Oslo, Norway proves that it is. In 2019 the city had zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths, due to Vision Zero, a 1997 concept where the goal would be to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious accidents.
Vision Zero was conceived by the Swedish parliament based on the idea that “It can never be ethically acceptable that people are killed or seriously injured while moving within the road transport system.” It was federally funded and in 20 years it more than halved the fatality rate! American cities like New York City and L....
If you are a beginner biker and you haven’t gotten your bike equipment yet, here are a couple things that you’ll need to get started!
You should start with the best helmet. The best helmet would be one that fits your head. I'm so sorry, I'll be serious now. Just like with bikes there are different types of helmets, for example, there are road, commuter, mountain bike helmets; and they all serve a different purpose.
Mountain bike helmets have an L shape in order to protect your neck and give more coverage....
Some of you may be aware that the person writing this blog (me) would be categorized as a beginner biker, and if you are not aware, hello! The last time I rode a bike was when I was twelve and had just ran headlong into a stationary basketball hoop. So, I do not have much biking experience, which is why I wanted to blog about biking for beginnings. This way, if you are like me, and do not know much about biking or want to start biking, you can have a gander and maybe learn a thing or two!
I would really like to inspire our website visitors to join us on Meetup with this blog post. Meetup is a site where we post information on Orange Pedal Cycling events, for example, on October 20 we have a bike ride event. On the site you can say whether or not you would like to join it, and see more information about this ride and more!
That being said, we would like to include more people in our events, and to that extent we have added more Orange Pedal events that include running and walking, so you don’t have to be a c...
Have you ever wanted to know what kinds of drinks we make over at Orange Pedal Coffee? Well, I have comprised a short list of the types of drinks we serve, and a short description of what they are. So that you may discover a little about the most popular coffee drinks, and maybe find a new drink to try!
Black Coffee – Coffee served straight from the coffee pot
Espresso- two-thirds of a demitasse of espresso coffee
Doppio – A double shot of espresso
Caffe Americano – Espresso drink where hot water is added to espresso
I don’t know if you have noticed but there is change in the air over here at Orange Pedal. We are adapting and progressing so that we may better meet the needs of our customers!
If you are reading this blog post, then you know that our website has undergone some changes (one of them being new blog posts every week!) and will continue to be updated until we are satisfied that the content on our website informs customers to the fullest. For example, our FAQ page has been updated and soon we will have a used bikes page that sh...
Hello Orange Pedal Website visitors! I would like to share a fun little thing happening in the world right now concerning bikes and coffee (our two specialities!).
So, Nespresso paired with a Swedish bike brand, Vélosophy, and together they created RE-CYCLE, a stylish bike made out of recycled aluminum Nespresso pods! They are hoping to show people what they can do with their recycling, and motivate people to recycle their Nespresso coffee capsules.
1,000 RE-CYCLE bikes will be sold starting August 12, and each will cost $1...