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Energy Is Real

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The driver's anger poisoned the energy of the other drivers on the road. Everyone started honking.
William Phelps Eno honorary driver's license issued in 1912

William Phelps Eno, My Hero

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When you go out today — reasonably certain of being able to get where you want to go without incident — thank this man. He had something to do with your safe travels, even though you’ve probably never heard of him.
e-cargo bike instead of car

Everyone's A Racer Now

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Four days after returning to St. Louis, I walked into my local e-bike dealer with my credit card ready. My husband and I didn't own a cargo bike. After riding my sister’s electric cargo bike in Nashville, I wanted to see for myself if an e-cargo bike could truly replace car trips.
Shannon and her car

Savvy E-Biking To A Car-Free Future

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E-bikes aren't replacements for bikes. They replace cars. They can move you across town, and over steep hills, at higher speeds with less effort while still offering clean, low-cost transportation. But there’s a catch many people don’t realize.
Bike Friday and its trailer at the base of Boise's historic train depot

Biking Out Of Airports

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I shuddered and said a prayer for his safety. I fervently hoped the dictum would hold true: Even when done poorly, bicycling is very safe.
Karen Karabell riding bicycle on Kingshighway in St. Louis.

How To Get A "Scary" Road All To Yourself

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I learned through CyclingSavvy that if I wait for a green light to turn right onto major arterial roads, I typically get the road all to myself for the amount of time I need to be on it.