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The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Changing the World

Keith Brown | Posted 05.13.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

While here in the U.S., the bicycle industry has been co-opted by an oligarchy intent on selling bicycling racing gear to those who don't need it, the bicycle is still seen as a utility, a luxury even, in other parts of the world.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: The First Three

Keith Brown | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

Three miles was all I could ride without a break on my first few rides after deciding to get back on a bicycle after a 20-some-year hiatus.

Wilmette, IL: Building Bike Culture In The Suburbs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

"People cut back on other expenses, maybe larger expenses, and a bike fits in."...

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Punk's Not Dead

Keith Brown | Posted 04.29.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

The sun, wisely, was still sleeping when I arrived for the ride, my headlight leading the way to the start line where a growing gaggle of cyclists lin...

Why Miami Is a Dangerous Deathtrap for Cyclists

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

The beauty of Key Biscayne, that makes it so desirable for cyclists, is also a distraction for motorists. Immediate action needs to be taken before Miami loses another cyclist to a careless driver on Key Biscayne.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Time After Time

Keith Brown | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents
Keith Brown

Today I am not at all prepared for this. If it works, if the little one rides off without training wheels, that's it. There are no more training wheels. Ever. And who among us is ready to deal with the enormity of that prospect? Not me, pal. Not me.

INFOGRAPHIC: 'How Bikes Can Save Us'

Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

Biking to work may be difficult for Americans who have long commutes and live in isolated areas, but there's a lot to be gained by leaving the car at ...

Alexandria Officials OK Plan To Join Capital Bikeshare

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- City council members have voted unanimously to approve a plan that will bring the D.C. area's Capital Bikeshare program to places l...

Let's Rebuild Brooklyn With Federal Job Money

Alan Singer | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

NYC Councilmembers are polling constituents to find out about needed capital improvement projects in local neighborhoods such as street repairs, new parks, and public artworks.

The Wrong Stuff

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.04.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

"You're not qualified to have adult children if you don't have a basement," Tim said. "Where are they going to put their stuff?" "In the garage," I replied.

Next Dock Stop For Capital Bikeshare: Alexandria?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The shiny red bikes that are now so common on the streets of the District of Columbia could be coming to King Street as soon as 201...

46 Days Of Cycling Through Iceland. With Kids.

Charles Scott | Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel
Charles Scott

We ate lunch amid vast lava fields strewn with black boulders and belching sulfur vents. We rode sturdy Icelandic horses, camped in the wild and awoke to the cries of Arctic terns hunting above the softly lapping ocean surf nearby. And my son told me, "A kid can do a whole lot more than most adults think."

Rachel Tepper

Capital Bikeshare's Future: Corporate Sponsorship? | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just as the city's pioneering bike-sharing program marked its one-year anniversary on Tuesday by recording its one-millionth trip, Capit...

INFOGRAPHIC: What Does Your Bike Say About Your Neighborhood?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.29.2011 | San Francisco

Pop quiz: How do you know that you live in San Francisco (other than by pulling out your phone bill and reading the mailing address)? (SCROLL DOWN ...

Pedaling Back to School: How Bicycles Bridge the Gap in Education Access For Girls in Rural Asia

Michaela Haas | Posted 10.26.2011 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Hundreds of thousands of kids in India and Cambodia will be oblivious to the start of the academic year as they begin another day at work.

WATCH: Woman Tackles Would-Be Bicycle Thief

Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco

Other than getting hit by a car, the biggest fear for the urban cyclist may be getting their bike stolen. Luckily, as this viral video shows, at le...

WATCH: Hipster 4th Of July PSA

Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy

It's important to remember safety while celebrating this holiday weekend. While for most people that probably means applying lots of sun screen and ma...

WATCH: Bicycle Kid Encourages Sarah Palin

Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy

The world needed this. That little boy who learned to ride a bike and then gave an amazing motivational speech is starting to get all meme-y. He ha...

Christian Ministry Builds Bikes, Children's Hopes

Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion

By Morgan Jarema Religion News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) The doors of The Motion Initiative have just opened along a stretch of industrial...

WATCH: 'Thumbs Up For Rock And Roll!'

Posted 08.01.2011 | Comedy

Learning to ride a bike is a huge childhood milestone. Finally, you can go where you want to go! When you want to! As long as your mom says it's okay!...

Green Bike Recycled

Monique Roffey | Posted 07.06.2011 | Books
Monique Roffey

My mother and father arrived in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in January 1956, on a banana boat -- with two suitcases and a green bicycle. She was a keen cyclist and thought it would be a good idea to bring her Raleigh bike all the way from Southampton.

Start the Green Revolution Without U.S.

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Not that long ago, it seemed Americans had decided, for economic, national security, and environmental reasons, we were going to be enthusiastic participants in the green revolution. But the pendulum has clearly swung in the other direction.

Rise Up, Vegan Republicans!

Rich Karlgaard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rich Karlgaard

Contrary to Sean Hannity's prescriptions, I'm a Republican flip-flop wearer (Hawaiian Pros) who has morphed into an (almost) vegan. I'll tell you why I'm doing it and what I have learned.

The Future of Travel: Bicycles

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
David Kroodsma

Travelers--the future is on bicycles! Don't believe it? Consider the following trends, all of which show a dramatic increase in vacationers traveling ...

Denver Bike-Sharing Program Looks To Expand

The Denver Post | Charmaine Robledo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver's bike-sharing program is rolling along with plans to add four B-cycle stations downtown in the next few weeks. "The goal is to have 50 stat...