There’s a lot more awareness now about the role that transport plays in our greenhouse gas emissions,” he said. “Being able to use a carbon-free form of transport is something that’s starting to appeal to Australians.
In the current economic crisis, many small business are suffering. Most local bike shops are small businesses. In fact bike shops are one of the few small businesses that have not been crushed by big box retailers and national chains.
67,000 children of U.S. service men and women have their parents overseas this Christmas. The non-profit Bikes For Goodness Sake Foundation in Austin, TX works with local bike shops and raises funds to buy a bike for a kid for Christmas.