Cycling (Bikes & Bicycles) http://www.kunc.org en Fort Collins Bike Library Expansion Adds To Colorado's Bike Friendly Status http://www.kunc.org/post/fort-collins-bike-library-expansion-adds-colorados-bike-friendly-status <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; line-height: 13.45pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="color: rgb(61, 60, 60); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9.5pt; line-height: 13.45pt;">Many cities in Colorado and beyond offer bike rentals for a fee through kiosks, but Fort Collins is taking it a step further as the city adds a new bike library satellite location at Colorado State University. </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; line-height: 13.45pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="color: rgb(61, 60, 60); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9.5pt; line-height: 13.45pt;">It’s not just students that have access, residents and visitors will be allowed to check out a bike at no cost whether it’s a trip to the store or a leisurely ride throughout the city.</span></p><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 17:31:58 +0000 Dan Greenwood 57464 at http://www.kunc.org Fort Collins Bike Library Expansion Adds To Colorado's Bike Friendly Status Don't Salmon, Don't Shoal: Learning The Lingo Of Safe Cycling http://www.kunc.org/post/dont-salmon-dont-shoal-learning-lingo-safe-cycling Alec Baldwin, you were salmoning!<p>The actor was <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/14/nyregion/alec-baldwin-arrested-after-biking-the-wrong-way-in-manhattan.html?_r=0">ticketed in New York on Tuesday</a> for riding his bicycle the wrong way on a one-way street.<p>Cyclists use the term "salmoning" to describe a biker going against the stream on a one-way bike lane. Surely the definition can be broadened to include Baldwin's infraction.<p>While salmoning is a funny word, it's a dangerous action. Thu, 15 May 2014 11:19:00 +0000 56547 at http://www.kunc.org Don't Salmon, Don't Shoal: Learning The Lingo Of Safe Cycling Across The U.S., Bicycle Commuting Picks Up Speed http://www.kunc.org/post/across-us-bicycle-commuting-picks-speed As bicycling goes, America is far behind Copenhagen, the promised land where roads look like bicycle highways as people pedal to work. But commuting by bike in the U.S. is catching on — though geographic, income and gender disparities persist.<p>In Chicago, busy Sheridan Road is the start of the Lakefront bike trail on its north side. Thu, 15 May 2014 11:14:00 +0000 Cheryl Corley 56549 at http://www.kunc.org Across The U.S., Bicycle Commuting Picks Up Speed Boulder's Wealth May Be A Factor For Lowest Obesity Rate http://www.kunc.org/post/boulders-wealth-may-be-factor-lowest-obesity-rate <p>Boulder’s reputation as a healthy city has pushed it to the top nationwide for the lowest obesity rates. The city has come in first for lowest obesity rates every year with the exception of 2009 in a survey conducted by Gallup.</p><p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:48:47 +0000 Dan Greenwood 55198 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder's Wealth May Be A Factor For Lowest Obesity Rate CDOT Releases Interactive App For Statewide Bike Routes http://www.kunc.org/post/cdot-releases-interactive-app-statewide-bike-routes <p>Spring is just around the corner and that means more Coloradans will be on their bicycles. Whether you plan to ride the mountains or on city streets, the Colorado Department of Transportation just made it easier to pick a route based on where you are headed.</p><p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:48:26 +0000 Dan Greenwood 54854 at http://www.kunc.org CDOT Releases Interactive App For Statewide Bike Routes