Category Archives: Green Living

Another new reality

For me, at least. It’s been ages since I’ve had any bikey news, and am ashamed to say I have hardly been on my bike in the last two years. I’m not sure why I didn’t ride much last year, … Continue reading

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Another week, another ride

I hate going a whole week between rides, but this past week was so hot I could not bring myself to get out there. Finally the heat broke on Saturday, and with a pleasantly warm morning, I rode my bike … Continue reading

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Vote for Oil Independence

Oceana.org is proposing a plan to reduce oil consumption, and virtually eliminate off-shore drilling and oil imports from the Persian Gulf by 2035. They are one of three finalists for a $10,000 prize, to be awarded by SACE – Southern … Continue reading

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Sea Turtles in Grave Danger from Oil Spill

For almost a month now, hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to gush into the Gulf of Mexico each day.  The lives of sea turtles, tuna, sharks, dolphins, birds and other marine animals are being threatened by this … Continue reading

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John Leguizamo Takes Manhattan by Bike

I just found this on CNN. It’s an article and video of John Leguizamo advocating for bicycling in the city. Sounds like he knows what he’s doing, recommending lights on helmet, and front and back of bike. He talks about … Continue reading

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Chicago Looking to Create Its First Bike Boulevard

A friend in Chicago brought this to my attention. I’m not sure if this means they have no bike lanes in Chicago, which I doubt but will have to confirm with my friend. And of course they reference Portland as … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2010 Tonight

All that’s asked is for you to switch off your lights for one hour tonight, 8:30 – 9:30PM, your local time in a show of support. A record 125 countries and territories are participating this year, from the humble beginnings … Continue reading

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