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Ridekick Can be Your New Bicycling Sidekick

February 9th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

For gadget lovers, the bicycle has just entered the digital age. Ridekick International, a Colorado company, is aiming to help [&hellip

64 Kenowa Hills High School Students Suspended for Riding Bikes to School

May 23rd, 2012 | by Lynn Fang

With rising oil prices, global warming, rising obesity, and lack of exercise among Americans, it would seem harmlessly riding bikes to school would be celebrated, perhaps even promoted as a new normal. On the second-to-last day of school, seniors rode their bikes to school under police escort, rendering complaints of illegal road traffic moot. It was supposed to be a fun twist on the typical things students do for senior prank day. Even the Mayor joined them, handing out free donuts. Unfortunately, the principal of Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, Michigan, thought differently. In a page from the book of absurdity, 64 students from Kenowa Hills High School were suspended for riding bikes to school

Eco-Vacations: When You Must Drive, Drive Efficiently

May 18th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Eco-vacations are all the rage with trips to the rain forest or stays on organic farms. Sometimes the only get away is a road trip to a nearby state or town. The most eco-friendly vacation is one spent at home, but not everyone can enjoy a "staycation" and most can't afford extravagant "greencations". So if you need to hit the road to enjoy some down town this summer, there are some tricks to help make your road trip more eco-sound. When you must drive, here are some ways to drive efficiently

A Global Platform for P2P Cargo Bike-Sharing

May 2nd, 2012 | by Lynn Fang

We've talked about biking to work and how it helps the environment yet there's still some difficulty in having biking become the main transport getting people from point A to point B. What if there was a way to share bikes, specifically, cargo bikes which offer storage space making an excellent car replacement. Enter a global platform for P2P cargo bike-sharing, helping replace driving with biking

Bountiful Baskets Brings Produce and More to Co-Op Newbies

April 30th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Bountiful Baskets is a food co-op available in 19 states. The co-op offers 1/2 fruit and 1/2 vegetables at reasonable prices every other week. The produce is available for pick up at several locations within the states available. The co-op is run by volunteers allowing expansion as more families become involved. Bountiful Baskets is a simple idea which brings produce and more to co-op newbies

Ridekick: The Electric Bicycle Trailer

February 23rd, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Bike riding is good choice for the environment, and even better for your health. Since urban sprawl has us further from our workplaces, electric bikes can make the ride a little easier and Ridekick now provides a more economic solution if you're not quite ready for an e-bike. Ridekick offers the electric bicycle trailer to get you from point A to point B a little faster

1st and Green: Super Bowl Environmental Challenge

January 31st, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Indianapolis is ground zero for the 2012 Super Bowl featuring the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. 1st and Green is an environmental challenge hoping to cash in on the Super Bowl excitement by motivating individuals, households and teams to live more eco-consciously.

Make Green Lifestyle Your Protest Against Greed

October 4th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

One of the easiest protests you can take part in is living a green life. Here are 4 ways to make the green lifestyle your protest against greed

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