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Amy Selikoff and Nathan Selikoff

Through Heat and Storm


Amy Selikoff and Nathan Selikoff spontaneously decided to take a bike ride from Florida to Canada. They planned for months and took time off from their jobs. The actual journey was fraught with accidents, detours, and bad weather. They found that it was similar to marriage. Every marriage is a different journey filled with its own special joys and obstacles that need to be solved in their own ways.

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Morogoro-Makhado on a bicycle

@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Liesbeth presents an exciting cycle trip on secondary roads from Tanzania to South Africa enabling her to see beautiful rural life as much as possible. Three months and five countries, cycling and climbing, mishaps, and a lot of positive surprises mark this remarkable journey.

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Two Wheels Good


Yellow Belly, Lou Christy from Sustrans  runs us through Access Lincoln, an iniciatve by the City Council designed to get Lincoln out of their cars and on to their bikes. Filled with great information about commuter cycling and free services provided to promote heathier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.

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The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring

@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

“Cycle touring is the future of travel. It’s cheap, It’s environmentally friendly, it's a lot of fun and it's a type of travel where you're not trying to get from city to city as fast as you can.”

What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. In The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring, from PechaKucha Night Cape Town’s 37th volume, speaker Tegan Phillips give a short cartoon presentation about the wonders of long distance bicycle-travel.

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How One Man on a 75-Pound Bicycle Took a City's Temperature

@ VOL 16 ON APR 14, 2016

"How do we start thinking about heat waves and why are heat waves so important?"

In How One Man on a 75-Pound Bicycle Took a City's Temperature from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, architect and University at Buffalo Professor, Nicholas B. Rajkovich describes the design of a bicycle-based weather station used to find the “hot spots” of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Every year in the United States, more people die from heat waves than any other type of natural disaster. Extreme heat events are expected to increase in the future due to climate change. Collecting a fine scale of microclimatic data can help to determine how physical characteristics contribute to human exposure to ground and air temperatures. These data also suggest how urban design strategies can reduce the impacts of the urban heat island effect. However, microclimate measurement poses substantial challenges. Rajkovich’s work investigates the intersection of energy efficient buildings, renewable energy, and climate change resilience.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 


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9 Days 23 Hours 56 Minutes on a Bicycle

@ VOL 24 ON MAY 25, 2016

2615miles in 9days 23hours 56minutes on a bicycle! Josh Ibbett, the winner of the 2015 Transcontinental road race, shares the highs and lows of cycling.

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How to create cycling infrastructure in Volgograd?

@ VOL 1 ON FEB 27, 2017

Mikhail Solomonov knows how to create a great environment for bike riders and will tell us about his worldwide bike traveling and project of creating new bike environment in the city.

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What I Learned Riding My Bicycle Across Michigan

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 19, 2017

Chuck Jager can be seen commuting to work on his neon green Trek bicycle with that uber cool band on his pants leg. He is a long-time high school U.S. History teacher, and once graded more than 1500 essays in one week.


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Bicycle Touring

@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2018

Find out why bicycle tourist Kevin Nee thinks life at eleven miles an hour is better than zooming by at 70 mph.

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Laughing and Crying with the Fort Collins Cycling Club

@ VOL 6 ON NOV 08, 2018

Stephen's participation in the Fort Collins Cycling Club has earned him the nickname "Soft and Silky." Through the Club, there are amazing stories of resiliency and support for Club members. Stephen's own story is how the club helped him to deal with his 20 year old daughter having traumatic brain injury in 2010. Over the past few years, the club has become more diverse by emphasizing opportunities providing riding opportunities for folks new to group cycling.