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  1. Advocates Request a Fair Share of Bike Resources for Black CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Streets Blog Chicago

    A group of African-American bike advocates says they want to do whatever it takes to make sure that more black Chicagoans have a chance to enjoy the health, economic, and social benefits of cycling. They've called for the city and state, as well as other advocacy groups, to commit to a more equitable distribution of bike facilities and education to low-income, African-American communities on the South and West Sides.

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  2. Calle Ocho Will Turn Into Cyclist Haven This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Miami New Times

    ... the fifth city in the state to host one of their own. Calle Ocho, a street that's had its fair share of Critical Mass rides, will become for four hours (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) an oasis of calm and community spirit between Southwest Ninth Ct. and 22nd ...

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  3. An open letter to the black bloc poseur who sucker-punched me at the...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... Viet Nam war in Golden Gate Park. I mopped up oil in the San Francisco bay oil tanker spill in 1970. I'm a Critical Mass veteran, arrested protesting gulf war one, arrested for my union actions, founder of the Green Party. But I'm not resting on my ...

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  4. Dick Spotswood: Marin bike lobby's political clout is slippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... which incidentally stems from its bus and ferry divisions. San Francisco isn't far away. The biker-anarchist Critical Mass that ties up the city on most Fridays is hardly conducive to making friends of non-cyclists. Not to be ignored is the sense of ...

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  5. National bike org reaches petition milestone: Now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Bike Portland

    Nearly three and-a-half years ago, we broke the news about an ambitious campaign by a national advocacy organization to get 1,000,000 Americans to pledge support for cycling. People for Bikes President Tim Blumenthal called today "historic."

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  6. CicLAvia comes to South Los Angeles for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Trojan

    ... bicycle ride that bills itself as the largest such event in the United States. Brotherson believes such critical mass events have the ability to influence policy and infrastructure. "With all the public space we use, movements like LA Critical Mass ...

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  7. on Yer Bike: Protest ride had me questioning my motives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Oxford Mail

    IT'S been a long time since I have been to Critical Mass but tempted by the promise of good company of fellow cyclist friends I participated in one last Friday. It was organised by the Broken Spoke Co-op, a great DIY workshop for cyclists in Pembroke Street.

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  8. Honour TomkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Oxford Mail

    IT'S been a long time since I have been to Critical Mass but tempted by the promise of good company of fellow cyclist friends I participated in one last Friday. It was organised by the Broken Spoke Co-op, a great DIY workshop for cyclists in Pembroke Street.

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  9. Town CrierRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Nob Hill Gazette

    ... to run automobiles off the road. Here, at last, is a chance for drivers to get back at bicycle riders for Critical Mass tie-ups endorsed by City Hall, increased bike lanes, and scofflaw bikers who flout traffic laws as they whiz past cars with ...

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  10. Critical Mass Heads West Into Coral Gables TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Miami New Times

    Critical Mass, the monthly bike ride that takes over entire roads, happens to occur on Black Friday this month. At least fewer people are working today.

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  11. The incorporation of San Jose Bike PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Cyclelicious

    San Jose Inside published the story on incorporation yesterday, igniting continued debate on the merits of "going corporate." The story seems mostly accurate, though I have a couple of minor quibbles: " Tate says that secretive action was made because he and SJ Bike Party, Inc.'s board of directors would rather the legal structure take shape in the background.

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  12. Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Yes! Magazine

    ... getting more bike-friendly in large part because of persistent pressure by activists. For more than 20 years, Critical Mass bike rides have taken over streets in more than 300 cities around the world, with large groups riding together and claiming ...

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  13. Susan DuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | City Pages

    ... is sorting through the wreckage on his Highlands ranch, 20 miles east of Houston. He's just gotten... With Critical Mass launching off tonight at Market Square Park downtown, tensions are bound to be high between motorists and cyclists as bike ...

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  14. Stephen P. Clark Government CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2010 | Miami New Times

    ... caught up in the hullabaloo and forget to remember what this... In a town infamous for apathetic sports fans, Critical Mass is the exception. Almost no one is neutral when it comes to the monthly bike rides. You either love the last Friday of the ...

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  15. Riding Halloween night awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Cavalier Daily

    In addition to promoting biking as a form of transportation, the organizers of the Critical Mass Ride hoped to encourage a safer environment for bikers on Grounds and raise awareness of the University's energy consumption. On Halloween night, between 100 and 150 people participated in the University's first Critical Mass Ride in an effort to promote cycling on Grounds.

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    Oct 31, 2014 | SFGate

    ... it mattered. Friday was the confluence of nearly all things San Francisco. There was the rain, a parade, the Critical Mass bicyclists and then the most San Francisco holiday ever: Halloween. Throw in a few naked guys and you've got the whole ...

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  17. [Video] The Ghost Bikes of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Houston Press

    With Critical Mass launching off tonight at Market Square Park downtown, tensions are bound to be high between motorists and cyclists as bike enthusiasts swarm the streets. The controversial event, whose participants have been nicknamed "Critical Massholes," has a reputation for holding up after-work Friday traffic, corking through red lights and straight up drunken brawls.

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  18. 1 million Giants fans get ready to partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... the San Francisco Chronicle. There are also Halloween celebrations in the city today as well as the monthly Critical Mass bicycle protest ride beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wireless carriers say they are getting prepared for an onslaught of tweets,videos ...

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  19. Giants, Rain, Bicycles, Oh, The HorrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Bold Italic

    This is the story of a city, a city unprepared for the impending cluster fuck of Friday the 31st, 2014. The shining City by the Bay, nursing its collective hangover from the stupendous revelry two nights prior, wakes to a new horror: A HEAVING, WET, ORANGE AND BLACK MONSTER DESCENDING ON MARKET STREET! It's a perfect storm of traffic jams: Halloween costume fanatics, SF Giants victory parade goers, Critical Mass cyclists, and a drought-busting rain storm.

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  20. SF Day Of Days: Giants World Series Parade, Halloween Hijinks, Critical Mass And Wet WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... around the downtown area, get ready for 1) the Giants World Series parade, 2) Halloween celebrations, 3) the Critical Mass bicycle gathering which takes place the last Friday of each month, and 4) a decent dose of rain. You can count on about a ...

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