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James Nord

Photographer in New York

Adventures through Bicycling

PRESENTED ON AUG 14, 2014
IN BROOKLYN @ VOL 1

Brothers, James and Dylan Nord grew up together going on adventures, riding their bikes, building forts, and playing pretend. A few decades later they were still riding bikes, racing them now, but had lost the adventure and childish fun of their youth that they couldn't forget.

They decided to create something that would allow them to step outside of their modern adult lives and experience the unabashed freedom and thrill they knew growing up, but had lost as adults. And so Deux North was born as a way to say, "I'm still young."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 14, 2014.

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"The Coolest Guy on a Bike in ATL"

BY KYLE TOROK
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Kyle Torok is easily the coolest guy on a bike here in Atlanta. That said, he is one heck of a guy and riding his bike has brought happiness, saddness and many upon many great experiences. Overall, it has brought him friends and a community of people- and through it all has been his bicycle.    

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Bike Cleveland

BY JACOB VANSICKLE
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 07, 2014

Jacob VanSickle is the executive director of Bike Cleveland, the regions bicycle advocacy organization that advocates for streets safer so people of all ages and abilities can ride a bike in our fair city. One project Bike Cleveland is organizing is called the Midway, a plan for a network of protected bike lanes.

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Why We Do Not Sell Bikes

BY SHARIFF HASSAN
IN ATLANTA

Ezz & Shariff Hassan, brothers and owners of The Spindle ATL tell why, as a bike shop, they do not sell bicycles! 

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What a Bike Can Teach You

BY MACK BLACK
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 19, 2017

Mack Black from Cycle-Re-Cycle - L'earn a bike: What a bike can teach you

Mack Black is an UX designer, living, working, and biking in Southwest Michigan. She moved to Berrien Berrien Springs in 2016 on a YOLO whim from Washington DC, with a strong desire for living in a place larger than a postage stamp and chicken ownership.

She is a new volunteer at CycleReCycle, a Benton Harbor Non-Profit dedicated to keeping bicycles out of landfills and advocating for bicycling as a preferred mode of transportation. Through their L'Earn A Bike program they teach area youth the art of bicycle maintenance, and Mack continues to be amazed at how much a bike can teach you.

 

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The Bike Station: The Re-Cycle of Life

BY VICTORIA LEIPER
@ VOL 31 ON APR 20, 2017

Glasgow Bike Station is the city’s largest bike recycling charity. Their vision is for healthy, green and happy communities where everyone has access to a bicycle. They do this by recycling unwanted bikes, parts and accessories; offering cycle training, bike maintenance training, Fix Your Own Bike sessions twice weekly and a menu of business to business services. In addition, the Bike Station manages and re-distributes the city-wide bike hire scheme Nextbike. To encourage more people onto bikes, the Bike Station also offers a comprehensive programme of outreach projects such as the Bike Station Academy; a training programme for young people who are not in education, employment or training. The ultimate aim of all the Bike Station’s work is to change lives through cycling. 

Victoria Leiper is the Head of Projects and is responsible for managing the Bike Station’s outreach programme. 

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Basket and Bike Tours

BY ANNE POARCH
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 01, 2017

With the recent completion of the Cap to Cap bike trail from Richmond to Williamsburg, new ventures of opportunity are springing up to support and enhance this regional amenity. Anne Poarch shares one of those.

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Cap Trail Bike Shuttle

BY ALISON MCGRAIL
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 01, 2017

With the recent completion of the Cap to Cap bike trail from Richmond to Williamsburg, Alison McGrail shares one of the new ventures of opportunity that are springing up to support and enhance this regional amenity. 

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On Being a Bike Wife

BY GRETCHEN BEDELL
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 01, 2017

When Gretchen Bedell's husband decided to become a cycling enthusiast several years ago, Gretchen never realized she was also along for the ride. So if your spouse or other decides to get into cycling, you might want to learn what you're in for from Gretchen's first-hand experience.

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1960's Life on a Bike

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 01, 2017

In the 1960s, a bicycle represented freedom for any kid that could ride. Dale Weiss recounts his memories of that time and how life on a bike led him to meet his wife.