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Saint Petersburg in the Sun

I was in Saint Petersburg last week for a great conference. We went for a bike ride and then…

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Moscow Russia Bike Share

Moscow, Russia have piloted their own bike share program after intense lobbying by local bicycle advocates. 300 red bikes (Hear that, Dan Maes?) at 30 docking stations around central Moscow are provided by Homeport Bikesharing Solutions of Prague in the Czech Republic, which also operates the bike share program. This “СитиБайк” (phonetically “City Bike”) program read more »

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Nataliya Vasilyeva rides a bicycle

Nataliya Vasilyeva is a business reporter for the Associated Press is Moscow, Russia. She writes about the challenges of cycling in the Russian capital. Riding a bike in Moscow is somehow a different experience from cycling in any other European city. With no bike lanes but plenty of road rage, most cyclists in Moscow, myself read more »
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In Praise of Pussy

Since I am at work and missing today’s protest at the Russian Embassy in SF, consider this as my virtual Free Pussy Riot Protest, featuring some of my bike gal pals, looking a bit anti-establishmentarian. Ya with me? Mikaela says “Free the Pussies!” … Continue reading »

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Cycling in Russia: Bikes and guns

They combine cycling with shooting sports in the Russian warm weather version of a biathlon. Yesterday’s Russian Bike Party post led me to find Velo Samara, a bicycle club in Samara, Russia. Among their activities is a fun looking bike + gun biathlon event for children, teens and adults. They call this event a Велобиатлон read more »
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Samara Russia Bike Party

A bunch of woman and a handful of men joined up for a “Ladies” theme Bike Party in Samara, Russia last Saturday. This seems to be the fourth annual Велодевичник (Velodevichnik) Ladies Ride in Russia’s sixth largest city. These women (and a few men) dressed up and rode their bikes to a beach on the read more »
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Claris Color Rate

Beautiful, soulful music video for Claris Color Rate. So Cycle Chic that it makes our heads…

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