Priorities & Projects

. Around this time last year we reflected upon how the life changes we’ve made since 2008 were motivated by more than just a desire to fulfill a dream of bicycling around the world together (although that was a pretty big motivator for us!). Simplifying our lives and [Read More…]

Guadalajara (Part 2) :: For the Love of a Livable City!

Cyclists of all ages come out to take over the streets of Guadalajara every Sunday. Long Live Via RecreActiva!

One of the things we especially loved about Guadalajara was the Via RecreActiva, an event that began back in 2004 and that occurs every Sunday.

Via RecreActiva is a Car-Free Sunday event where the city blocks off over 65 km of city streets to motor traffic for six [Read More…]

Witnessing Citizen Activism in Mexico

“Pena did not win. IFE (Electoral Fraud Institute) helped him.”

One of the most exciting things we’ve had the opportunity to witness recently is citizen activism in Mexico. On July 1st, Mexicans came out in record numbers to vote in the presidential election – it was the largest voter turnout in their history! Soon after, thousands of people took to the streets throughout Mexico and the world, [Read More…]

Cumbre de los Pueblos :: The People's Summit

(This was originally scheduled to be posted on 6/26/2012.)

Government and business leaders from the world’s 20 wealthiest and most influential countries in the world met in Los Cabos, Baja last week (June 18-19th) for the G20 Summit.

Readers may recall the protests that took place at the last couple of G20 summits; last year in Cannes, France and the year before [Read More…]

TurnAbout :: Alternatives to Banning Urban Camping

turn · a · bout [turn-uh-bout]

1. the act of turning in a different or opposite direction. 2. a change of opinion, loyalty, etc. 3. a reciprocal action; act of doing to someone exactly as that person has done to oneself or another. 4. a person who changes things; a radical.

We’re introducing a new series on our blog! Our “TurnAbout” series will cover editorial [Read More…]

350 Kilometers for Change :: Join Us!

It’s time to Connect the Dots people!

Climate Impacts Day, sponsored by 350.org, is May 5th. It’s a global day of ACTION TAKING, a grassroots movement to fight climate change…….so get ready to ride with us!

We're riding for change. Join Us!

 

350 Kilometers :: 350 Parts Per Million

Scientists warn that we must reduce the amount of CO2 [Read More…]