Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes (Some rights reserved) In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Celebrations: June 3 is World …

May is Bike Month

Poster: #BikeMonth (Some rights reserved) ¡Sí más bicicletas! Yes more bicycles, please. May is National Bike Month – bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated across the nation. Hashtag: #BikeMonth HistoryEstablished in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage …

Bike Valet

Photo: Downtown (Some rights reserved) Bike Valet = Valet service for bikes Translating: Does anyone in Las Vegas offer bike valet service? Spanish: ¿Alguien en Las Vegas ofrece servicio de valet de bicicletas? Artwork / Cue Yourself Planeta.com

Ciclovía

Photo: Nan Palmero, Mexico City (Some rights reserved) Ciclovía = Cycle way Ciclovía events temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for biking, walking, playing, and socializing Also see: Open Streetsopenstreetsproject.orgatlantastreetsalive.com/openstreetsnyc.govchicago.goveugene-or.govbikesiliconvalley.orgopenstreetspgh.org – @openstreetspgh Alsostreetfilms.org – @Streetfilmsstreetsblog.org – @StreetsblogUSA Questions = Preguntas How do ciclovía organizers inform and engage participants? = ¿Cómo …

Bike Share

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Bike Share = service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis for a price Questions = Preguntas Are we doing enough to grow bike share programs? = ¿Estamos haciendo lo suficiente para hacer crecer los programas de bicicletas compartidas? HeadlinesWhy …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Garces Station (Some rights reserved) One of our Vegas Faves, the BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike …

Bicycle Friendly

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Bicycle-friendly policies and practices help some people feel more comfortable about traveling by bicycle with other traffic. The level of bicycle-friendliness of an environment can be influenced by many factors resulting from town planning and cycling infrastructure decisions. – Wikipedia From the League of American Bicyclists Bicycling is more than …

Bikes Links

Photo: Bike Share in Las Vegas (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about bikes? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe case for funding bike infrastructureA new way to travel across the USA – BBCMiddle Ground – Bike Magazine – @bikemagLet Me Explain This Hilarious Cycling Scandal …