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Bike paths get built inch by inch and are often opposed by the local communities. However, once they are built, they tend to be very popular. All of the paths around the Washington DC area seem to follow this scenario. The latest one was highlighted in an article in the Washington Post. In a nutshell, Arlington […]
I found a blog post that featured the 19 most complex and dangerous roads in the world. The list includes Stelvio Pass in Italy (pictured above), which has been used in the Giro D’Italia. I don’t know how many of the other roads have been ridden on a bicycle but I did notice cyclists in one […]
Dedicated bicycle lanes are going to be created on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. between the White House and the Capitol Building. These new lanes, as reported in the Washington Post, will run down the center of Pennsylvania Avenue. The lanes will be separated from car lanes by removable posts and traffic signals will be modified […]
Bridges and overpasses often act as barriers to cyclists. A narrow bridge without a bike lane can effectively cut off bicycle routes. If the only available bridge to cross a body of water or highway is part of a road that doesn’t allow cyclists, bicycle commuting becomes impossible. Thankfully the new Wilson Bridge has include a bike lane.
The Wilson […]
The purpose of this post is to bring attention to an absurd situation concerning the construction of a proposed bike path in Maryland. The path would run parallel to a new road called the Inter-County Connector (ICC) but under the current plan, a continuous bike path will not be built. Montgomery County planners say a continuous 10-foot-wide […]« Previous Entries