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News / Blog Community News Friday Reading: Links You May Have Missed (Nov 21)

Friday Reading: Links You May Have Missed (Nov 21)

In case you missed it: some links we thought were worth sharing this week. Happy reading! 

 

beard to knowledge ratio bike2powerFrom BikeTexas:

If you join or donate to BikeTexas on any Friday in November or December, we'll send you a free gift!

The Thursday night social ride and some bike-friendly city council candidates converged on the BikeTexas office Thursday night.

And a few Texas cities made it onto the League's Bicycle Friendly Communities Honorable Mention List. Over 6 million Texans now live in Bicycle Friendly Communities!

 

From around Texas:

A new set of Texas 4000 riders is getting ready for next summer's ride to Alaska.

Share your opinion on shared transportation options in Texas.

Nice write-up about Austin-based business (and Austin BikeFest sponsor) Compost Pedallers.

Going to be near Richardson the day after Thanksgiving? Want to burn off some of that turkey and dressing? Skip the mall and ride with Bike Friendly Richardson instead. 

 

From elsewhere:

This gent delivers HIV medication to his neighbors by bike.

Want to keep your mind sharp? Go for a walk.

Megan Odett with the Alliance for Biking and Walking offers great advice for parents who want to ride with their kids.

BikePortland looks at the numbers breakdown between bicycle infrastructure and road maintenance.

Read more about Denmark's bicycle superhighways.

Even more confirmation that walkable places = healthier people, and unwalkable places = unhealthier people. 

 

Cute drawing from Bike2Power, via Twitter.

 

Have a great weekend!

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