their 2009 American Community Survey numbers last week. This survey and the League of American Bicyclists and some news analysts crunched the numbers to divine the number of people who biked to work in 2009.

Cycling in Benin: Donation Drive for Benin National Team

Our favorite former pro racer turned Peace Corps Volunteer and CyclingNews.com blogger, Christoph Herby, has stirred up tremendous interest in supporting the Benin National Team with his recent “Cycling in Benin” posts. His most recent post is “Dreaming of the Champs Elysées.”

Cyclist wins Seattle mayoral election

In a close race watched closely by cycling advocates around the United States, cyclist Mike McGinn announced his victory tonight in the Seattle mayoral election after his opponent Joe Mallahan conceded. McGinn, who campaigned on his bicycle and strongly supports cycling and public transportation, was the dark horse candidate who was outspent three to one. read more »

Bike week bloggers

Design O Jek says it’s Bike to Work Week in Kansas! WashCycle says it’s Bike To Work Week in the Washington DC area! Riverfront Times says it’s Bike to Work Week in the St. Louis! Ozone Bike Department says Bike To Work Week and Day in Austin! Other stuff: wjc responds to jwz. Still, I’ve read more »

Bicycle blog

I didn’t run into Dorky Doug today, though I led BionX Boy and Java Man in to work at a nice 24 mph pace. I’m loving this week’s Bay Area weather, and it looks like every other bike commuter is also. Caltrain was packed and it’s only February. If you plan to bring your bike read more »