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Celebrate the “love of bicycling” in May


There are many bicycling events coming up in the Month of May, as it is National Bike Month here in the United States. These include: National Bike to School Day – May 7th Cyclofemme – May 11th National Bike to Work … Continue reading

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PROVOking the birth of bike sharing


Near the conclusion of his outstanding book, entitled In the City of Bikes; The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist, author Pete Jordan reveals an unknown [at least to me], yet significant part of bicycling history – the birth of the bike … Continue reading

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Powerful, peaceful, poignant, pedal parade


Yesterday evening, I had the great honor to take part in my first Greater Lansing Ride of Silence. One of more than 350 such events being held in all 50 states and 21 countries on May 15th, the Ride of … Continue reading

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2013 Ride of Silence – takes place on May 15, 2013


The 11th annual version of this solemn event will take place worldwide on Wednesday, May 15th starting at 6:30 p.m. or 7:00 pm local time. The Ride of Silence began in Dallas, Texas and honors those who have lost their lives or … Continue reading

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May 16, 2012 – A rolling tribute to cyclists’ we’ve lost


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“The silence can be deafening” – Ride of Silence 2012


In 2012, the tenth anniversary of a solemn event will take place worldwide on Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00 pm local time. The Ride of Silence began in Dallas, Texas and honors those who have lost their lives or been … Continue reading

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