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Volkswagen now major sponsor of Bikes Belong’s ‘People for Bikes’ campaign

(Image: BikePortland) Bikes Belong just announced that Volkswagen will donate “significant funding” to support their ongoing People For Bikes campaign and other programs the organizations funds like like the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Here’s an excerpt from the press release: “We are working with VW as part of its Think Blue initiative, which … Read more


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First Look: People for Bikes’ “Bikes Make Life Better” video

Photo from filming of the video in Los Angeles.(Photos © J. Maus) People for Bikes, the national effort by Bikes Belong to raise awareness and support for bicycling, has just released a new video they hope will spread the idea that “Bikes Make Life Better.” The short video, filmed in Los Angeles, uses projection technology … Read more


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More details (and a video) on ‘People for Bikes’ campaign launch

Bikes Belong executive director Tim Blumenthal.(Photos © J. Maus) As reported earlier, Bikes Belong revealed a major new campaign tonight aimed at unifying a million voices in support of bicycling across America. The People for Bikes campaign was launched to a room packed with bike advocates and industry leaders from across the country at the … Read more


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Bikes Belong launches “People for Bikes” campaign

Screenshot from the just-launchedPeopleForBikes.org. At tonight’s opening reception of the National Bike Summit, national non-profit group Bikes Belong will announce the People for Bikes campaign. A tri-fold promo brochure being handed out here at the Summit reads: “Millions of Americans ride bicycles and recognize the economic, social and physical benefits. But, only a fraction of … Read more