Archive | March, 2012

Researching bike tourism’s economic impact

This is a guest post by Heather Andrews, who recently interned at Adventure Cycling Association as part of her Master of Publishing program at Simon Fraser University. She regularly wordsmiths about bicycling and history, and provides opposable thumbs and faithful companionship to her 10 year old Australian shepherd Atticus. She blogs at Bikish. When Heather [...]

Seeding the Grassroots: Portland’s newest bike advocacy group

ABC’s Community Bike Educator training.(Photo: Cristina Mihaescu, courtesy of the CCC) Exciting news in Portland’s bike advocacy landscape — there’s a new organization and they’re on a roll. Yesterday, the Community Cycling Center, a Portland bicycle advocacy and education nonprofit, announced their partnership with a new organization, Andando en Bicicletas en Cully (ABC) — the [...]

The power of tooting your own horn

Last weekend in Seattle I was lucky to participate in a roundtable discussion consisting of two of the other Expo presenters, Amy Walker and Ulrike Rodrigues, and women on the staff and board of the Cascade Bicycle Club — all of us leaders in the bike movement, as Kathy McCabe, the CBC’s deputy director and [...]