Bike Shaped Objects

Funky bikes and news
Bike News Review – 4/9/13

Every Lane is a Bike Lane
Urban Velo – 4/9/13
The campaign features messages including “Every Lane is a Bike Lane;” “Bicyclists may need a full lane;” and “Please share the road” in bright yellow lettering on the back of 75 Metro buses and on 135 billboards. Radio spots on 21 local radio stations throughout the region also share the straight-to-the-point PSAs. The campaign will run through May, leading up to Bike Week, May 13-17.

Stephen Colbert crashes pink bicycle in House office building
Red Alert Politics – 4/9/13
Standing out in the mist of 3-piece suits and briefcases on Capitol Hill last Friday, comedian Stephen Colbert was spotted pedaling a pink bicycle through the halls of the Longworth House Office Building and as it turns out, he apparently still needs his training wheels.

Salt Lake City launches GREENbike bicycle sharing
The Salt Lake Tribune – 4/9/13
One hundred three-speed bicycles at 10 stations scattered around the downtown area will allow short-term rentals of the bikes. A three-tiered rental schedule allows unlimited trips of 30 minutes or less at $5 for 24 hours, $15 for a week and $75 for an annual membership. For more information on GREENbike, go online to


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