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Times column: Seattle is now where Copenhagen was 30 years ago + But, hills!?

Nikolaj Lasbo is a duel Danish and American citizen who works for the Seattle Times. He recently wrote a column for the paper comparing the experience of biking in famously-cycle-friendly Copenhagen to biking in Seattle. Needless to say, it’s a … Continue reading

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Google Maps now gives elevation information for bike routes

Google Maps does not always give the greatest bike route suggestions, but it is a powerful tool for planning a ride to an unfamiliar place. The Street View and satellite image features are incredible ways to answer the questions: How … Continue reading

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Elly Blue: How do Seattle cyclists deal with all those hills?

Elly Blue — whose brilliant bike culture critiques and bikenomics essays end up cited all over this blog — was in town for the Seattle Bike Expo over the weekend (more on the Expo soon). She stayed at the luxurious … Continue reading

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