Firefly Logos Throughout the Years -1999 to 2016

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Firefly Logos Throughout the Years
Firefly Logos Throughout the Years
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Our Mission and Vision

mission vision1A world where bicycling and sustainable transportation are a way of life... To promote cycling as an environmentally sustainable form of transportation...

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Our Advocacies: What We Do

advocacy1The Firefly Brigade is an NGO that promotes the use of the bicycle for clean air and sustainable communities. Our activities that support these goals:

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Bicycling Resources

bikeresources1This is a partial list of bike shops in and around Metro Manila. Please contact us If you are a bike shop owner and you want your shop to be listed here.

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Firefly Brigade News

A Clarification Statement

February 1, 2015

Greetings!

The Firefly Brigade is embarking on exciting bicycle advocacy activities this year. We started the year right by instituting new officers to lead us as we reorganize to sustain and further strengthen the work we have been doing for the past fifteen years.

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How to Safely Carry Stuff on Your Bike

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Image from here.

If you can think of a better way, you're welcome to share!

Is there anything you cannot carry on your bike? The truth is, sadly, yes. The load you can put on your bike depends on how much weight it can bear and how able you are in balancing the bike when it is loaded. And as you will be on the bike already, the amount of load you can actually bring with you is much less than you think. However, there are still lots of things you can put on your bike and we are here to give you tips on how you can transport almost anything on your bicycle properly and safely.

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Being A Frugal and Happy Bicyclist

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THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT USING THE BICYCLE INSTEAD OF A CAR or any other form of motorized transport saves you gas and therefore, money. However, giving it further thought, YOU WILL REALIZE THAT IT'S NOT JUST THE GAS AND MONEY YOU SAVE THAT COUNT but the REAL FUN YOU HAVE WHEN YOU RIDE YOUR BIKE.

Being frugal is defined as "sparing or economical in the use of resources such as money or food" and "simple and plain and costing little." Both these definitions from Google are more than apt descriptions of someone who depends on the bicycle for most of his or her transport needs. Being sparing and economical in using motorized transport means using the bicycle instead in this case. The bicycle, in its pristine and basic form, cannot be topped in being simple, plain and being inexpensive. Of course, there are models that actually cost thousands of dollars and they are not plain and simple but those are not for ordinary people like us who cannot afford such bicycles. And as contemporary Turkish playwright and novelist Mehmet Murat ildan says, "Bicycle means simplicity and simplicity means happiness!"  We say that a frugal cyclist is a happy cyclist.

Our goal is to find ways to bike more for less, how to bike more efficiently and live a more efficient and therefore, happy, life.

Telll us if you are happy when you bike in the comments below.

 

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 Tour of the Fireflies 2016

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