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Come Cycle the City With Us!


Posted by on Mar 05 2013
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  The Cycle the City Refresh project is nearing completion and it is super exciting to see the results in the form of a suite of revised and cool new tools for the way-finding system.   The project is made up of five way-finding components with new signs that incorporate a map and scannable QR […]

Packed House Enjoys Glenn Eames’ Cuban Adventure


Posted by on Jan 08 2013
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Glenn Eames, owner of the Old Spokes Home, can tell a good story.  Tonight was no exception.  Glenn shared many funny and poignant moments from his 1992 bike trip across Cuba.   50 folks came and enjoyed Glenn’s tales of Cuba’s special period after the fall of the Soviet Union.  The Cuban government had purchased […]

Cycle the City Getting a Makeover


Posted by on Sep 27 2012
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Where is that?  What is it?  Can I ride it now? Is it easy to follow? The Cycle the City route has been around for 15 years and is an awesome 10 mile clockwise loop that sees almost every sweet part of Burlington.  Waterfront, Suburbs, Parks, Intervale, Old North End, UVM, Hill Section, Champlain College…you […]

320 Cyclists Support LM at Islands Bike Tour!


Posted by on Aug 06 2012
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Thanks to the great weather and great coordination from Vermont Farm Tours, the Islands Bike Tour on July 14, 2012 was a smashing success! The participants meandered along multiple routes and loops through the Islands exploring farms and galleries along the way.  In addition to having lots of fun, the riders raised $1,200 for Local […]

Walkers & Bikers Launch Group in St. Albans


Posted by on Apr 30 2012

A new but robust “Walk-Bike St. Albans” committee has formed to improve walking and bicycling in the region.  They had an impressive contingent in the Maple Festival parade this month! Help get them over 100 Facebook friends.  Click here! Check out the story in the Saint Albans Messenger about the group’s survey of St. Albans […]

Report from Great Ice in Grand Isle


Posted by on Feb 17 2012
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Friday night’s Christmas tree bonfire was the biggest yet – over 30′ high!  The chili cook-off on the North Hero House pier was great, too.  Saturday was a busy day on the groomed 1k skating oval and hockey rink.  Ironically, the sled dog rides were cancelled because of the great ice conditions – the dogs, and […]

225 Residents Pack Our BTV Candidate Forum!


Posted by on Jan 13 2012
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The January 12 AARP / Local Motion debate between three Burlington Mayoral Candidates was an informative event with a number of humorous moments.  You can watch the entire debate here on CCTV: 225 residents turned out to ask questions about sidewalks, passenger rail, bus service, cycling and the Champlain Parkway.  Thank you to our event […]

Fun 1-Minute Halloween Ride Video!


Posted by on Nov 01 2011
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Thanks to everyone who helped make the second annual Halloween Ride a success! Co-hosts: BTV Bike Cluster and Local Motion Premier Sponsor: Old Spokes Home Other Sponsors: Northfield Savings Bank, Maglianero and Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Additional thanks: Church Street Marketplace , Burlington Police Department and Noah Pollock for making this video Lastly, a big […]

200 Ride on the Islands Bike Tour for Local Motion


Posted by on Aug 08 2011
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Contact: Melissa Meece, Vermont Farm Tours, 802.373.7779, The Second Annual Heart of the Islands Bike Tour, which took place on July 9th in the Champlain Islands, raised over $800 for Local Motion, a nonprofit promoting human-powered transportation and recreation in the greater-Burlington area. The ride was organized by Vermont Farm Tours, a local […]

Talk by the Gals from Pedal People Cooperative


Posted by on Jul 19 2011
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This Thursday July 21 @ Maglianero Cafe will be a presentation from the Massachusetts based Pedal People bike delivery cooperative.  Come here their story!

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