Archive for August, 2010

Crank — Art Hop for Pedal-heads, Sept 10 & 11

Chapin

Posted by on Aug 31 2010
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Yes, it’s true. With Burlington’s bike culture growing, each year there is a bigger bike scene at the Art Hop.  For the past two years, the bike scene has centered around JDK on Maple Street.  This year the scene heads south to Select Design (180 Flynn Avenue) for “Crank“.  It’s a great show featuring new […]

Roving Bread Delivery A Hit!

Chapin

Posted by on Aug 22 2010
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By day Christine Hill is the new Americorps member at Bike Recycle Vermont helping youth rehabilitate donated bicycles for low-income Vermonters.  By night, she’s the fabulous roving bread lady for August First.  Three to four evenings a week Christine loads a work bike with 30 to 40 loaves of bread before pedaling around a different […]

GMBC Party at Auer’s

David Jacobowitz

Posted by on Aug 16 2010

Nice to see all the Local Motion members out at Auer’s yesterday for the GMBC picnic. I was riding slowly after Saturday’s Point-to-Point ride.

LM Member Urges ‘Sustainability Pledge’

Chapin

Posted by on Aug 12 2010
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George Plumb is a visionary who doesn’t sit still.  He was chair the the Board of the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition in the mid 1990′s when the organization made the leap to hire its first employee.  Now he’s urging Vermonters to sign a pledge that will encourage people to live lighter on the planet […]

80 Folks Pack House for Lost Cyclist Presentation

Chapin

Posted by on Aug 11 2010
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Author David Herlihy spun a riveting story about Frank Lenz‘s attempted 1892 bicycle trip around the world at Fletcher Free Library tonight. 80 cyclists packed the Fletcher Room to hear about this Pittsburgh man’s attempt to pedal his “safety bicycle” 20,000 miles across some of the most remote areas of the world over a century […]