Bike Shaped Objects

Funky bikes and news
Bike News Review – 11/25/13

Short cut is city’s first bicycle boulevard
Post-Gazette – 11/22/13
Pittsburgh now has its first bicycle boulevard — a street on which bicycles have priority over other vehicular traffic — and it is … (drum roll) … Gold Way in Polish Hill. Gold Way is an obscure little road unless you’re one of the hundreds of drivers and cyclists who use it to get stealthily from Polish Hill to Oakland.

Tucsonans take on bicycle, pedestrian safety

Arizona Daily Star – 11/22/13
The record number of pedestrian deaths in the Tucson area — 21 so far this year — along with the steady drumbeat of bicycle collisions show now is the time to take action. If Tucson and Arizona are to keep their place as havens for bicyclists — a reputation underlined by the arrival of 8,600 cyclists for El Tour de Tucson this weekend — the body count must come down.

Behind the scenes at Divvy headquarters

Red Eye Chicago – 11/12/13
There are no signs or banners on this nondescript industrial warehouse in West Town to indicate that the 18,000-square-foot structure is headquarters for what could soon become the largest commuter cycling system in the country.


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