Category Archives: H-burg/Davis Bike Trip and Spokes

Amen, Brothuh: Robb Davis on the Bike Trip and Social Capital

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Click here for Robb Davis’ take on what we learned, how we learned it, and what-the-heck good is it?

Click here for Spokes – the movie that shows you what he’s talking about.

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Press Feedback for the Spokes Movie

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Click here to view an H-burg News article Thanh Dang put together about the Spokes movie I recently completed. Thanh Dang is H-Burg’s Public Works Planner and was a delegate on the H-Burg/Davis bike trip in the Spring  Thank you Thanh!!

Photo by Thanh Dang

Click here to view Spokes – the 30 minute movie in 6 parts.

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Spokes – The Biking Movie

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A 30-minute movie in 6 parts.

A group of Harrisonburg, VA citizens/advocates/city employees/educators travels to Davis CA to study bike culture and bond with the generous Davisoise. A rollicking adventure ensues.

Find the blog here: harrisonburgdavisbiketrip.blogspot.com/

Part 1/6 – The group prepares to leave for CA:

Part 2/6 – The group arrives and receives an amazing introduction to Davis bike infrastructure.

Part 3/6 – Picking fruit and bike cops

Part 4/6 – The Pepper Peddler and Community Council

Part 5/6 – Pot Luck!

Part 6/6 – San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge

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The Giant, a Bike and the Golden Gate Bridge

I spent the better part of the past week with a delegation from Harrisonburg studying bike culture and infrastructure in Davis, Sacramento and San Francisco, CA. Click here for the blog from that trip. The culminating event was a bike trip across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and a ferry ride back to San Francisco. Thanks to our samazingq host Robb Davis and terrific H-burg travel companions. Stay tuned for a short documentary about the experience in late May.

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Trails of Two Cities – H-Burg Bike Delegation Leaves for CA

Tomorrow I join Harrisonburg citizens traveling to Davis, California to study how to make a town bike friendly and other mutually beneficial concepts.  Tom Benevento is an urban farmer, a bike activist in H-Burg and one of my fellow travelers.  EMU Visual and Communication Arts students Steve Kniss, Lance Miller and I followed Tom around town with a camera the other day as we prepped for the trip. Here’s the movie:

Bike activist, public health/population and development guru Robb Davis is our host and organizer in Davis.  Here is his post about the visit including an audio clip from his blog Traveling at the Speed of Bike.  See you on the other side, Robb!

Lyrics for The Empty Chair by Talco – Licensed under Creative Commons – Share Alike, Non-Commercial, Attribution

Ladies and gentlemen
I have a story to tell you
I mourn in indignant dreams
But fear me not
Skies never write history
I wish to tell you of a true dream
Look in these streets of yours
And you’ll find out why.

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