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The Big Need for Little Bikes

– Originally published in Momentum magazine (print edition 35) Each year brings a new crop of young cyclists and kids who’ve outgrown last year’s ride. Below, some helpful tips and sizing information to make sure the itty-bitty-biker in your family enjoys their two-wheeled freedom.  “How about a campaign to bring

Taking Another Step Towards Taking The Lanes

“It will make the chicken debate look calm,” notes Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs during the March 18th meeting of the city’s Bicycle Advisory Committee. He’s referring to the expected protestations from drivers, regarding the hoped-for implementation of a two lane reallocation trial on the Burrard Bridge later this year… and

The Ebike Effect

EBIKES GAIN MOMENTUM! I had the good fortune to test ride a Giant Twist Freedom ebike for a couple of weeks. After that experience, it’s easy to understand why I had so many eager ebikers ready and willing to talk to me for my upcoming article in Momentum Magazine. photo:

A Giving Gift Suggestion

If you are thinking about giving a charitable donation in lieu of a gift to someone this year, consider kiva.org.  The organization focuses on micro-credit for entrepeneurs in developing nations. Many female success stories are among the small business owners represented, offering hope that economic independence can give these women

Getting Ready for a Recession

What goes up in a Recession? It’s no joke that the answer, unfortunately, is crime. In the United Kingdom, it’s the same story from a Scottish perspective. The Observer claims its analysis of official English figures show a jump in burglaries coinciding with the economic downturn with some jurisdictions reporting