Bike Shaped Objects

Funky bikes and news
Bike News Review – 7/2/13

Bicycle city flourishes in Reykjavik this summer
News of Iceland – 7/2/13
Freedom, time flexibility and money-saver are terms further related to bicycles more than private vehicles at present. Bike facilities have greatly improved in the last years. The latest of which is the bike counter which gives useful information in Suðurlandsbraut.

19 years of easy riding for Chain Gang bicycle club
The Island packet – 7/1/13
Joe Bogacz looked back as he slowed his bicycle to a stop. He patiently waited for the other nine riders in this Tuesday’s Chain Gang ride to catch up. “Sometimes it’s like herding a pack of turtles,” he said with a laugh.

Ask a Trooper: Bicycle Laws and Safety Issues
Northland News Center – 7/1/13
However, traffic safety experts know there is still much work to be done in Minnesota to improve bicycle safety. Preliminary data from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety shows a slight increase in bicycle deaths in 2012—seven were killed, compared to five in 2011. Injuries were down by about 6 percent in 2012.

It’s the ‘Bicycle Spring’
Christian Science Monitor – 7/1/13
For a while in the late 19th century, bikes were the wonders of the age. Pre-automobile Henry Ford rode one. Pre-airplane Wright brothers built them. But for most of the 20th century two-wheelers retreated before the onslaught of increasingly impressive quadricycles. Bikes carved out a niche as kid’s toy, college necessity, and weekend amusement. Cars ruled.

Virginia Beach considers allowing bicycle riding on city beaches
Washington Post – 7/1/13
A proposed ordinance would allow bicycle riding at the water’s edge any time from October to April. From May to September, bicycle riding would be allowed between 6 p.m. and 10 a.m.



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