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

Do It Yourself Cycling Fashion

Momentum magazine hosted a sewing workshop for cyclists on Saturday, Nov. 8. On hand to teach participants how they can recycle old sweaters and dress slacks into stylish arm warmers and cycling knickers was Nan Eastep of B Spoke Tailor. Here’s some highlights of the fun, and an interview with