The Irish Republic is still trying to recover from the financial crisis which cast the nation’s banking system and with it the Irish economy into turmoil in 2008, but a group of Irish bikers are making their own contribution to Ireland’s recovery.
The BIXI movement is strong in Toronto. The bike sharing company has 80 stations throughout the city with 1,000 bikes to rent making it easy to take a quick ride when you want. Riding is great for your health but where are the helmets?
I noticed a brightly painted neon bike while cycling through the city a few weeks back, then I spotted a couple more a few days later. Different colours, some with plastic flowers in the baskets. Definitely eye catching, but what's it all about?
Started in New York a decade ago, the Bicycle Film Festival has expanded to cities around the world, and Toronto's edition starts tonight with a art show and panel discussion, followed by a music showcase tomorrow, with screenings beginning on Friday.
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I've travelled extensively around the world, yet I must admit I enjoy discovering my own country, as everyone should. One of the most beautiful places in Canada is Newfoundland and Labrador, located on the far eastern reaches of the nation.
A New York cyclist fined $50 because he was riding his bike outside the designated bike lane has filmed himself crashing into obstacles littering the bike lanes to highlight just why he cannot always use them.
The Tour de L’Ile is an annual biking event in Montreal that is held to celebrate this mode of transportation. The event concluded a weekend that marked the unofficial start of Summer in Montreal.
Although most travel books spotlight the southern locales of Dalmatia and Dubrovnik as the tourist destinations of choice in Croatia, on a recent trip I opted to explore the northwestern region of Istria.
The Bixi Bike Rental System has finally arrived in downtown Toronto with locations from Bloor to Lakeshore/Queens Quay and Spadina to Jarvis. For $5 for the first 30 minutes, you can rent a bike and return to any bike dock in the area.
Denver is well recognized by those seeking outdoor activities. It also continues to lead the way with green initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint that a city of its size produces. Coming up are a few green-friendly events and developments.
The man known as 'Mr Harley Davidson', Mr Brian Wegerle, was killed in a crash, late on Wednesday. Brian was known for salvaging biking in South Africa, and was killed while riding his favourite Harley Davidson.