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Parking a Trike or Two

Trikes take up more space than bicycles, at least more width. Finding a good place to park and lock a trike can be a little challanging but we have found some tricks that make trike parking easier. Infrastucture Standard spacing … Continue reading

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Trike rides for Elders

Wow, I’ve just found the Cyclingwithoutage.org web site and the program to give trike rides to elders…FREE!!! Ani and I just picked up two trikes and found a place to store them. First ride by Rob and Cynthia was a … Continue reading

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Diverging Diamonds are a cyclist’s worst enemy.

Introduction Diverging Diamond Intersections (DDI) are a recent innovation in intersection treatment to speed up the flow of traffic and reduce conflicts where two major highways intersect. DDIs are a very effective method to reduce crashes and smooth the flow … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to ride in the dark…

My name is Preston and I am a bike light addict. One time my wife pointed out the three headlights and four tail lights scattered around my bike and body and suggested that I had more money in lights then … Continue reading

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Downtown is dangerous

When people find out I ride downtown they generally look at me funny and then tell me they would never ride downtown because it is too dangerous. Just to see if it really was true I put my trusty GoPro … Continue reading

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Worn out

The morning session of the Women’s Forum is complete and I am already worn out. The energy is so powerful as people, women, stand up and talk about what they are doing to change our world. The message about getting … Continue reading

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Weather and Travel

Today is mild (69) and grey in Alexandria where I am staying but just wait. Tonight it will start raining and the temperature is headed below freezing. Should have sleet and freezing rain to lay a nice base of ice … Continue reading

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