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Study: Recreation cycling in Washington generates $3.1 billion for state’s economy

Biking is good for the state’s economy. It’s one of those ideas that seems fairly obvious, but we haven’t really had much solid data to know exactly how much cycling helps. Until now. It turns out, it helps maybe even … Continue reading

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Bike Jobs: Development Director at Bike Works + 2 at Cascade

Did you know that the bicycle industry in Europe has created 650,000 jobs? That’s more than the continent’s mining and quarrying industry, and more than the number of people employed by the Big 3 US auto makers combined. Well, join … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Spoke & Food coming to a restaurant in your neighborhood Tuesday

Spoke & Food is a brilliant event that brings bikes, local dining and local non-profit fundraising together. All you have to do is bike to the participating restaurant near you for dinner Tuesday (June 26). A portion of your bill … Continue reading

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You have to ride to work this week to get counted

This week is not the week to take a break from bike commuting. SDOT is conducting their bicycle and pedestrian counts May 10-12, according to the SDOT Blog. So if you want to get counted, you gotta ride! From SDOT: … Continue reading

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Bikenomics: I spend more money on the military than on my bicycle

I have a terrible, dirty little secret. Even though I depend on my bicycle as my primary means of transportation and spend my days writing about bicycles on this blog, I spend more money on war than on my bike. … Continue reading

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Bikenomics: Biking is as fast as driving

Many people have tried to calculate the “true” cost of driving, and the resulting numbers can vary dramatically. Before even attempting to add the costs up, one needs to figure what should even be included. How far do you go? … Continue reading

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