Factory Bike Blog
We're excited to see construction begin on the long awaited bike trail from Incline Village to Sand Harbor. The funding is in, the plan is approved, and the project is expected to break ground this summer. This section of bike trail along the East Shore of Lake Tahoe will certainly be beautiful, and also a welcome addition to the growing network of bike lanes around the Tahoe area.
Dedicated bike lanes continue to prove their worth the the communities that build them. Former N.Y. City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan tells her own story of the extensive battles she had to fight to bring bike lanes to her city, often fought against critics who didn't even know why they were fighting. Thanks to dedicated proponents like her and her allies, bike trails DO happen, and everyone ends up winning.
Better access for urban riding and bike commuting has always been a good idea, but it's rapidly becoming a real necessity. Some urban designers and architects are starting to get the picture, check out how our friends at SRAM are leading the charge!
"Over The Wheel" is a short film about bicycle advocacy in Guadalajara, Mexico, one of the fastest growing cities in the world. With virtually no dedicated bike lanes, "GDL" is a dangerous place for bicycle commuters, to say the least. Join these motivated activists as they try to raise awareness and fight for cyclists rights in their effort to improve the city they live in.