Websites we like
Their mission is to reclaim New York City's streets from the automobile, and to advocate for bicycling, walking and public transit as the best transportation alternatives.
Transportation Alternatives was founded in 1973 during the explosion of environmental consciousness that also produced the Clean Air and Clean Water Act and the Environmental Protection Agency. Since our founding, T.A. has helped win numerous improvements for cyclists and pedestrians and has been the leading voice for reducing car use in the city. T.A.'s roots are in bicycling, and many of our members are everyday cyclists.
Time's up NYC
TIME'S UP! is a grassroots environmental group that uses educational outreach and direct action to promote a more sustainable, less toxic city. For more than 15 years, TIME'S UP! has worked to educate people about the environmental impacts of everyday decisions, from the food we buy to the means of transportation we use.
A to B, electric bike and folding bike reviews, buyers guides and testing
A to B magazine specialises in folding bicycles, electric bicycles, bicycle trailers and car-free alternatives of all kinds. Published every two months from Dorchester in the United Kingdom. They now also offer an electronic version.
Electric Bikes Northwest
The Cyclist's Electric Bike Shops Since 1996
They sell and service Electric bikes and folding bikes. Electric bikes Northwest is one of the finest shops, specializing only in high quality electric and folding bikes.
Rob Means - Electric-bikes.com
A ton of information on electric bikes, kick scooters, electric scooters, folding bikes, velo-mobiles and many more.
Uppereast.com is NYCeWheels Neighborhood information source for the Upper East Side of New York City. They list every street business on the Upper East Side in New York City ... all organized by category and block - the way city people really want to find information.
Green Map of NYC
The Powerful Green Map of NYC is the first to have energy use as its focus. At a time when energy is such a critical and timely concern, we decided to devote a fresh new edition of our popular citywide map to exploring energy impacts, conservation, and renewables.
With its three views of New York City, the Powerful Green Map introduces you to great ways to get around, dine, recreate, work and live more in a more eco-efficient green way. You'll find all kinds of useful information that will save money, resources and the ?climent? (the climate and the environment) at the same time
ConEdison Solutions WIND Power
Choosing ConEdison Solutions WIND Power is one of the easiest ways for New Yorkers to reduce the environmental impact of their energy consumption. WIND Power contains 100% New Wind Energy, a product of Community Energy, Inc. By choosing to purchase renewable energy, you are doing something positive for our air, health and environment.
Of course all of NYCeWheels electric bikes are being charged by wind energy.
NYC, Bicycle maps
Free 2008 NYC Cycling Maps
(click link above to down load or view) The 2008 edition of the New York City Cycling Map is available for free at all bike shops or by calling 311.
Sheldon Brown's Home Page
If you're looking for bicycle technical articles, click above to browse the best information on bicycles.
Sheldon Brown has contributed to the bicycle industry like no other. Rumors are that Sheldon would reply up to 1200 emails emails a day, I know he did at least one a day for me.
TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, TreeHugger strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. Frequent reviews on electric bikes as well.
Wikipedia, Electric bike laws
A wiki page defining legality of electric bikes around the world. In general eBikes are legal in all 50 states as long as they stay below 750 watt and go 20 mph or less.
We can solve the climate crises
The We Campaign is a project of The Alliance for Climate Protection -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Nobel laureate former Vice President Al Gore. Our ultimate aim is to halt global warming
International Bicycle Fund
A non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, providing information and resources promoting sustainable transport and international understanding to make this planet a healthier and happier place to live. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and bicycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.
Plug in America
Plug In America drives change.
Plug in America accelerates the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity to reduce our nation's dependence on petroleum and improve the global environment.
Why not share the ride?
eRideShare puts the power of the Internet to work, connecting commuters or cross-country travelers going the same way. Put two people together in one car instead of separately in two cars, and the greenhouse emissions are cut in half. This is significant impact.
Central Park NYC the most beautiful place to ride your bike
The Central Park Conservancy's mission is to restore, manage, and preserve New York City's Central Park, in partnership with the public, for the enjoyment of present and future generations.
Bike cult | the website
This site comes from Bike Cult and Bike Works NYC.
One is a big book about bicycles, the other is a small bike shop.
This site is about our community, who love what comes with bicycles.
Human powered Dyno
An "off grid" system would charge batteries to power an inverter to make 120 volts AC. The gym could connect its entertainment system, lights and electric bikes to this module.
With the majority of the world's 6.5 billion human beings now living in cities, building healthy, livable and affordable urban environments is critical to the mission of today's global environmental movement.
The Livable Streets Network is an online community for people working to create sustainable cities through sensible urban planning, design, and transportation policy. We provide free, open source, web-based, resources to citizens working to create a greener economy, address climate change, reduce oil dependence, alleviate traffic congestion, and provide better access to good jobs in healthy communities.
Environmental Defense Fund
...The Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are access to clean air and water, healthy and nourishing food, and flourishing ecosystems.
One less car
One less car's objective is to help reclaim our basic right to freedom of mobility. They are committed to reversing the harm done to our collective happiness, the unraveling of our communities, and the increased risks we face daily due to our society's focus on the automobile at the exclusion of other transportation modes.
Winning the The Oil End Game
Innovation for Profits, Jobs, and Security
Winning the Oil Endgame offers a strategy for ending US oil dependence, and is applicable worldwide. Free book download.
Sustainable, Independent Buildings & Systems
Earthship Biotecture is a global company offering proven, totally sustainable design and construction services worldwide. The company is led by Michael Reynolds, the principle biotect and creator of the Earthship Concept.
Solar (and energy efficient) Vehicles
Links to solar powered recumbents, electric bikes, electric cars, fairings for bicycles and recumbents, solar powered trikes and bikes.
Safe bicycle riding tips
Tips on how to avoid an accident using a folding or electric bicycle. Very useful for urban bike riding like NYC.
The Urban Mobility Store • BROMPTON Bicycle Store in Berlin
In case you are living in Berlin and consider buying a Brompton check out The Urban Mobility store.