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Bike News Review – 8/22/13

Parking Services auctions off impounded bikes
The Daily O’Collegian – 8/21/13
Parking Services will auction off nearly 400 impounded student bicycles Saturday. The auction, which is in its 10th year, will consist mostly of bikes possessed by the OSU Police Department.

Universal Sports Network to air show about Interbike
Bicycle Retailer – 8/21/13
Consumers who can’t make it to Las Vegas on the final day of the Interbike trade show–through Interbike’s invitation program–will be able to get a snapshot of the product and happenings there during a one-hour show on Universal Sports Network.

Beavers are your 2013 NAHBPC Champions!
NAHardcourt – 8/21/13
This weekend marked the 5th annual occurrence of the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship, hosted by the Minneapolis Polo Club at the remarkable Roseville Skating Oval. 2013 has proven to be one of the most competitive and progressive seasons we’ve ever had and not enough can be said about this event.

ADOT study shows bicycle tourists have $88 million impact
Phoenix Business Journal – 8/21/13
ADOT found that the 14,000 out-of-state bicyclists who participate in roughly 250 events a year create an economic impact of more than $30 million in direct tourism spending and $57 million in retail sales.

Digging Into Dearborn Data: Patterns and Behavior on the Two-Way Bike Lane
Chicago Streets Blog – 8/20/13
Dearborn Street’s two-way protected bike lanes are equipped with 16 micro-radar sensors with four wireless access points so traffic data can be accessed in “real-time” via cloud-based storage. These technological features make it easy to measure the amount of bike traffic and red-light compliance by bicyclists.



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