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May is Bicycle Month!
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There will be no shortage of cycling activities this May  – so no excuses for not getting out and about on 2 wheels! Let’s all celebrate the joy of bicycle riding, the freedom it brings, and the rewarding feeling of getting there under your own power.  We have highlighted a few of the events we […]

LaneSpotter is Coming!
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We’re excited to invite Cleveland cyclists to take part in the pilot launch of a new cycling app called LaneSpotter! We have had discussions with it’s developer, and Cleveland joins Pittsburgh, Denver, Seattle and others in helping during this initial testing phase.  LaneSpotter will be better than other apps because it’s route focused, and uses […]

Three Feet of Celebration
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“The operator of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle shall pass to the left at a safe distance and shall not again drive to the right until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle. When a motor vehicle overtakes and passes a bicycle, three feet or greater is considered a safe passing distance.” Two sentences.  It has […]

The Future of Bikes on Public Square?
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At some point this week during the preparation for the reopening of Public Square – the bicycle markings within the shared lanes disappeared – deeply scrubbed from existence.  The signage vanished from the roadsides as well. It didn’t take long for the inquiries to begin coming our way.  Social media followers and members of the […]

Read About Riding!
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“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss In honor of Read Across America Day & the birthday or Dr. Seuss, we offer you this list of books to fuel your next cycling adventure, or increase your knowledge of all things 2 […]

How Far is Three Feet?
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We are nearing the effective date for the statewide 3′ Foot Passing Law for cyclists, and there is a lot of excitement in the riding community surrounding an enforceable measure of safety while passing.  Three feet has long been considered a courtesy that drivers should extend while passing someone on a bicycle, but the law […]

Removing Another Barrier
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A common barrier facing new or returning riders is figuring out where to ride safely.  They may have thousands of driving miles under their belt, but the prospect of traveling just a few bicycle miles can be daunting.  This often stems from assuming that the route you take in your car would naturally be the […]

The Majority Rules
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Last December, the American Heart Association polled 600 registered Ohio voters (including over 200 cell phone users) about their opinions on healthy living and desires for proper infrastructure to support it.  Given how divided things tend be be in society as of late, one wouldn’t expect a strong majority to evolve out of the data. […]