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Tweet Your Local Reps for Bicycle Policy

One thing to come out of this year’s National Bike Summit was a twitter campaign to reach out to local politicians and influence cycling transportation policy.

According to Bicycle Retailer Magazine:

At Bike Summit, the League launches a Twitter campaign By: Brian Staff March 5th, 2014

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — As the National [...]

Charlie Speaks, You Should Listen…And Get Involved

Charlie McCorkell was going to Washington to fight for cyclists safety long before there was a National Bike Summit. He was painting his own bike lanes and taking matters into his own hands.

You may know Charlie as the jovial owner of one of the most established bike shops in NYC, Bicycle Habitat, [...]

Summing up the Summit at the National Bike Summit 2015

Washington DC-The Ladies of the #webiketoDC coalition made it to the National Bike Summit, despite Arctic Vortexes and snowy weather.

More about their journey from Streetsblog USA:

The Freezing NYC-DC Bike Ride to Support Women in Cycling By: Angie Schmitt March 3rd, 2014

The 2014 National Bike Summit is underway in our nation’s [...]

WeBiketoDC, National Bike Summit and More.

Early next week is the National Bike Summit (March 3rd-5th) in Washington D.C. where cyclists get a chance to discuss bicycle transportation policy on a National Level.

U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx will be there:

for this convention hosted by the League of American Cyclists.

You can follow along on twitter, [...]

Recap, Youth Bike Summit. Epoch Times

Recycle-A-Bicycle has been empowering young people through a love and knowledge of bicycles for decades. This has lead them to spearhead the Youth Bike Summit that took place over the weekend (Feb. 14th-16th) at the New School. Through lectures, panel discussions and workshops the three day festival brought people of all ages, from [...]

#NBS12-Washington Post

An article on the National Bike Summit in the Washington Post:

National Bike Summit: Cycling advocates headed to Capitol Hill By Ashley Halsey III, Published: March 19th, 2012

The annual National Bike Summit convenes in Washington this week, with threats to government funding for bike and pedestrian programs leading the agenda.

“They [...]

National Bike Summit, March 20th-22nd

Next week in Washington DC, the League of American cyclists presents the National Bicycle Summit, a three day lobbying effort to fight for national policy to include bicycles in the transportation agenda of the US.

Washington, D.C. — March 19, 2012 — American transportation is in the midst of a revolution. In [...]

Bikes Belong Benefit at Sid’s NYC

Here’s an event in NYC to benefit cyclists rights nationwide.

Come join Bicycling magazine and Sid’s Bikes for a VIP event – on St. Patty’s Day – to support cycling advocacy group Bikes Belong and to welcome “Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington” as they pass through NYC on their way to Washington, D.C.

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Bike Shop News Round Up

Here are some news bits from the local bike shops here in NYC:

Affinitycycles.com Will be hosting a pre-party for this year’s Monster Track: ************ Charlie McCorkell, owner of Bicycle Habitat, (which has a sweet new website btw) will be in Washington at the National Bike Summit which starts today. (March 8th)

Find [...]