I've finally done it. I've sold my car, the car I so proudly bought brand new, and for the last two months I've only been riding my bike or, rarely, catching the bus. Crazy thing, I don't even miss driving. I'm no longer going to pollute around when I can ride my wonderful little bike.
We've got a Pledge Ride coming up on May 31st around Vancouver, and it would be great to see you come out and ride in support of Global Agents for Change (www.globalafc.org). We're running two bike tours this year (including a new tour from Amsterdam to Istanbul) to raise money and awareness for microcredit. Details below:
Hello, I was floating through the internet when I found this beautiful idea. I would love to receive a bike until I can fix one up for myself at our community bikes, so please pass one on. I hope the experiment is still active.
Biking to work from East Van to Gastown was much easier than I expected. And much flatter. I think though that my "new to Vancouver biking" newbie brain has to be trained in the ways of the major bike paths or the signs have to be improved.