Cardboard bicycle can change the world, says Israeli inventor

Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni holds his cardboard bicycle as he poses for a photo in Moshav Ahituv, central Israel September 24, 2012. The bicycle, made almost entirely of cardboard, has the potential to change transportation habits from the world's most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, Gafni, an expert in designing automated mass-production lines and an amateur cycling enthusiast, says. Picture taken September 24, 2012. To match ISRAEL-CARDBOARDBIKE/     REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SPORT CYCLING SOCIETY)

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Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni holds his cardboard bicycle as he poses for a photo in Moshav Ahituv, central Israel September 24, 2012. The bicycle, made almost entirely of cardboard, has the potential to change …

http://news.yahoo.com/cardboard-bicycle-change-world-says-israeli-inventor-090732689.html

By Ori Lewis and Lianne Gross | Reuters – Mon, Oct 15, 2012
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Pedal perfect: Bikers shed spandex to inspire new riders

People gather in downtown Decatur before setting off to ride, including Jae Schmidt, pictured with hat, the owner of Houndstooth Road bicycle boutique, who helped organize the event.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/13/living/bicycle-fashion-tweed-ride/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

I saw this article and want to share. This type of event breaks down barriers brings people together and reminds one that cycling and wellness can be for anyone – it’s never to late to start. It’s always good to have options. Imagine if you can get fit at the same time as having fun. Perhaps your entire direction will change completely. Personally I have always loved a good cycle however since changing my lifestyle to the whole food plant based one and losing all the weight I have my cycling time and adventures has increased dramatically. The fitter I become the further I can go the more weather I can take (rain, wind, winter) and it just keeps on getting better. Definitely many more people should be opening up to cycling – its a natural progression in my opinion to have as your only set of wheels (do Zip Car for example if you need one) or to have on. The rewards are as easy as getting on your bike and heading out there …

Sunset Seabreeze IV

Nature’s Design – Photo by Suzanne

A very beautiful Vancouver day. Today was a pretty bright sunny cold day. I found myself on my bike in our beautiful Stanley Park towards nightfall enjoying a cascade of final fall colors of trees and leaves and an abundance of fresh air. The sunset gave this show for those of us watching.  Here is an image that I collected along the path of today’s bike ride. I will put up a few more to share. Hope you enjoy them. Vancouver, BC November 8, 2012.

Sunset Seabreeze III

Nature’s Design – Photo by Suzanne

A very beautiful Vancouver day. Today was a pretty bright sunny cold day. I found myself on my bike in our beautiful Stanley Park towards nightfall enjoying a cascade of final fall colors of trees and leaves and an abundance of fresh air. The sunset gave this show for those of us watching.  Here is an image that I collected along the path of today’s bike ride. I will put up a few more to share. Hope you enjoy them. Vancouver, BC November 8, 2012.

Sunset Seabreeze II

Nature’s Design – Photo by Suzanne

A very beautiful Vancouver day. Today was a pretty bright sunny cold day. I found myself on my bike in our beautiful Stanley Park towards nightfall enjoying a cascade of final fall colors of trees and leaves and an abundance of fresh air. The sunset gave this show for those of us watching.  Here is an image (altered) with my bike etched into the image. that I collected along the path of today’s bike ride. I will put up a few more to share. Hope you enjoy them. Vancouver, BC November 8, 2012.

Sunset Seabreeze I

Nature’s Design – Photo by Suzanne

A very beautiful Vancouver day. Today was a pretty bright sunny cold day. I found myself on my bike in our beautiful Stanley Park towards nightfall enjoying a cascade of final fall colors of trees and leaves and an abundance of fresh air. The sunset gave this show for those of us watching.  Here is an image (original untouched) with Vancouver Island etched into the background that I collected along the path of today’s bike ride. I will put up a few more to share. Hope you enjoy them. Vancouver, BC November 8, 2012.

Fresh Air Funcycle

In the park on fresh windy afternoon few people and lots of nature energy plenty to see.

Red Coat Blue Umbrella

Strong legs

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Love my ride

Powerful Peddler

Photos by Suzanne

Great workout for legs butt lungs heart skin mind and spirit. Cycling on stormy conditions is so good for challenging you beyond.
End of the ride around the park through gusting wind blowing autumn leaves in circles to powerful jet of wind blowing on the western shore of the part through a rain that felt like winter is coming to sunshine and warmth. What an amazing ride. I did this ride by myself as I often do and its just such a shot of nature energy and every time is something different and special. This ride was today’s outdoor stairmaster instead of the gym. Man I feel so good I could do it all again. It’s always good to have options and switch things up on yourself – surprise yourself – little personal challenges go a long way to transformations.