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Pour ceux qui aiment le jazz…

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 by selhurst in links

As intrepid becyclists prepare their bikes and mallets, French newspaper Le Monde gets in on the act;

 

http://www.lemonde.fr/sport/article/2011/03/02/le-bike-polo-nouvelle-star-des-sports-de-rue_1487119_3242.html

 

Sandy

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Boneshacker Magazine

Posted: Friday, July 23, 2010 by greeni in links, misc

Reading through issue #1 of the Bristol based Boneshacker Magazine. It’s fantastic! Conceived by James Lucas who started a community bicycle workshop more or less like ours down in Bristol, ‘Boneshacker is a collection of articles, stories and anecdotes about people and projects doing great things with bicycles.’

Full to the brim with photography and illustration, we hope that it will both inspire and entertain, raise awareness and bring a smile to your face…and appeal to both bike-heads and to those who may not yet even have experienced the true joy and freedom that can be found from our two-wheeled friends.

Issue #2 is in print and the magazine will be published quarterly, printed on recycled paper etc. It’s a pleasure to read. Order your copy for £5 here: http://www.boneshakermag.com/

The Bristol Bike Project

Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 by greeni in links

http://www.thebristolbikeproject.org

Glasgow Bike Shed

Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 by greeni in links

Yo! Check out the new Glasgow Bicycle Community Project that opened on the 10th of July 2010. Give them a shout and a good luck! So nice to see there are more of us now!

http://www.glasgowbikeshed.org/

We are a Glasgow based Community Social Enterprise run by volunteers that recycles bicycles from a variety of local sources and promotes safe cycling in town.

Refurbished donated bikes and re-usable parts will be reconditioned and sold in the shop. All other parts such as steel, aluminum, alloys, rubber etc will be dismantled for scrap. It also offers bicycle related training and advice to local communities such as puncture repair, bike maintenance and cycle training. A part of the workshop space will be available to customers two days a week to visit and to use the tools to repair their own bikes under the supervision of our mechanics.

The project is committed to promote cycling and re-cycling in Glasgow.

Basic Bike Maintenance – vid

Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 by greeni in links

Girls on Bicycles – Photo Blog

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010 by greeni in links, misc

Copenhagenize

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010 by greeni in links, misc

In case you don’t know it, this is a really nice blog to read through every once in a while: http://www.copenhagenize.com/