We’re starting off the new year by welcoming Provo’s new mayor, Michelle Kaufusi. Last month (despite being extraordinarily busy after taking office early) Mayor Kaufusi took the time to sit down with representatives of the Provo Bicycle Committee. We’re delighted to report that she invited us to continue our role as the mayor’s official committee. […]
It’s the time of year when many Provo-ites are desperately searching for summer housing and moving their stuff from one apartment to another. Take a break to check out this great streetfilms.org video. It might open up a few possibilities for your next move! As always, ride safe -Spencer
The safety in numbers effect as it relates to cycling is that the more bicycles on the road the safer each cyclist is. More info here. This effect was recently seen clearly in a study of bike crashes in Minneapolis. As more and more people commuted by bicycle, the ratio of bike crashes to bicycle […]
Check this out! UDOT put together a really nifty guide for bicycle commuters. It contains a lot of good information about everything from staying warm in the winter to all the various traffic laws you should be aware of.
This ad from Bike n Hike in Portland always makes me smile because I can relate to each type of rider. I believe it was made for some contest that was going on last year. Either way thanks UrbanVelo for the reminder.
Wether you are riding hard, or taking a day off we hope it goes well.
Great video promoting bike riding, and the Clear the Air Event on Saturday. A big thanks to Scott, Graham, and Mack. I think I am going to go do some grocery shopping.
Arielle Martin is not only an incredible athlete, and olympic racer she is also a local. Arielle grew up in Cedar Hills, attended BYU, and has family all over the Wasatch Front. In fact her dad is the one and only Travis Martin (MadDog Provo) who has been building wheels and running bike shops for […]
London has made tons of strides in the last 10 years to becoming more human i.e. walking/biking friendly. This is a great video highlighting London’s ideas on urban growth and the importance of the bicycle. The transportation stuff comes up around 2:40. Pro(vo)cation has a great write up on some of the Mayor’s comments as […]
This just came to our attention. Looks like our very own MadDog Cycles (click link for video) is inspiring people to get out and ride all the way in New Zealand. The video is a little on the longer side, but is fun to watch. Pop into MadDog sometime and talk to them about the custom big wheels […]