“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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Here’s a sample:
Elly Blue is a feminist writer and cyclist [...]
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 thingsâ€”itâ€™s healthy, itâ€™s green, itâ€™s quiet, itâ€™s fun, it builds community. It also makes financial sense, and the magnitude of bicyclingâ€™s economic [...]
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 [...]