The mountains of Europe have many different meanings for different people. For the locals they are a way of life; for visitors they represent breathtaking beauty, active holidays, and peaceful moments. For cyclists, however, the dramatic landscapes mean something quite different: suffering, pain, agony―and glory.
“Climate is the number one priority. Less cars means less pollution. 2017 will be the year of the bicycle.” said Anne Hidalgo.
Paris will also ban private cars from the historical Place du Carrousel du Louvre, which cuts through the Tuileries park and the square in front of the Louvre, the world’s most visited museum with about 9 million visitors per year.
“As a brewery founded on a bike ride ride through Belgium, bike advocacy is part of our DNA so this is a tremendous honor,” said Bryan Simpson, New Belgium’s public relations director. “Making the world a more bike-friendly place is core to our mission, from giving every co-worker a cruiser bike on their one-year anniversary, to including bike advocacy in our grants program and Tour de Fat.”
“We are all imprisoned by rules. Everyone longs for freedom to behave in the way they see fit. I’m a non-conformist, and some feel inspired by the way I express freedom of thought. I’ve never been meticulous or calculating, on or off the bike. I ride instinctively, responding to the moment. There’s chaos in everyday life, and I tune into that chaos.” -Marco Pantani
51 days until Spring in the Northern hemisphere. Still carrying some winter weight and want to be ready and fit for Spring cycling season? We recommend trying the Whole 30, you will learn to eat healthier and build healthy eating habits.
The complex will feature three main components or “fields of play,” a world-class velodrome cycling track, running, walking and in-line skating lanes and a multi-purpose infield and coffee shop/cafe.
If passed the bill will ban cyclists from riding on two-lane roads without a paved shoulder in the state on a total of 7,000 miles of paved road and nearly 41,000 miles of unpaved dirt roads!
Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, as well as a charitable foundation.
Whether you are novice or have been riding for many years clipless pedals are a great investment and will add to your cycling enjoyment.
Cyclists around the world and of all ages will be grateful Jens shut up his legs but not his mouth. His hilarious, unique, instructive, always heartfelt stories from inside the peloton bring even more color to one of the most colorful careers in all of pro bicycle racing.
Former Olympic champion, Tour de France record holder, successful bike designer, and leader of the British Olympic Cycling Team’s ‘Secret Squirrels’, Chris Boardman, looks at the development of the modern bike from the first experiments with gearing, through to the superbikes of today.
World Bicycle Relief mobilizes people through The Power of Bicycles. We are committed to helping people conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence and thrive.