Category Archives: Enviro

Gearing up in the New Year! … Pleasant Revolution 2011 collaborates with Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The new tour debut – info about salmon nation and some sponsor plugging. Continue reading

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Mini-Bicycle Music Festival in Passau, Germany

Make sure not to “pass” on Passau.. CelloJoe and Kelly got to Passau a couple days before the rest of the group as they traveled along the Inn river bicycle path. Kelly had dislocated her shoulder while stretching with Joey, … Continue reading

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The Local Crew: Building a Network of Conscious Organizers

One of my goals—as we move across these urban landscapes filled with bicycle dreams, sustainable schemes, and musical life-loving intentions—is to record little conversations and interviews with the local contributors of each bicycle music event we organize. Here in this … Continue reading

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Stanford Magazine Article

A great writer came down to ride with us last January. Here’s what he wrote: “Kipchoge Spencer was somewhere in Mexico, and so was I. We had that going for us. But other than knowing that Spencer and his rock … Continue reading

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Mexican Garbage, Our Garbage, and Our Disposables Tax

The Mexico of my childhood memory (San Miguel de Allende, 1978) is dirty: lots of garbage in the streets, dead animals, smelly creeks. From what I’ve seen on this trip, much has changed. In towns and cities, the streets are … Continue reading

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Butterflies

We rode our bikes from the butterfly preserve to Angangeo, past and through hundreds of butterflies. I would just stop and stare at them i was in such amazement. Here is a shot of Chava riding with the butterflies down … Continue reading

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Journal: Sayulita to Guadalajara

By David Kupfer The Pleasant Revolution is all about promotion, promotion of adventure, person to person cultural exchanges, bicycle values, freedoms found by biking, bike powered music, backwoods California rock and roll. So many kids and adults were and are … Continue reading

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Interview On Sirius Radio This Morning

I’m talking to The Lazy Environmentalist on Sirius Channel 114 (Lime Radio) at 8:10 PST today. Links I mentioned: -xtracycle.com -the Ginger Ninjas myspace page www.myspace.com/gingermyninja -the Dick Cheney (needs more love) music video – “Selling the Revolution” the making … Continue reading

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Unabridged Grist Interview

I was interviewed by Grist Magazine recently. They edited out much of my thinking about what it means to be a bike-ridin’ activist/environmentalist/concerned human, so I thought I’d post the long version here. What work do you do? What’s your … Continue reading

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I Bet He Got Sore Legs

We met a man called Tim Harvey in Fairbanks a couple years ago. The band was on Alaska tour. Tim was on his way around the world — by human power. A couple Sundays ago when we were on tour … Continue reading

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