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Bicycles per 1,000 people in the United States (mid-1990s)
In Germany
In the Netherlands
Percent of urban travel accounted for by cycling in the United States (1995)
Percent in Germany
Percent in the Netherlands
Percent of adults that are obese in the United States (2003)
Percent in Germany
Percent in the Netherlands
Total spending on health as percent of GDP in the United States (2002)
Percent in Germany
Percent in the Netherlands
Persons per hour that one meter-width-equivalent right-of-way can carry, by mode:
Auto in mixed traffic
Bus in mixed traffic
Suburban railway
Energy used per passenger-mile (calories):
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BikeTown to give away 50 bikes in Baltimore!

<img width="115" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">How Would the Gift of a Bike Change Your Life?
Baltimore has been named a Bicycling BikeTown!

Now entering its fourth year, BikeTown continues to bring the spirit of cycling to thousands of people nationwide. You
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Cycling team studies chocolate milk as recovery drink

Biking Elsewhere<img width="160" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">by Sean Weide - University of Nebraska Medical Center

Chocolate milk might be a strong alternative to commercial sports drinks when it comes to helping athletes recover from strenuous, energy-depleting exercise. Those were the findings of some scientific -- and not-so-scientific -- research of chocolate milk when compared to commercial sports beverages.
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Cyclists gain small victory in Annapolis

Bike LawsRon Cassie, The Examiner
Apr 18, 2006 7:00 AM

<img width="160" height="105" align="left" src="" alt="">Annapolis - Remember those little ring-a-ling-ling bells on your bike as a kid? Well, until last week they were the only required operating equipment on all bicycles.

Now, the bells have been deemed unsafe by cycling advocates because riders must move their hands off the brakes to use the bell. They recommend simply shouting out,
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Baltimore City Bicycle Master Plan

Biking in BaltimoreThe Baltimore City Bicycle Master Plan will be presented to the Baltimore City Planning Commission for Commission Adoption on Thursday,
May 4, 2006 at 1:30 PM in the Pheobe B. Stanton Boardroom at 417 E Fayette St, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD.

This is the action that will make the Master Plan official city policy.Final Baltimore City Bicycle Master Plan documents and maps are available on the Comprehensive Master Plan website (<a href=""></a>;).

Individuals are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting and have the opportunity to offer testimony. Written comments can be submitted

Mr. Otis Rolley, III,
Director Department of Planning
417 E. Fayette Street,
8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Forest Park Bridge construction bike detour

Since this project is due to be completed in the spring of 2007 here is an alternate route from the Gwynns Falls Trail to points north (Dickeyville detour) <a href=""></a>;
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Baltimore Midnight Ridaz

This was posted on myspace. Just passing it along.....

Seriously, who doesn't like to bike at night? &quot;Baltimore Midnight Ridaz&quot; is essentially a less political version of Critical Mass (people biking around in a big group) that happens after the sun goes down and the moon comes up. I went on a couple of the rides in L.A. and it was amazing! Now I want to transplant the idea in Baltimore, but need some people to do it...

The first ride is set for Friday, April 21st at 10:00 p.m.! Everyone should meet near the north end of the Safeway parking lot at 25th and Charles and we'll decide on a route from there. It's going to be tons of fun. Here's what you should do...
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Baltimore: The City of Firsts

<img width="142" height="116" align="left" src="" alt="">Besides this list: <a href=""></a>;

Baltimore has a new first (at least in this state) in that it had the first Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting whose attendees ALL arrived by bike. This just goes to show you the level of dedication of those who are trying to make Baltimore a better place to bike (ether that or it was a really nice day yesterday.)
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EcoFestival Schedule @ Middle Branch Park - April 22

Bike to the EcoFestival: Ride leaves 11:00 AM from the Winans Trailhead (T2 on map, directions at the bottom of this article)




History of the Gwynns Falls Trail

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The Hypnotic Panties

Herbal Medicine: A Sustainable
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