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Appeasing the Mountain Bikers
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2001
Just because someone is able to purchase a machine that lets them ride off-road, that is no reason that the public should be required to provide them a place to use it.
Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America
Gutiérrez, Estrella
Article
2013
Inter Press Service
“I ride 43 km a day and I love it,” said Carlos Cantor in Bogotá, Colombia. “Five years ago I switched my car for a bike,” explained Tomás Fuenzalida from Santiago, Chile. They are both part of the bu...
Clothing-optional bike ride
Wikipedia article
Article
A clothing-optional bike ride is a cycling event in which nudity is permitted or expected. There are many clothing-optional cycling events around the world. Some rides are political, recreational, art...
Equal Access to Our Parks for Bulldozer Racing
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
1999
Tthere have been some problems, such as some people riding recklessly, going off the designated trails, and even secretly constructing illegal trails. But those are a small minority of bulldozer rider...
How Amsterdam became the bicycle capital of the world
Mead, Nick
Article
2015
The Guardian
The author provides an overview of how bicycle use has monopolized the streets in Amsterdam to create an overall safer and environmentally city.
The Impacts of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
A Review of the Literature
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2004
It is clear that mountain biking is harmful to some wildlife and people. No one, even mountain bikers, tries to deny that. Bikes create V-shaped ruts in trails, throw dirt to the outside on turns, cru...
Mountain Biking: Frequently Asked Questions
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2009
Why do people mountain bike, and what harms does it do?
Pedalling Upwind
Why Halting Highway Construction Belongs on the Bicyclist's Agenda
Article
1992
Roads are at the crux of almost every current environmental problem, and hence, halting the expansion of the highway system (and other parts of our auto-dependent culture) is one of the most effectiv...
Places in Need - Mountain Bike Damage
Article
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Trails are easily and seriously degraded by mountain bike use - especially when those bikes are ridden on wet or muddy trail.
The Psychology of Mountain Biking
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2000
The first thing one notices about mountain bikers is that they lie continually.
Trail Damage Caused by Irresponsible Mountain Bikers
McCree, Keith and Barbra
Article
Hiking Trails and Wildflowers
The damage caused by each mountain biker is much greater than that caused by a hiker, firstly because of the extra weight of the bike, and secondly because the soil is impacted continuously along the ...
Why Off-Road Bicycling Should be Prohibited
The Effects of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
1997
To most environmentalists, bicycles have always been the epitome of good. We are so used to comparing bikes to cars, that it never occurred to us that the bicycle would be ever used for anything bad. ...

Media

Bike Trade Canada
For bicycle retailers, manufacturers, and distributors.
Dandyhorse
Toronto on two wheels.
Momentum
Free, tabloid-size magazine devoted to cycling and "self-propelled people." Provides a forum for cycling, environmental, social justice and urban issues.
Outdoor Guide
Adventure travel and gear.
Pedal Magazine
All aspects of cycling, including adventure touring and competitive cycling. Exotic and local destinations.


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