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Top 10 articles on Pedal Fort Collins in 2016
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Ten Most Read Articles on Pedal Fort Collins in 2016

By On December 22, 2016

2016 was the first full year that Pedal Fort Collins has been around. In the past year, 7,398 people have viewed the site with a full 77.6% of them being brand new readers… Read More

At the intersection of bicycling and faith.
Bicycle Culture

At the intersection of bicycling and faith

By On August 19, 2016

I love hanging out down by the Poudre river. The rustle of the leaves in the trees, the music of the birds as they swoop down over the water, and the burble… Read More

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Bicycle Culture

CSU and Bikes: Registration & U-locks

By On August 15, 2016

My oldest will be a freshman at CSU this year, so I’m learning the ins and outs of how the University educates students about bicycle culture, rules of the road, and precautions to… Read More

Front Range Village: Red shows parking, blue shows buildings, orange shows access to parking, purple shows loading access, yellow shows pedestrian access.
Bicycle Culture

Fort Collins’ Parking Problem – with added color coding

By On July 23, 2016

Fort Collins has a parking problem. Parking minimums required by the City mean that we’re paving over substantial amounts of land in order to provide space for vehicles when they’re not in… Read More

The Sams Club, Kohl's, and Clay's Ace Hardware parking lot via Google Earth.
Bicycle Culture

Fort Collins’ Parking Problem

By On July 18, 2016

Fort Collins has a parking problem and it’s evident every time you get in a car and hit the road. Although neighborhood streets aren’t so bad, once you hit an arterial, the congestion is… Read More

USA Flag Bike Guy, from YouTuber Weshigh.
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Independence Day

By On July 4, 2016

For many teens, “Independence Day” means the day they get their drivers license and can drive anywhere they want without mom or dad tagging along. A drivers license is seen as the key… Read More

Pedal Fort Collins is 1 year old! (Photo from the comments section on the Strider Bikes website.)
Bicycle Culture

Pedal Fort Collins Is One Year Old Today!

By On May 23, 2016

It was exactly one year ago today that Pedal Fort Collins got its start. Originally envisioned as a local transportation resource as well as an advocacy tool, so far Pedal has been… Read More

Canberra Transport Photo - Australia
Bicycle Culture

External costs contribute to the expense of using City roads

By On May 16, 2016

Although bicycling is a much lauded part of Fort Collins culture, there’s still an undercurrent of disagreement over who “owns” the roads. Some motorists are of the opinion that the street is… Read More

One average sized car does over 17,000 times as much damage to the road as one large man riding a heavy steel bicycle.
Bicycle Culture

Which road users make the greatest demands on our tax dollars?

By On May 6, 2016

As I pointed out earlier this week, everyone that shops in Fort Collins pays to maintain our local roads (though it’s possible that bicyclists and transit users might pay a little more… Read More

Who pays for roads in Fort Collins, Colorado?
Bicycle Culture

Street Maintenance – Who pays?

By On May 2, 2016

One of the most common arguments I hear between cyclists and non-cyclists revolves around the idea of who pays for the roads. I’ve heard motorists claim that licensing fees and gas taxes… Read More