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(Portland, OR) The cycling equivalent of Woodstock is coming… but instead of joining rock fans on a muddy farm, one million cyclists and supporters of clean, oil independent transportation will gather for celebrations and purpose filled action in 50 states for upwards of 300 rallies. More remarkable, all of these unified, localized events will roll out on the same day.
Dubbed One Million Bicycles, it’s the brainchild of Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie, a nationally recognized magazine columnist (Men’s Journal, Outside, Bicycling), author of several best-selling bike books, cycling advocate and performer at hundreds of bike clubs, festival and corporate events across the country.
Inspired by U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s call for a “national bike movement” during a speech at Bike Gallery in January, Kurmaskie decided to think big while keeping a small carbon footprint.
“Ideas come to me all the time,” Kurmaskie noted. “But inspired, audacious ones that actually have the potential to impact legislation and healthcare, oil dependency and global warming, all while creating one million new and returning riders, not to mention giving anyone on a bike safer passage and a voice regarding upcoming More >
As the BikeTravellers website was too slow and service was disrupted, we have decided to upgrade to an even bigger server, with better connection.
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We have upgraded and moved without any problems. All blogs work much faster now and all problems are gone. If you haven’t done so now, sign up for a new biketravellers.com blog!
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The next few days you might notice downtime and some parts or blogs might be unavailable as it takes some time before the DNS/IP changes take effect over all the DNS servers worldwide. It will be worth it as the new server is much faster, so soon all will be better