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An Un-American Activity
A rather provacative article by Mark Jenkins that appeared in the January 2000 issue of Outside Magazine. The author promotes the benefits of choosing the bicycle as a vehicle to the benefit of both environment and health.
Benefits of Bicycle Commuting
A one page resource published by the Sacramento Transportation Management Association lauding the benefits of considering bicycle commuting by both workers and employers. Various tips and suggestions are offered.
Bicycle Advocacy and Education Center
From the League of American Bicyclists. Practical tips for safe and effective handling of many situations common to bike commuters.
Bicycle Commuters
An MSN Community forum for those who use bicycles for transportation.
Bicycle Commuting
Part of the Sierra Club's eFiles series, this site provides five tips for promoting the bicycle as an alternative means of transport.
Bicycle Commuting - Bike to Work
A Yahoo! Groups mailing list devoted to the discussion of transportational cycling to and from work. Subscribers are invited to share stories, photos, tips, and experiences.
Bicycle Commuting and Lights
A collection of articles focusing on the illumiation needs of vehicular cyclists. Included are reviews and opinions with respect to various commercial systems. Recommended for any commuter who finds themselves cycling in the dark.
Bicycle Commuting Guide
A comprehensive resource for both the novice and experienced bicycle commuter. Published by the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, this site provides tips and suggestions regarding accessories, safety and all-weather riding. There is also a section to encourage employers to support your cause.
Bicycle Commuting Now
A Harrisburg, PA, area bicycle commuter's bLog. Day-to-Day antics and views ranging from tool reviews to daily experiences.
Bicycle Commuting Options for Cities
Presented by Sustainable Enterprises, this article offers a brief survey of methods intended to reduce dependency on automobiles and remove them from the inner city.
Bicycle Commuting Suggestions
Personal anecdotes and suggestions from a seasoned bicycle commuter, Jennifer Hodgdon. Subjects include clothing and equipment.
Bicycle Commuting: Thousands do it, you can too!
Wrapped within the publicity of Bike-To-Work activities in Madison, Wisconsin, this series of pages offers several pointers for novices considering the switch to bicycle commuting. There is also a section aimed at educating the employer about tolerance and accommodation.
Bicycling and Walking
Bicycle and pedestrian resources primarily aimed at residents in the Arlington County, Virginia, area. Nonetheless, there are many articles and resources that could benefit any bicycle commuter. A sub-site of the greater CommuterPage.com.
Bicycling Life
A useful and relevant resource for those wishing to use their bicycles for touring and commuting. Includes many articles and links that will appeal to novice and expert alike.
Bike People
Essays and philosophy designed for the "New Urban Cyclist". Part of the Living Room organization which endeavors to cultivate the concept of sustainable, environmentally conscious communities.
Bike Web - Bicycle Commuting
A sub-site of John Korber's "One World, One People" project, this resource offers a compelling treatise on the merits of bicycle transportation as a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative means of transportation.
News, reviews, and articles of interest to those who choose to commute by bicycle. Also home to a database of commuter profiles submitted from around the country.
Contains articles and information intended to promote awareness of the multiple benefits resulting from the development a more bike centric transportation lifestyle.
Boulder, Colorado, based group encouraging passive, anti-war protest through the switch from auto dependency to bicycle transportation. General information, photographs, links, and contacts.
BikeForums.net: Commuting
A discussion forum centered around the topic of bicycle commuting. Threads include subjects such as living car-free, safe riding, clothing selection, and common commuting issues.
Maps and resources for using your bike for everyday transport. Information regarding transit access included. Primary focus is Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland.
Link portal for sites, products and services related to the use the bicycle as a means of transport to and from work.
A resource provided by the North Central Texas Council of Governments, BikeWeb is described as a bicycle-pedestrian trail information system for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Houses an interactive database for finding routes and trails on which to commute by bicycle.
C J Silverio's Bicycle Commuting Tips
Personal notes, opinions, and experiences regarding bicycle commuting by an experienced practitioner. Excuses are disproven and tips are given for novices that may be reluctant to make that first step toward the bicycle as a viable means of transport.
A Yahoo! Groups mailing list intended for those who believe that bicyclists have the right, should expect, and be prepared to demand, safe accommodation as vehicle operators on every road. Participants espouse the concept known as Vehicular Cycling.
Charlotte Bike Commuter Mentor Program
Though some content is focused upon North Carolina, there are many useful resources to any beginning bicycle commuter. Topics range from riding techniques to equipment.
Citizens for Safe Cycling
An Ottawa based organization whose stated goal is to facilitate "better, safer, environmentally-friendly cycling". Though primarily intended for Canadian audiences, the site offers position statements that may be useful to other groups and even individuals who are attempting to effect bicycle friendly changes locally.
Commuter Bicycles
A resource for people interested in information regarding bicycles designed specifically for commuting.
Commuter Bicycles
Features recommentations for bicycle designed and equipped specifically for commuting and transportation as opposed to recreation. The site is presented as a public benefit to support alternatives to the automobile. Includes links to example vehicles from manufactures both major and obscure.
