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Who pays for the roads, anyway?

A friend asked a question on facebook yesterday. She wanted an objective, fact-based response to the argument some people start about bicycle riders: “Bicyclists don’t pay for roads so they shouldn’t use them.” This argument seems logical to many, but in fact, is completely off-base. First, there is no such thing as a road tax. Read the full article…

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Close Call

Close Call

“Wow, that car almost hit me!” “…that $#^^#*@ threw a soda bottle at me as he went past!” Most of us have experienced close calls, if not exactly one of those two scenarios, then one just as unsettling or dangerous. Your heart races, and flashes of what might have happened go through your mind. Now there’s Read the full article…

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Bicycling in NOLA

Bicycling in NOLA

We’ve spent the last week in New Orleans. It’s been fun visiting family, eating at some of our favorite haunts, and just enjoying the city’s amazing vibe. One of the things that has become more and more apparent in the years since Katrina is the rapid rise of bicycling in the city. It began with Read the full article…

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