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Bikes Have The Power To Create Better Cities

May is National Bike Month in the United States, including Bike to Work Week from May 16-20 and Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20. To celebrate, we're  posting a weekly article about cool bikes, bene…

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Bikes Turned into Mini Power Plants

Unwanted bicycles are being sent from the United States and Canada to be made into power sources that drive corn grinders and water pumps in Guatemala. An organization called Maya Pedal is the force b…

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America’s Census: The Numbers

Remember that census form you filled out last year? Some of the findings from the annual profile of the U.S. were published last week by the Census Bureau. The New York Times created a fascinating gra…

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Portland: America’s Bike City (video)

More and more Americans are looking for ways to be greener as they move about, often by buying cars that use less gas. But the no-gas solution is also growing and that means bicycles. Where is a g…

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Sustainable Delivery with Pedal Power

Delivery services are almost a fact of life. Whether you're ordering a pizza or stocking a shop, those goods have to make their way to you. All of those trips add up to quite the carbon footprint! …

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Bike Helmet Tips for Safe Kids

For a long time I thought that our society was becoming too overly protective. When I was young, I'd remember, we'd roller skate over jumps at alarming speeds without knee pads, and we'd barrel down h…

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Bike Buying Guide

Are you in the market for a bike? There are a variety of bikes available, all with different attributes to serve different requirements. Here biking hotshot and Care2 researcher Stephanie Mandell guid…

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