Green like a 'Bike Hugger'?

The creation of DL Byron and Frank Steele, Bike Hugger aims to evangelize the benefits of cycling to work or for pleasure. In countries such as the Netherlands many people use a bike to commute. If you don't own or ride a pair of wheels but like their ideas you can always wear their T-Shirts (shown Bikeshirt here). They also brought to my attention the Bicycle Film Festival which just made a stop in Chicago the past week-end, next stage will be in London.
I had the pleasure to meet Byron in New York a couple months ago and thought it would be a good way to thank him for sharing his insight on the world of blogs by writing about this new project.

Riding my bike (even if only for half an hour) is one of the best ways I have found to clear my head.

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