Category Archives: Giving Back

Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Mower

I couldn’t resist posting this pedal power image from the colourful promotional video of Newfoundland and Labrador.  I hope you will be able to take  time to slow down and one day visit the delightful people and places in this … Continue reading

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Electric Pedals and “The Age of Stupid”

I think the people at Electric Pedals are brilliant, so here is a repost of them pedal powering the movie “The Age of Stupid”.

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Pedalling Libraries and Literacy, Smiles and Community

When my kids were little we went to the book mobile, but these enterprising librarians are delivering books by bicycle. Alicia Tapia pedals her library called Bibliobicicleta around San Francisco, sharing her love for bikes and books with children and … Continue reading

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PWRDF Ride for Refuge

Primate World Relief and Development Fund have been helping people, help people ever since the Springhill mining disaster in Nova Scotia in 1958. They still are and you can pedal to help the many  refugees in need. Check it out here at Ride … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Bicycles Again!

The bicycle factory is now open for 2015! Go ahead, eat chocolate and make more bikes for kids in Africa. 100 chocolate bars =1 bicycle. Enjoy a chocolate bar, submit the UPC code to http://www.thebicyclefactory.ca and you have just created … Continue reading

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Bicycle Inspired Bangura Bags

Check out Bangura Bags made in Sierra Leone. Creative iPad sleeves, toiletry bags, touring bags, hand bags, key chains and more are all made out of used bicycle tubes and colourfully lined with local fabrics. The purchase of Bangura products … Continue reading

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