These folks have catalogued cycling related websites into an easy to use directory format. The categories cover an all-encompassing, creative range of interests including “Tours & Events,” “Activism & Safety,” “Bike Messengers,” “Women Cyclists,” “College Teams,” “Lowriders,” “News & Media,” and lots more.
This Eugene, Oregon company’s specialty is folding bikes. The “tikit” which folds in about 10 second is the smart way to get around town and commute to work. All models fit in a suitcase. CycleGreece co-founder Colleen McGuire owns a Bike Friday!
Bicycle Film Festival
Founded in 2001 in New York City (no, not Amsterdam), this sensationally inventive event has spread to dozens of other cities and attracted main stream publicity, like Time magazine, Italian Vanity Fair and Japanese Vogue.
Their tag line is “Bike Vicariously.” This blog site has over a dozen categories, including Bike Shop Blogs, Bike Touring Blogs, Triathlete Blogs, and within those categories, a long list of choices.
Oi Filoi tou Podilato
Athens-based bicycle advocacy group whose full name in English is Friends of the Bicycle. Apart from grassroots bicycle promotion, the “club” also organizes self-contained offroad excursions all around Greece. Their site is only in Greek but they have wonderful photos.
A user-friendly site with enlightening information about ancient Greece. Covers scholarly subjects for non-scholars: art & architecture, geography, history, mythology, Olympics, people and wars.
All-inclusive directory of just about any resource you’d need in Greece. Topics include: Arts & Entertainment, Health, Sports & Recreation, Transportation, Government, Society & Culture and news media.
Aglaia Kremezi is one of Greece’s national treasures. With her philosophically inclined husband Costas Moraitis, she started Kea Artisanal in the Cyclades. The center introduces visitors to healthy Mediterranean foods and stress-free lifestyle via cooking classes and workshops. Aglaia has written four cookbooks and writes for the Atlantic Monthly‘s food blog.
Costa Christ Beyond Green Travel Blog
A pioneer and influential founder of the eco-tourism movement, Costa Christ is one of its most signficant spokepersons today. His blog, published on the National Geographic Adventure website where he is an editor, highlights tourism companies who advance sustainable concepts and he also names names of those whose practices are not so earth-friendly.
Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental violators. A very active chapter is in but their website is not in English.
Elliniki Etairia is formally known as the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage. Founded in 1972, the non-governmental organization is based in Athens and vigorously advocates for the preservation of Greece’s environmental and cultural heritage.CycleGreece, Best Cycling Tours in Greece