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Learn how to become a leader in the safe streets movement in 2 weekends

OK, maybe you won’t be able to learn everything you need to know to become a safe streets leader in just two weekends, but you’ll get a jump start. Cascade Bicycle Club’s free Advocacy Leadership Institute is an innovative program … Continue reading

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Ride your bike, support bike-friendly businesses & donate toys Saturday

Ride your bike. Shop at bike-friendly businesses. Support survivors of domestic violence. Join Commute Seattle and Cascade Bicycle Club Saturday for the Seattle Bike Friendly Business Network‘s first Holiday Bike Friendly Ride. Meet up 2 p.m. at Métier (11th and … Continue reading

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What I did on my summer vacation

I specifically tried not to work for the three weeks I was traveling for my honeymoon. But of course being a bike blogger has poisoned my brain, and I couldn’t help noting city-making lessons for Seattle. So here’s a brief … Continue reading

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Watch: City Inside/Out takes on Seattle’s slashed bike plans

Seattle Channel’s City Inside/Out produced a quality segment on the city’s recent bike plan cuts and the public protest against them. The episode begins with a five-minute intro report outlining how the cuts came about and what people protesting the … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving 2015 shatters records, 160 people hauled 1,560 lbs of food

Seattle’s sixth annual Cranksgiving food drive bike ride was Saturday, and it was one for the record books. 160 people bought an astounding 1,560 pounds of food from local food vendors all around town and hauled it by bike to … Continue reading

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I got married by bike, and it was beautiful

Last week, I married the most beautiful and inspiring woman on the planet. Over the past seven years, Kelli has transformed my life in so many wonderful and powerful ways. Among them: She introduced me to biking for transportation. But … Continue reading

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Cascade’s new Bicycling Center has grand opening Saturday + Will move office by bike Nov 30

Cascade Bicycle Club is moving their office across Magnuson Park to a renovated lakefront building. But they’re hoping the new headquarters will be more than just an office. With space for members to gather and some event and programming space, … Continue reading

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Multimodal book tour stop #1: Portland

I am in Portland, the first stop on a multimodal book tour I am taking for the next couple weeks with my partner Kelli Refer. She is promoting her book Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling, which just arrived … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Crowdfunding Highlight: Pedal, Stretch, Breathe

Crowdfunding has played a huge role in the ever-growing bicycle economy in Seattle and around the world. From Iva Jean to Peddler’s Brewing, the Pedaler’s Fair was full of local businesses who used Kickstarter to help get off the ground … Continue reading

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Preview of the Seattle launch of Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kelli Refer is a Seattle yoga teacher who uses her bike as her primary mode of transportation. Her small book Pedal, Stretch, Breathe: The Yoga of Bicycling was recently released by Taking the Lane Media. Since I live … Continue reading

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Help fund a Seattle-written zine about yoga and biking

Pedal, Stretch, Breathe is a zine about yoga for people who bike and about biking for people who do yoga. And you can help fund it and score yourself a copy by backing the project’s Kickstarter campaign. The zine is … Continue reading

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