Bike couriers who take it to the next level, control their machines in a unique space in the crowded streets of the world. They operate comfortably in the margins, the tight inches between bus mirrors and car doors, as if with a sixth sense, a special street knowledge of their surroundings. The hunt for […]
Forget bike mapping with paper (even if the DOT has great free maps every year) or fancy GPS apps. So 2014.
The new trend is brain waves. Arlene Ducao an MIT graduate–of course, has developed a bike helmet, Mindrider, which tracks riders brain activity and maps out routes based on chill areas and more […]
Do you have the need for speed? Need more extreme adventure then trying to bike to work in seventeen degree weather while cars and trucks try to drive you into piles of crusty slush? A British based production company wants you for what appears to be a television show involving speed, travel and “the […]
Food venders have really upped their game over the last few years by being able to provide great delicacies on the street, through food trucks. Enterprising restauranteurs have seen a huge advantage in the ability to cut the overhead of a retail space and be mobile, condensing their wares into a vehicle and using […]
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A motivational mantra for cyclists and all those struggling for equal rights and justice.
(photo of: lead rider, […]
How about that Pope Fancis? He’s got open minded views on homosexuality and civil unions. He’s traveling around the world preaching for peace. Now he’s in the disaster laden Philippines […]
Josh Cohen is an independent journalist based in my old home town of Seattle Washington. He likes to write about transportation, bike travel and especially the unique individuals who make up the wide world of bike culture.
He has been channeling his passion for bike people and documenting their stories in an interview Q&A […]
I know why I scoff traffic laws on a bicycle. Mainly to get an advantage on aggressive NYC drivers and avoid an ever evolving obstacle course of jaywalkers, double parked cars, reckless trucks and motorists jockeying for that ever sacred parking spot. However, I do not take this kind of riding for granted, to […]
With temperatures in the single digits, one might not even go outside let alone ride a bicycle.
Photo: Frozen fountain in Bryant Park. Posted by: @swampynomo
Michael Vitti of C.L.I.M.B. (Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicycists) posted a guide to dressing for cold on a bike by a group who knows a thing […]
Got a problem with space in your city, such as where to put the protected bike lanes? Why not build a highway extension along the outskirts, by the river. The same thinking of industrialist Robert Moses in NYC for the automobile is now being proposed for the bicycle in London. Check out what a […]