March 29, 2012 archive

New look, but same old Biking Bis

Whoa! What happened to Biking Bis?

No worries. You’ve found it.

This is the same blog that’s been spinning out bicycling posts for the past seven years. It just looks a little different.

Last year, my website host alerted its members that it had to discontinue its use of the Blogware platform and invited everyone to migrate over to Wordpress.

Even though my host would do the bulk of the heavy lifting, I pretty much dragged my feet to get started.

In the past month, my new website host, PressHarbor, has migrated more than 6,300 blog posts and photos over to the new platform and taken care of the redirects for some 70 web pages comprising mainly bike ride calendars. …

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Images of future Hwy. 520 bike trail over Lake Washington

It seems almost too good to be true for Seattle area bicyclists. The new Highway 520 bridge across Lake Washington will have bicycle and pedestrians lanes. These artists’ renderings prove it.

The Washington Department of Transportation posted the future views of the bridge at its account last week.

Although I knew that advocates from Cascade Bicycle Club and the Bicycle Alliance of Washington pushed for a bike trail on the new bridge, seeing these views somehow makes it all the more real.

Now all we have to do is wait …

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