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Critical Mass, 2011 September

Some 260 riders and a route along länsiväylä, the main motorway in to Helsinki from the west. Bikes on the motorway has prompted a number of news-stories:

Yle: http://www.yle.fi/alueet/helsinki/2011/09/lansivayla_halutaan_muuttaa_kaupunkibulevardiksi_2866429.html and http://yle.fi/uutiset/kotimaa/2011/09/pyorailijat_valtasivat_moottoritien_helsingissa_2869090.html

HS: http://sange.fi/~otso/stuff/hs110913-kriittinen-l%C3%A4n%C3%A4ri.jpg or http://omakaupunki.hs.fi/paakaupunkiseutu/uutiset/pyorailykulkue_tukkii_moottoritien_kaistoja_illalla/

Some history and views: http://vesirajassa.blogspot.com/2011/09/lansimuuri.html

See also June11 and Aug11.

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Cycling

Saturday 50 k bike ride

Update: here's some more detail on the navigation (or lack thereof):

Trying to follow the ring-road around Helsinki for most of the route, but took a shortcut home towards the end...