That old bicycle lodged in a tree on Vashon Island makes national headlines » Biking Bis

 

It is a surprise to see the rusty girl’s bike embedded in a tree about six feet off the ground. I searched around for it this summer on a bike ride over on Vashon, and finally found it in some woods on the northeast corner of 99th Avenue SW and SW 204th Street (see map).

via That old bicycle lodged in a tree on Vashon Island makes national headlines » Biking Bis.

Cyclelicious » Project Southern Tier

Climate Change? and the bicycle? This fellow combined an interest in both to produce this four video series. He biked from California to Florida, interviewing people about environmental efforts along the way and then produced this four video series. Cyclicious introduces it, but you might go directly to The Project Southern Tier website to view the videos.

 

Cyclelicious » Project Southern Tier.

Ride Of My Life : the story of the bicycle. – YouTube

From the bone-braker to the modern frame, this video covers it all with a special focus on the British origins of the bike. Among the hhighlights are the visit to the Brooks saddle factory and vulcaizing your own tires.–Corrie

 

Ride Of My Life : the story of the bicycle. – YouTube.

Here’s How to Turn 70 | Bike Noob

Take this, you 40 year olds.–Corrie

Perhaps their best known is a fellow named Ken Bonner, who has a lifetime of accomplishments on the bike. He regularly turns in some of the fastest times on the club’s randonnees. But it was only recently I learned that he’s just turned 70 years of age.

via Here’s How to Turn 70 | Bike Noob.

Cyclelicious » A collection of bicycle movies

Auerbach’s films are available on Amazon and Ebay as well as from the bicyclemovies.com website. –Corrie

 

 

Here’s a gift idea: “Bicycle Dreams” producer Stephen Auerbach has compiled a collection of 22 independent films starring bikes.

via Cyclelicious » A collection of bicycle movies.

Pedal America by Ira David Levy — Kickstarter

Never heard of Pedal America, the TV show? Me neither! But it looks really interesting especially if you’ve an interest in bicycle touring.

So why is the next episode available on KWSU at 2am Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012?

If you think that it is cool, you might want to come back to KickStarter and kick in some bucks towards a second season? A second season? Who knew about the first?–corrie

 

Pedal America is the only national television show in the United States that educates and inspires viewers to re-discover the travel, environmental, and health benefits of recreational bicycling. Whether you’re physically abled or challenged, young, single, a couple, or senior citizen, the series showcases cycling as an all-inclusive activity that can build a sense of community. Even noncyclists will discover great travel ideas.

via Pedal America by Ira David Levy — Kickstarter.

‘Tis the Season: Moving a Christmas Tree by Bike | Utility Cycling

Okay, this is not how I want to ride my bike. Besides, my Christmas Tree of recent years has spent the off-season in plastic cartons.–Corrie

 

‘Tis the Season: Moving a Christmas Tree by Bike | Utility Cycling.

Bike Commuter Store: Essential Cycling Gear from Amazon.com

I’m accustomed to buying books from Amazon. Recently, I’ve been going to Amazon as my first source for just about anything. Hadn’t given bicycling gear any thought though.–corrie

 

Bike Commuter Store: Essential Cycling Gear from Amazon.com.

Best Gifts Under $25 for Bike Riders – Best Gifts for Cyclists

Got a cyclist on your Christmas list or perhaps you need some ideas for those with your name on a Christmas list? Here you go–Corrie

PS. Be sure to check out the other links with this story.–CCR

 

The holidays are here, and that means you are looking for that perfect present for a bike lover. Here are some great gift items all under $25 that will certainly make them merry and bright.

via Best Gifts Under $25 for Bike Riders – Best Gifts for Cyclists.

The Bike Nazi: Why motorists don’t see you

Read this closely, then follow the link to the original article. We only think we see the world. Instead, our brains are interpreting it to us.

When you move your head and/or eyes to scan a scene, your eyes don’t move smoothly… they move in a series of quick jumps, and only when they briefly pause, is an image processed and sent to the brain.

via The Bike Nazi: Why motorists don’t see you.

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