Commuter Connections Guides
A pair of electronic handbooks promoting bicycle transportation in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The guide for employees is well crafted and contains useful illustrations.
Commuting Logistics
A Topica mailing list for the discussion of operational bicycle transportation issues such as equipment, techniques, and methods. Subscription required; archives are available only to subscribers.
Cycle Facility of the Month
Provides photos and descriptions of poorly-designed bicycle routes, primarily in the United Kingdom, but containing information of use to all vehicular cyclists. Includes a news archive and information on joining.
Cycling Advocacy Information
General cycling resources, bicycle traffic laws - and how to fight bad ones; cyclist defense and education. Many articles with a reference section to other sites around the 'Net.
Cycling Advocacy Works by Fred Oswald
An interesting and insightful collection of original articles addressing the topic of vehicular cycling. Features include analyses of state laws related to bicycling, tutorials and reform movements.
CyclingForums.com: Commuting and Road Safety Forum
Public discussion board to ask questions and get answers to commuting and safety issues. Originating in Australia, but containing discussion threads worldwide.
Encouraging Bicycling
Part of the Sierra Club's "Stop Sprawl" series, it is the summary of an article based on a nationwide, aggregate analysis as well as detailed case studies of cycling trends and policies in seven case study cities.
Guide to Bicycle Commuting
Though published by the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition, this resource provides a general overview of tips and techniques that could benefit any bicycle commuter.
Human Transport Organization
Based in North Carolina, deals with a variety of political and engineering topics related to human powered transport. Most of the content focuses on universal access policies and vehicular cycling issues.
International Bicycle Fund
Topics addressing bicycles and bicycling as a means of transportation. Includes articles and analysis related to economic development, urban planning, non-motorized transport, the environment, travel, and international understanding.
International Mountain Biking Association
Dedicated to the promotion of off-road bicycling through education in environmentally sound, socially responsible riding practices and land management policies.
John Forester, M.S., P.E.
Forester is the father of the vehicular cycling concept. An experienced Planning Engineer, his site brings many years of VC knowledge and expertise to the web in the form of his personal web site. Articles and consultation resources are available.
Ken Kifer's Bike Pages
A personal site with information on lifestyle, touring and camping, health and fitness, traffic safety, and advocacy. Touring travelogues, technical analysis, and cycling humor are among the offerings.
The home of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition. Though primarily dedicated to improving the conditions for bicyclists in Massachusetts, this site contains useful information for all bicycle advocates. Notable are sections on policy, law, and intermodal transit.
Messenger Memorial
An online memorial to members of the international bike messenger community. Includes stories, artwork, and poetry.
Promoting sustainable transport resulting in the improvement of health, the environment, and society. Encourages a modal shift away from cars to walking, cycling and public transport.
North American Velomobilist
A web resource for those interested in the velomobile: self-contained, fully (or semi-) enclosed bicycle-based vehicles. Information includes commercial acquisition sources as well as roll-your-own designs and construction techniques.
Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips
Well crafted site for information on bike commuting by a San Francisco cyclist and activist. Includes views, reviews, and How-To articles.
Portland Bicycle Advocacy Group
A Yahoo! Groups mailing list created for the purpose of discussing bicycling issues in the Portland, Oregon, area. Special emphasis is placed on bicycles as a legitimate form of transportation; not just recreational vehicles.
Power Pedal Pushers - Commuting with Clear Conscie
An interesting article published in the July 2000 edition of VIA; the bimonthly magazine of the California State Automobile Association. Presented as a profile article, it also contains some useful general information and links.
Formerly ChainGuard.org, an authoritative source for bicycle advocacy on the 'Net. Visitors will find links to many relevant sites and stories pertaining to rights of vehicular cyclists everywhere.
A nonprofit organization based in the United Kingdom, which sends bicycles to poor countries such as Haiti and South Africa; including training people how to repair and maintain the vehicles.
Self-Propelled City
Informative site containing many articles on the choice of a bicycle as one's preferred means of transport. Contains a sections on product reviews and Critical Mass as well.
The Bike Zone
Run by an ex UK Local Government Cycling Officer. Focuses on a wide range of cycle campaigning issues, plus cycling history, and humour.
Toronto Bicycle-Commuter's Handbook
A compilation of tips and suggestions for getting around by bicycle in the city of Toronto. Though focused toward Canada, Christopher Macgowan offers information that is applicable to any vehicular cylist.
XAccess (Xtracycle Access Foundation)
Builds and promotes the distribution of load-bearing bicycles for people who need them most yet can least afford them. Includes details on how to help, projects and nations assisted, photos of the various Xtrabike options and technology.
Yellow Bike Coalition
A non-profit organization which refurbishes bicycles for use as alternative transportation for residents and businesses of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Borrowing information, event calendar, volunteer and wish list, photos, and bicycle advocacy links provided.