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    The Practical Pedal

    I found this site some time ago http://practicalpedal.com/ . I subscribed to the print edition and it actually showed up in my mail box.
    It has some nice articles on cargo trailers, power grips and a article on urban planning. Just wanted to pass it along.

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    Great link. Thanks!
    In this age of mindless consumerism, of atomized populations living in boxes, working in boxes, and traveling in boxes, almost always alone, with only the electronic voices of their new feudal lords to guide them through life, the bicycle becomes an instrument of gentle revolution. --Richard Risemberg

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    Thanks, dan42!

    I signed up for four free issues.
    Last edited by Roody; 07-16-07 at 08:14 PM.


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    I had signed up for it as well, received what my first issue (I think it was their first issue as well) about a week or so ago. Good publication. Hope they keep the relevant articles coming!

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    They could get lots of ideas for articles here. We should probably start charging them as soon as our free subscriptions expire.


    "Think Outside the Cage"

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    dan42,
    Thanks for the link! I just downloaded the PDF to hang onto and read. How often is it published? Maybe they will accept reader submissions? I prefer the electronic copy...cuts down on the amount of paper around this zoo...

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    RIDE, YOU FOOL, RIDE!"
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    Which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roody
    They could get lots of ideas for articles here. We should probably start charging them as soon as our free subscriptions expire.
    Charging them? I know you're a died in the wool commie. Let's not get capitalist about it.
    In this age of mindless consumerism, of atomized populations living in boxes, working in boxes, and traveling in boxes, almost always alone, with only the electronic voices of their new feudal lords to guide them through life, the bicycle becomes an instrument of gentle revolution. --Richard Risemberg

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    Well that's being added to my cycling subfolder.
    Thank you.

    In return, have you read Ken Kifer?

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    Another inspirational resource that doesn't seem to be well known is the one where my sig line originates from.

    [quote]Bicycle Fixation is for the practical and passionate cyclist...it is about urban bicycling & culture; sprawl & suburbs; sustainability; politics, paradigms, place; and planetary community.

    The bicycle is antithetical to sprawl, to isolationism, to waste. The bicycle is complementary to community, economy, sustainability, and self-reliance.

    In this age of mindless consumerism, of atomized populations living in boxes, working in boxes, and traveling in boxes, almost always alone, with only the electronic voices of their new feudal lords to guide them through life, the bicycle becomes an instrument of gentle revolution.

    Multiply the strength of your body with each turn of the crank, and multiply the strength of your heart with each fellow rider you meet, on the street and in these pages.

    Find yourself here.
    In this age of mindless consumerism, of atomized populations living in boxes, working in boxes, and traveling in boxes, almost always alone, with only the electronic voices of their new feudal lords to guide them through life, the bicycle becomes an instrument of gentle revolution. --Richard Risemberg

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    Thanks for the other links and I am glad I actually managed to contribute to this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepacker67
    Well that's being added to my cycling subfolder.
    Thank you.

    In return, have you read Ken Kifer?
    After you read his great material on cycling and carfree, check out Kifer's annotated Walden, which he finished just before he died. Thoreau influenced Ken as much as he did me. You can even see it in his writing style.


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