Monday, September 7, 2009

Thought of you when I read this....

So I'm one of those crazy old ladies who compulsively clips articles from newspapers and magazines and sends them to people. You, dear Century Cycles blog reader, are not immune from my clipping habit. Here's a big ol' stack just for you and -- since I don't have your home address -- it's packed into an efficient list of links instead of an envelope:

ODOT to fix deadly stretch of Ohio 44, where Miles Coburn died. (The Plain Dealer)

The PD's Zachary Lewis tries track cycling on the Lorain County Speedway. (The Plain Dealer)

Ken Schneider, who was brutally beaten in his West Side Cleveland bike shop in 2006, has retired and his shop has closed. (The Plain Dealer)

David Byrne reviews "Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities." (The New York Times Book Review)

Urban polo catches on. (The Plain Dealer)

The Big Island by bike. (National Geographic Traveler)

Routes of spring: Debbi Snook on her favorite area bike trails. (The Plain Dealer)

Is it OK for bicyclists to take shelter in a stranger's unlocked car during a storm? The Ethicist weighs in. (The New York Times Magazine; second item)

The Travel section of the Sunday New York Times has shown bike-related travel a LOT of love, and the following articles are just a sampling:

Frugal Portland (May 10, 2009)

Finally, last May, Self Magazine had a great section called "Bike For A Better Life" in honor of National Bike Month. Filled with great tips and lists, the section even helped readers pick their ideal wheels, naming the Giant FCR 1W the best bike suited for the Spin-class star.

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