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Positive side of COVID-19? More bikes.

Bicycle ridership is up, at least in New York City, https://grist.org/climate/coronavirus-has-caused-a-bicycling-boom-in-new-york-city/ In San Francisco, the rise in ridership was up after Better Market Street was implemented, https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2020/03/car-free-market-street-data-san-francisco-bus-bike-scooters/607711/ Vehicle traffic is down, https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2020/03/13/coronavirus-pandemic-cratering-road-traffic-these-us-cities/5041250002/ I suspect both…

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E-bikes, entirely different mobility platform

These are not just bikes with motors, they are an entirely different mobility platform. — Read on www.treehugger.com/bikes/gazelle-dutch-style-e-bikes-will-eat-cars.html I've been reading about Lloyd's conversion to e- bike advocate over the years. Having spent extended time…

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E-bikes are helping keep seniors young

E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age

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Thoughts at 64 KPH...

Riding down Marin Headlands the other day at 64 KPH, I found thoughts wandering: This feels really fast, at least it's cooler. What would a front tire blow out feel like at this speed? How…

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A Year without a Car

On October 21, 2015 I sold my Audi. It was the last car I've owned. I now primarily ride a bike, use public transit, and rarely rent cars. I didn't really plan this so much…

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Random Updates from Google+

Laziness and convenience continue to win out over proper thinking and writing. I've been posting random links and thoughts to my Google+, https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AndrewLewmanWorld, for the past few weeks. You can read more there. Here's a quick…

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