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ACTIVITIES TO PRINT NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY
CINEMA PICTURES
FACTS SONGS
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES STORIES
INTERACTIVE GAMES VIDEOS
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(Created on 12/03/2016)

 

 

FACTS:

  • Researchers: Driverless Scooter Provides Safe and Easy Ride - Text + Audio + Video - 28 November 2016
    "Researchers in Singapore have begun testing a self-driving scooter. It was designed for people who cannot, should not, or do not want to drive a car. The scooter is expected to decrease the need for cars, which could lower pollution and reduce accidents."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • US Cities Celebrate #BiketoWorkDay - Text + Audio + Video - 20 May 2016
    "National Bike to Work Day helps new bikers try cycling as a way to commute.
    In big U.S. cities, local bicycle groups provide Bike to Work Day participants with food, drinks and support as they make their journeys.
    The hashtag #BiketoWorkDay2016 trended on Twitter."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Ovarian Psycos: A bicycle crew that rides for feminism - Article + Video - 18 March 2016
    "These women wear bandannas emblazoned with Fallopian tubes and are taking to the streets to protest domestic violence and promote female empowerment, reports Christian Blauvelt."
    (BBC)

 

PICTURES:

 

 

Pimp my bike: Detroit's custom cycles – in pictures
(theguardian.com)


‘These rides like Slow Roll … we’re taking urban decay
and we’re making it beautiful’

‘The cycling is about 2% of why
it’s such an incredible event, though,’ he adds.
‘The bikes just facilitate people coming together’

 

 

The Top 10 Harley Davidson Motorcycles of All-Time
- with PICTURES
"It is important to note that Harley Davidson has manufactured a ton of motorcycles, so choosing the top 10 models of all time is highly subjective."

(moneyinc.com)

 

 

The 10 most beautiful bicycles of 2016 - 2 September 2016
"The year's most interesting vehicles have pedals, not pistons."

(BBC)

 

 

The 10 most beautiful bicycles - PHOTOS
(BBC)

 

Rickshaw - Overload

 

Rickshaw

 

 

Bicycle
(infovisual.info)

 

 





Chikudu
, une bicyclette traditionnelle en bois, Goma, RDC

(20minutes.fr)

 

The LimoBike
(coolthings.com)

 

Thousands of cyclists raise their bikes
"during the Critical Mass march held
on Heroes' Square in Budapest, Hungary, to mark Car-Free Day"
- 23 September 2011

(telegraph.co.uk)

 


Pedouins

(neatorama.com)

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Motorcycle sidecars - Showcase
(darkroastedblend.com)

 

 

Audio slideshow: The cult of the scooter
"The Lambretta scooter ridden by actor Phil Daniels in the 1970s film Quadrophenia recently sold at auction for £36,000.
Not all scooters can boast such a famous history, but for enthusiasts - or scooterists as they are known
- the bikes remain iconic symbols of the past.
For Radio 4's You and Yours, Stephanie Power joined the mods and skinheads at a rally at Bridlington in East Yorkshire
- to see why the scooter has been so enduring."

(BBC News)

 

 

 

 

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VOCABULARY:

 

 

 

 

  • Segway PT - "a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle...
    The name "Segway" is a homophone of "segue" (a smooth transition, literally Italian for "follows").
    PT is an initialism for personal transporter"

    (Wikipedia)