Category Archives: Education

Why advocates should wear helmets

At the risk of starting a helmet war…I want to make my position about helmets and their use by advocates very clear. Recently one of the top bicycle advocates in our community rode in a community ride without a helmet. … Continue reading

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Trails, Urban Trails and Roads.

As a skilled and experienced cyclist I am capable of riding on pretty much any road. I’ve got video of riding in high speed traffic and the motorists doing just what we teach, waiting or moving to the other lane. … Continue reading

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Dangerous, redux

After someone asked about the front view I rode into town on the same route with a short detour to have lunch with Miller Nuttle of Bike Austin. Here is the front view of riding in Austin at 11:00 Tuesday … Continue reading

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First session (Media Training)

The 2014 Summit kicked off with the Advocate Media Training session. StreetsBlog USA, StreetFilms, and reporters from newspapers and TV stations. Room is full, lots of people of both genders. Sitting next to Tom Wald, Executive Director of Bike Austin. … Continue reading

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Advocates and airplanes

Sitting at the Austin airport, I looked up from my coffee to see Eileen Schaubert walking my way. She has moved out of Austin to Santa Monica so it was a big surprise to see her in Austin. Eileen is … Continue reading

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Cycling in the Neighborhood.

The Ghisallo Foundation in Austin TX is doing some interesting work. One of the things that has come out of their neighborhood work is an infographic about cycling in the Rosewood neighborhood in Austin. Pretty impressive work and tells a … Continue reading

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All of us on bikes!

The League of American Bicyclists was founded as the League of American Wheelman in 1880, primarily to bring together thousands of “Wheelmen” in an effort to encourage the development of “good roads.” Modern cyclists on carbon fiber frames running on … Continue reading

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