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Dinner and Bikes East Coast Tour in June

Eat great food and talk about bikes, what could be better? That’s what’s behind the upcoming, 4th annual, Dinner and Bikes tour starting in June.

Tour dates are on the East Coast and feature vegan chef Joshua Ploeg. He’ll be serving a scrumbscious buffet and promoting his new book: “This Ain’t No Picnic: [...]

The ethics of riding in NYC

“The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it’s fun. An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it’s not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend.”

That is US supreme court justice Stephan G. Breyer who bike commutes to work.

I just learned that [...]

Feminist biking zine 2.0

A while back I mentioned Elly Blue and her feminist cycling zine.

She asked me to mention her next project and her kickstarter page.

Taking the Lane 6: Lines on the Map.

The previous issue of Taking the Lane (#5, Our Bodies, Our Bikes), was about bodies, health, and the physical aspects [...]

Feminist cycling zine and blog

Elly Blue (@ellyblue) is a feminist cyclist and author of the zine, Taking the Lane. bicycling, economics, feminism, and other cultural commentary.

She recently inspired, Zöe Leverant (@iamhelsabot) to start the blog out of Portland, Oregon, dealing with similar subject matter.

bikeladiesunite.tumblr.com/

Here’s a sample:

Elly Blue is a feminist writer and cyclist [...]

Bikenomics

Check out this new column from Grist.org about the economics of the bicycle:

From the site:

Bikenomics A Grist Special Series Series Intro

Bicycle transportation is good for a lot of things—it’s healthy, it’s green, it’s quiet, it’s fun, it builds community. It also makes financial sense, and the magnitude of bicycling’s economic [...]

Love and Hate

Time’s Up had a rocking party on Friday to show love for all cyclists in NYC. Their bash included a chocolate fountain and burlesque dancers, what more do you need.

See more photos here.

Meanwhile the press is continuing to show hate towards cyclists and continuing to tow the party [...]