Category Archives: Green Business

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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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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Dante in DF

HI I have been in Mexico City for 3 months. I lost my Bike and everything in Puerto Escondido. Totally Total Total Totally every thing. I decided not to let it keep me back. So when the band left, I … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

We’re gearing up for our next jaunt. Starting with the DNC and RNC, then the East Coast, then Mexico, then… (many of these dates are booked even though they say TBA, we just haven’t filled in all the details yet; … 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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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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Top Three Suggestions to an Xtracycle Employee

You guys should sell these in China. You guys should sell these in ________ (Davis, Eugene, Santa Cruz, Europe, Madison, Arcata, Florida, Mexico, Ann Arbor, Berkeley, Chattanooga, Seattle…) You should put wheels on the SnapDeck and make it into a … Continue reading

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Greener Shipping

A new report compares the environmental impact of shipping things in different packaging styles. Turns out that overall weight and volume are generally more important considerations than material choice. The overall winner seems to be lightweight bag, if it’ll hold … Continue reading

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New Bag for Your Xtracycle

The West Coast’s cleverest Chimp has a new piece of gear for your longride. It’s a bag for the empty pocket above the wheel and below the deck. I’ve wondered before and now I wonder again if those “truck tarps” … Continue reading

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The Whole Shebang

As stoked as I was to do the Grist Interview, I was a little bummed to be heavily edited. Not because my responses didn’t need any choppin’, but because they cut out pretty much all of my philosophy on career … Continue reading

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