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Altura Grid Softshell Pants – sensible trousers for sensible cyclists

Today’s best Altura Grid Softshell Pants deals There’s a catchphrase-of-sorts within our household, predominantly aimed at me. If I’m heading out for any kind of leisure activity – walking, photography, climbing, cycling – someone will invariably ask ‘Are you wearing your sensible trousers?’ This refers to any pair of multi-use leg coverings and I can’t …

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Three generations take part in epic cycling challenge to mark 79th birthday

Wrexham.com > News Posted: Wed 30th Nov 2022 A grandfather has marked his 79th birthday by cycling the famous Land’s End to John O’Groats route to raise money for Wales Air Ambulance. Jim Jones, from Flintshire, was joined by his son Martin Firth, 53, and his 16-year-old grandson Alfie, who live in Marford, on the …

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Activists work to take advantage of I-5 Rose Quarter comment period – BikePortland

Source: ODOT “The more comments submitted… the more that elected officials will feel empowered to join us.” – Aaron Brown, No More Freeways When the Oregon Department of Transportation opened up their public comment period for the Supplemented Environmental Assessment of the I-5 Rose Quarter projectcritics were ready to seize the moment. Members of No …

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How cycling can unlock an unlikely road to gender and social inclusiveness

A cargo bike for women, who often cycle with children or groceries. Image: Canva. What does cycling have to do with the liveability and gender inclusiveness of a city? The answer: everything. Women and men experience a city vastly differently, according to cycling ambassador Marianne Weinreich, chairwoman and co-founder of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark. …

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Quoc Chelsea Boots review – a promising idea, sadly not great either on or off the bike

Today’s best Quoc Chelsea Boots deals (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) The Humble Chelsea boot is way more than indie fashion, certainly for cycling brand Quoc, who created this commuter-friendly boot. At first glance, you probably wouldn’t think anything too much of it, a reasonably subtle-looking cycling shoe disguised as a boot, …

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Giving Tuesday – How to support cycling advocacy, charity, trail building & more!

Did you save some money on your Black Friday/Cyber ​​Monday deals? How about passing that $$ along to a non-profit working in the cycling industry? Here’s a list of organizations to get you started, and we always suggest that you research your area and find a local organization that could use your help – financially, …

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Time to weigh in on Oregon Transportation Plan update – BikePortland

(Source: ODOT) The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently in the process of updating the Oregon Transportation Plan, which will map out our state’s transportation system through the year 2050. ODOT wants to take a more hands-on approach to getting Oregonians involved this time around — so they’ve made a quiz to test your knowledge …

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AARN Uses NYLAARN Bio-Plastic to Create Premium Sports Sunglasses with Screw-less Hinge

A few weeks ago I was roaming the aisles of the Philly Bike Expo gawking and drooling over all of the beautiful bicycles and accessories. While checking some really cool looking “acid contrast” chainrings at the AARN booth, I noticed that there were unique-looking sunglasses on display as well. I then discovered that they were …

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