Baltimore Spokes
Biking in Baltimore
Sign Up!
Welcome to Baltimore Spokes
Monday, November 20 2017 @ 12:25 AM UTC
View Printable Version

Soaring Gas Price Good News for Beer Drinkers in Chicago

Biking ElsewhereChicago Pub Slashes Pint Prices Inverse to Gas Increases

<img width="160" height="98" align="left" src="" alt="">Whether you're a motorist looking to drown your sorrows or a cyclist celebrating the rising cost of gas, a Chicago bar is introducing a promotion that will make everyone thirst for higher gas prices. The Handlebar, a bicycle themed bar and restaurant in Wicker Park is lowering beer prices as gas prices soar above $3 a gallon at the pump.
View Printable Version

S.F. drivers floored by cost of gas

Health & Environment<img width="93" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">&quot;That's the worst I've ever seen it,&quot; - Frank Tognotti
Diane Sinnott was stunned
JoAnn and Vance Dreher - They had been flabbergasted
&quot;It's three times as much at home,&quot; - Israeli tour leader Giora Bernat
&quot;I won't be able to afford this very much longer.&quot; - Jerry Hawkins
View Printable Version

Not worthy of the public's trust

I found this on another list and I thought this was good so I thought I would share; from Bruce Rosar:

Those who operate heavy equipment (i.e., most motor vehicles) within the public ways pose an extraordinary danger to the person and property of others. Our government already keeps a watch on such people. If you feel that the government should keep a closer watch, please feel free to advocate for that.

View Printable Version

The Science of Cycling

<img width="124" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">While the Science of Cycling is a large Web site (there are over 20 pages in six main sections, 20 audio and video clips, interactive javascripts, and lots of images), it is really only an introduction to an enormous and fascinating topic.
View Printable Version

Take a Heritage Walk

View Printable Version

The B&A Trail Traverses the Universe

Bike Paths

A July 29, 2005 Baltimore Sun article details a partnership between Friends of Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Department to develop "Planet Walk." The large-scale public art installation will be complete in 2007. But for now, fans of art and trails can see the sun and Pluto - which towers 20 feet above the surface of the smooth, paved trail. Take a walk on the wild side...

View Printable Version

Bikes selling better than cars

Biking Elsewhere<img width="121" height="120" align="left" src="" alt="">Americans purchased more bicycles than new cars and trucks combined in the past year -- and all without employee discounts or zero-percent financing.
View Printable Version

BRTB BPAG Minutes 05/04/05

Baltimore Regional Transportation Board



(Note posting of minuets is two months behind do to the approval process.)

View Printable Version

What's the best way to accommodate bicyclists?

<img width="160" height="106" align="left" src="" alt="">Transportation professionals and advocates don't always agree on the answer to this common question. Is a bike lane better than a path or a wider lane with no stripe? There is no simple answer and a lot depends on the unique circumstances of a particular roadway in a particular community. But, by reviewing more than 20 bicycle facility selection guides from the US and other countries, consultant Michael King's latest report for the PBIC suggests that there are indeed some common ranges or parameters within which different bicycle facility types seem to work best.
View Printable Version

You bike-a-phobs!

Ok, you are in a conversation where people are spewing a bunch of anti-bike comments, not too sure how to respond? I ran across this that I thought was a good quip:

My Account

Sign up as a New User
Lost your password?


Site Map


There are no upcoming events

Older Stories

Monday 30-Oct

Sunday 29-Oct

Friday 27-Oct

Monday 23-Oct

Friday 13-Oct

Thursday 12-Oct

Sunday 17-Sep


Order: New Views Posts
Latest 5 Forum Posts
Re: Butcher's Hill t..
 By:  B' Spokes
 On:  Sunday, June 14 2015 @ 02:59 PM UTC
 Views 0 Replies 0
Butcher's Hill to St..
 By:  jparnell
 On:  Wednesday, June 10 2015 @ 06:29 PM UTC
 Views 6036 Replies 1
Re: Trader Joes Park..
 By:  abeha
 On:  Friday, March 27 2015 @ 06:46 AM UTC
 Views 0 Replies 0
Re: Netherlands Bike..
 By:  HBK
 On:  Monday, February 09 2015 @ 04:55 AM UTC
 Views 0 Replies 0
Re: Seeking route op..
 By:  William888
 On:  Tuesday, February 03 2015 @ 06:53 AM UTC
 Views 0 Replies 0

Mailing Lists

General Talk
Subscribe Archives Announcements
Subscribe Archives


Maryland should adopt the Idaho stop law.

  •  Strongly agree
  •  Mostly agree
  •  Undecided
  •  Mostly disagree
  •  Strongly disagree
This poll has 0 more questions.
Other polls | 1,214 votes | 0 comments

The state should support what kind of bicycle facilities?

  •  Off-road bike trails
  •  On-road bike accommodations only on State roads
  •  On-road bike accommodations only on County roads
  •  All of the above
This poll has 0 more questions.
Other polls | 1,217 votes | 3 comments

Who's Online

Guest Users: 160

What's New

No New Items