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Friday fun

It’s been a bit rainy lately, so it’s worth remembering that it’s still easy enough to ride your bike. I don’t know about you, but I have a better day if I can ride to work instead of being squashed into a humid, steamy-windowed bus.

By Stougard (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

This week:

Unity can’t decide which cycling shoes to wear.

The Guardian reports on a petition against the introduction of mandatory cycle helmets in Northern Ireland.

A problem we’d like the Council to have – expensive new bike counter can’t keep up with all the cyclists.

Cyclelicious has CNN’s video report of an 83 year-old woman escaping the tsunami on her bike.

Ecovelo buys a Civia Bryant belt drive bike. (These are available in NZ at Velo Ideale).

One Response to Friday fun

  1. Lesley

    March 19, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    I have a red rain poncho just like that for cycling in the rain. Wellington’s winds do make it feel more like a kite at times though.

    The video of the lady cycling away from the Japan Tsunami reminds me of the many pictures of people getting around post-quake Christchurch on bike where cars couldn’t.

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