Community Bike Programs http://momentummag.com/topics/community-program/index.rss Co-op tool shares, bike share programs, bikes for kids and more are all community bike programs. Read about news and new ideas for a new cycling culture. en-us Sun, 16 Sep 2012 18:40:33 GMT Inspired By Our Bike Parade A celebratory bike parade reminds us that the kids are confident, capable and ready to ride.

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The New Face of Cycling Stereotypes about bicycling are falling away as diverse communities adopt and promote the cycling lifestyle.

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Local Spokes Advocates from nine organizations in New York – including Transportation Alternatives and Asian Americans for Equity – formed Local Spokes in 2011.

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Spokes and Sprouts? A 9-day velo-adventure of Ottawa´s Foodscapes Bike touring, farm touring. An eating, riding, community-building adventure you're welcome to be a part of.

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Need a New Bike? Lots of Second-Hand Options While there are all kinds of shiny new bikes for kids and adults at fine bike shops everywhere, there are also lots of well-loved bikes looking new homes. If you've got an old bike sitting in the garage, consider donating it to be refurbished.

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Gearing Up for Bike Month May is bike month. Once upon a time there was "bike to work week." Now it's a whole month. And it's about biking everywhere, all the time. Because biking is fun, social, great exercise and often quick and convenient.

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Cargo Trailer Big Enough for Six Passengers Saw this amazing trailer on Toronto's Centre Island. Looked like it could easily be swapped between bikes. Looked like lots of fun. A bike bus.

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Bike Shares in Canada and the US These cities are leading North America with bike share systems up and riding!

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How to Rent a Bike while Traveling Cycling during a trip is getting easier all the time. Here are a few tips for those trips when taking your wheels with you just isn't practical.

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Winter Cycling Survey Does your city support winter cycling? The Laurier Avenue Segregated Bike Lane has been cleared of snow this winter. Now the city of Ottawa is surveying cyclists to identify up to three 10K routes that cyclists would also like to see cleared of snow.

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An Adapted Bicycle Offers the Gift of Mobility Hal Honeyman of Project Mobility has been able to make young Autumn Daley's dreams of riding outside under her own power come true with the gift of an adapted bicycle.

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Seattle Folk Festival 2011 Benefit Square Dance Come for a toeclip tapping good time at the Seattle Folk Festival at the benefit square dance! Proceeds go to Bike Works, a nonprofit organization building sustainable communities in Columbia City in Seattle's southeast.

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Have Your Say -- What improvements to cycling safety, infrastructure, education and regulation would you like to see? The public has until Wednesday November 30 to submit cycling safety concerns and suggestions to the Office of the Chief Coronor of Ontario.

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Cycling Education Cycling education starts with learning to ride a bike. For streets, bike lanes and sidewalks to be safe for everyone, cycling education should continue with safe cycling skills for people of all ages and abilities, whether or not they ride bikes.

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The Rick Hansen Relay Wheels, Rides and Runs Through Town ...and right across the country. Retracing Rick's legendary Man in Motion tour, this 25th Anniversary cross-Canada celebration includes 7000 Medal Bearers who are difference makers in their communities. On Friday, we cheer the tour through our 'hood.

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Pump It Up Victoria Saturday, October 22, 1-2pm Victoria's Bike Skills Park is celebrating its grand opening. Bring your bike and join the party.

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TyK Bike Calendar 2012 Pin-ups Sneak Peek Thought You Knew is getting set to reveal the fresh looks for their 2012 calendar and looking for pre-orders to support this cause.

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The Pedal and the Revolution Sara checks out San Francisco's Pedal Revolution, a shop located in the Mission district which repairs and sells new and used bikes and gives much needed support to some of the city’s at-risk youth.

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Red, Bike and Green - Reaching Minority Populations Red, Bike and Green encourages minorities to use bikes as an alternative mode of transportation.

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The Bike-Car-Bus Commuter Race is On As part of their Sustainable Transportation Week, September 16-22, Ottawa's Enviro Centre is holding a race between three commuters--one travelling by bike, another by bus and the third by car--all trying to get to the Museum of Civilization first.

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