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Greeting fellow cyclists in Europe and abroad. With Velo-city Global fast approachingt, we had a chat to our members in Quebec about the cycling situation in Canada. We've also been lobbying Transport Ministers in Leipzig Germany and Italy's Prime Minister has wholeheartedly given his support to the salvaiciclisti campaign. Look forward to seeing you soon in Vancouver! 
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Getting Ministers to Take Cycling Seriously

  
ECF demanded National Transport Ministers take cycling seriously at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany earlier this month. Thanks to intense lobbying, attitudes are beginning to change. 
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Quebec: Car Crazy or Cycling Mad? 

  
With Velo-city Global coming to Vancouver Canada, we shouldn’t forget that Quebec is a North American leader when it comes to cycling. ECF had a chat to Velo Quebec about the cycling situation in Canada
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Bicycle Sharing: The Gateway Drug

  
You can’t help but notice it. It seems that every city already has, or is about to have a bicycle share scheme.
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"I Now Pronounce You Husband and Bike": Marrying Cycling and Public Transport

  
Imagine if a public transport (PT) provider could offer a door to door trip, anywhere in a city? Well the answer is right under their noses: the bicycle.  
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The Cargo Bike: Somewhere between the Courier and the Truck

Bike blog : cycle freight : Outspoken delivery  
The rise of the cargo bike makes perfect sense: it's nippy enough for narrow streets, and weighty enough to take 400kg. Read this brilliant article from the Guardian about why cargo bikes are the way of the future. 
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'Super Mario' to Save Cyclists: Italian Prime Ministers Backs Cycle Safety Campaign

Italy’s Prime Minister has backed Italy’s bicycle advocates, demanding improved conditions for cyclists. 
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Make sure that you register to attend Velo-city Global 2012 in Vancouver, Canada. It's the must attend cycling policy event of the year. For a “Velo-city Conference Rate” at the Sheraton Hotel, reserve before Friday May 25. 
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