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Group Bike Rides Inside Maglianero Cafe?


Posted by on Jan 30 2013
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It’s true.  Thanks to South Burlington resident Matt Boulanger, the cycle-friendly Maglianero Cafe is the site of weekly indoor rides in the cafe…on rollers that is. Last year, Matt started up Vermont Indoor Cycling.  At just $5 per session, it is an affordable opportunity for you to cast of the winter blues, get some exercise […]

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 […]

One Revolution & Local Motion Storm Green Drinks


Posted by on Jul 31 2012
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On the last evening in July, cyclists and walkers flooded the Green Drinks event at Main Street Landing. Hosted by Skinny Pancake, over 130 attendees enjoyed good beer and good conversation overlooking Lake Champlain. The bike and walk culture is thriving in Burlington.  Young and old alike talked about what we can do to make […]

In Search of a Bike Without a Chain


Posted by on Jun 12 2012
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Guest Writer Local Motion Member Damon Lane Last fall my office moved from one mile away to two, and my beater commuter bike was falling apart. I began to search for a bike that provided transportation with no fuss. Not a bike for sport, and not for a hobby, for transportation. I’d ridden a bike […]

Former LM Board Member to Lead Mad River Path


Posted by on Apr 20 2012
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Local Motion saluates former Board Member and stellar volunteer Will Flender who has just taken the reins as Executive Director of the Mad River Path Association! Read all the great news at: Will has been an effective advocate for walking, bicycling and trails in the Queen City for a decade.  He helped update Burlington’s […]

One Revolution to Start Compost Pick-up by Bike!


Posted by on Feb 20 2011
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Yes, Burlington’s pedal-powered delivery service One Revolution is starting a pilot project to provide weekly food waste pick-up (and finished compost product return) by bicycle. Tuesday February 15 marks the start of sign-up for their new compost pilot program utilizing One Revolution Cargo bikes and crew!  Service begins March 15, 2011. This is your chance […]

Wild Grape Jelly brought in by Member


Posted by on Oct 14 2010
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The Local Motion crew was greeted with an extra special treat this morning. Ian Stokes, a Local Motion member and active volunteer with the Richmond Trails Committee, brought us a jar of homemade Causeway Grape Jelly! Who knew that wild grapes grew out on the trail? We didn’t, but we certainly can appreciate how delicious […]

Bike Carousel a Hit at Summer Soiree!


Posted by on Jul 16 2010
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Thanks to the creativity of Ivan Goldstein and others, Local Motion’s pedal-powered carousel is making the rounds at various events this summer.  It was a popular attraction among the kids who attended Local Motion’s Summer Soiree at Snow Farm Winery on July 15.  Thanks to Keeler Bay Variety, Jenni Johnson and everyone who bought raffle […]

Summer Fun Ride to the Intervale!


Posted by on Jul 13 2009

OK peeps.  Summer’s here and it’s time to take a leisurely bike ride to Burlington’s most organic after-work event — Thursdays at the Intervale.  Join the fun every week.  Email Will for more details.

Meredith Celebrates Our 10th Anniversary


Posted by on Jun 10 2009
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Meredith Babbott of Shelburne, VT was the first Local Motion member to stop by today for her free cookie.  “Yes, I wanted the cookie, but I also wanted to get some of the great LM socks,” Meredith admitted.  To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re offering free homemade cookies to all members who stop by our […]

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