Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Drunk Cycling is legal in Hungary

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In the US it differ from state to state if you will get DUI when cycling drunk. There are no clear cut answer if cycling drunk is legal or illegal in the US since laws from state to state have different interpretation of the DUI law. "A person is guilty of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug if the person drives a vehicle within this state." So different states have different interpretation to the word "vehicle." In Ohio, Florida, and Washington the defined vehicle as "every device capable of being moved upon a public highway and in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, including bicycles." So if you got caught by a cop while cycling drunk they may still be able to charge you with public drunkenness or reckless driving.

In Hungary they had a decree that clearly allows cyclists to ride their bike while drunk on major roads despite the dangers that it may pose to pedestrian and the driving public. Hungary has strict laws on drunk driving and they fine you heavily. The Hungary government published on their official gazette signed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban allowing cycling under the influence of alcohol regardless of the level of intoxication as long as the cyclist is capable of steering.

Before, driving intoxicated in Hungary will get you fined $131 if you have blood alcohol level higher than 0.5 grams per liter.

Monday, July 7, 2014

World Naked Bike Ride: Montreal

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World Naked Bike Ride Montreal 2014 Daytime

World Naked Bike Ride Montreal 2014 Daytime

World Naked Bike Ride Montreal 2014 Daytime

Montreal hosted the World Naked Bike Ride Daytime last Saturday July 5. There will be a nighttime version that will be held on August 2, 2014 that will start at Dorchester Square.

WNBR promotes cycling, saving our planet, Body image/self awareness, Self-sufficiency by using renewable energy, promotes local cycling businesses and local cycling organizations.

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Monday, June 30, 2014

World Naked Bike Ride Exeter 2014

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Naked cyclists hits Exeter streets to promote and environmentally friendly transportation. The ride started at 1pm at floodplain besides Trews Weir. The last World Naked Bike Ride in Exeter was held in 2012. The cyclists were there early to have their bodies painted before the ride.

According to the group the ride was for "a peaceful, positive and fun protest exposing the need to rediscover non oil dependent modes of transport, and highlight the vulnerability of cyclists as well as meeting new people and having fun decorating our bodies".

Gary Numan pop star from the 80s was seen in area to watch the ride last Sunday June 29, 2014. Exeter's first World Naked Bike Ride was held back in June 2011.

More photos here

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Having Trouble Changing Your Bikes Track Wheel?

If you can't change your bikes track wheel don't lose hope, check out Global Cycling Network new video about changing your bikes track wheels. The video shows how to change wheels on a track or fixed gear bike and how to tension the chain.


- Tools that you need for this job is two 15mm spanner.
- Start by removing the front wheel. Use the two spanner to loosen the nuts, then remove the wheel.
- Then remove the rear wheel by loosening both the nuts. You will also need to remove the chain off the sprocket.
- Put the front wheel back in, and tighten the nuts.
- Next the rear wheel, place the chain over the sprocket then push the wheel in.
- To tension the change correctly, pull the rear wheel away from the bike then tighten the nuts to hold the wheel in place. Then straighten the wheel and apply more tension if possible.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

World Naked Bike Ride 2014 Portland June 7

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A World Naked Bike Ride will be held in Portland on June 7, 2014. There are no route announced yet but the organizer of the event confirmed it and will start at 8 p.m. The starting place is at Normandale Park, along Northeast 57th Avenue.

Thousand of participants is expected to join the event. Usually at this event participants wear very little or nude, sometimes they wear paint.

World Naked Bike Ride is a worldwide event were the participants ride their bicycles in nude to promote a body-positive world. Events like this take place in more than 74 cities in 17 different countries.

However not all are amused with the event. There are people in the area that are not happy with it taking place in their neighborhood.

Jean Marshburn a local resident said:

“Kids can't go to strip clubs." “It's kind of the same thing, I guess. They should probably go someplace else ‘cause there are a lot of kids around. It's kind of like an adult activity."

Last year more than 8,000 people participated in the event that took off at the South Park Blocks in Southwest Portland.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Wet, Rainy Naked Bike Ride in Portsmouth

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Naked Bike Ride in Portsmouth 2014

Wet and naked bikers had their 4th yearly Naked Bike Ride Portsmouth that was held on Saturday May 24, 2014 at the green that is directly opposite the Coffee Cup in Eastney at 2pm. About 60 nude cyclists participated despite of the heavy rains and winds.

The even was organized by Ian Henden, 67, of Fareham. They cruise along the Southsea seafront. There are 12 participants from France that joined the ride.

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Video of an Old Man Riding a Scooter Almost Crash Cyclists in Women's Tour of Britain

An old man riding a mobility scooter almost caused a major accident at the 3rd  stage of the Women's Tour of Britain in Essex held last May 9.

The old man out of nowhere crossed the road, milliseconds before the riders passed. Marianne Vos and Laura Trott are among the high profile competitors in the race.

That was really dangerous for the old man and the athletes.