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The Bike Vote: How urban cyclists are grabbing the attention of government from the grassroots up

Lee Shoemaker rides his government-owned commuter bike out toward the South Bank Trail in Eugene, Ore. A couple of days ago, he got an email from iBikeEugene — an iPhone application that his department created for riders to report problems … Continue reading

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The Prolonged Retirement of Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes stares through a window at Full City Coffee Roasters on 13th Avenue and High Street. The rain drizzles down in a steady pour, a late weather shift for the rainy Willamette Valley. A cup of green tea steams … Continue reading

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Fall weather shift cyclists’ trends

As the weather in Oregon gets colder and wetter, cycling becomes less appealing as a form of transport. “I still want to ride my bike when the weather gets worse, but it’s harder to convince yourself to do it,” said … Continue reading

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Enterprise by Bike: What does is take to get the eight to 80-year-olds riding again?

Bicycle culture in Eugene, Ore. is filled with advocates from nearly every walk of life. Despite differences in lifestyle, they all share a passion for active transportation. Read on to discover some of the ways residents are working toward a greener, … Continue reading

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