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Boulder, Colorado Named Happiest City in the US

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Yes! Woohoo! I'm psyched! That's just what I, as a citizen of Boulder, Colorado, say when waking up each morning.

Stanford Student Yichao Wang Killed In Bicycling Accident

Stanford Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The death of Yichao Wang, a visiting Chinese doctoral student, of complications after a bicycling accident on Feb. 3 has both saddened Stanford commun...

Bike Messengers Chase Down Bicycle Thief In Wild Downtown Pursuit

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Two bike messengers saved the day for a Los Angeles man Monday when they chased a bike thief for five blocks downtown and then knocked him to the grou...

Why Getting Americans out of the Country Will Help Save the Earth

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Traveling and living in abroad is the best way to understand another culture, learn a new language, and grapple with the consequences of global poverty.

LA Considers Cyclist 'Bill Of Rights'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

L.A. city officials are vowing look at way to protect bicyclists on the city's streets. Cyclists have been demanding more attention from government...

Remembering The Tsunami, 55,000 Bicycles Later

F.K. Day | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
F.K. Day

My wife and I flew to Sri Lanka days after the tsunami struck. At the end of 18 months, we had distributed 24,400 bicycles to the men, women and children most severely affected by the disaster.

VIDEO: Virtual Tour of Outrageous Line Outside the Bella Center and the Scene at Copenhagen

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The Bella Center, the epicenter for Copenhagen's COP 15 climate negotiations, can hold 15,000 people, but over 30,000 were given accreditation.

What's Stopping Teenage Girls From Riding Bikes?

guardian.co.uk | Sarah Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Teenage girls don't ride bikes [...] On average, boys cycle 138 miles a year and girls only 24 miles....

What Hipsters Can Learn From Hasids About the Bedford Bike Lane

Nathan Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nathan Schneider

If bikers had been more courteous on Bedford, there might still be a lane there. The Hasidim probably wouldn't like it at first, but they'd at least tolerate us.

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...

5 States Where Women Barely Dare to Bike Commute

treehugger.com | April Streeter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dedicated bike commuting is grew about 38% in the last eight years. But if women are truly the indicator species for a successful bike infrastructure,...

Redefining Protest in Copenhagen

Andrew Sniderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Sniderman

Tens of thousands marched peacefully on Saturday, and some opted for sticks and stones. But another group has embraced the bicycle as a symbol and medium for a new kind of environmental protest.

Days 3 and 4 - My Week of Environmentally Responsible Living

Shravya Reddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Shravya Reddy

For all those looking for a way to lessen their carbon footprint, the bottom-line remains that a dietary shift is the single most effective way to do so.

LA Foodies And Bikers Unite! Flying Pigeon LA's Dim Sum Bike Ride (VIDEO)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Grayson

Wolfgang Puck and Ferrari drivers, take note: The Los Angeles you know and love is changing.

Look Mom, No Hands

Laura Trice | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Trice

Biking is one of the times that I feel free. Most people I see on bikes have a smile probably because it brings us back to a basic, playful time.

On Being Well-Dressed While Bicycling

Nick Foulkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nick Foulkes

In all the current 'two wheels good, four wheels bad' jingoism and razzamatazz one thing seems to have been omitted: correct forms of dress.

Survivor Winner Supports Cause While Battling Cancer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Ethan Zohn, winner of "Survivor: Africa" in 2002 is facing a different challenge as of late. The reality celeb was diagnosed with a rare form of Hod...

Brooklyn Cyclist, Solange Raulston, Killed After Being Struck By Truck

nydailynews.com | By Mike Mclaughlin, Mark Morales and Oren Yaniv | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Brooklyn cyclist, Solange Raulston, died Sunday after she was struck by a truck at a busy Greenpoint intersection two blocks from her home, police a...

Top 10 Tips For Winter Bike Riding

The Guardian | Helen Pidd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

1. Winterproof your bike To help your steed cope with gritted roads and grimy puddles, you need to prepare it for the horrors ahead. Clean it prope...

Cycling or Walking to School Will Not Be Tolerated!

William Volk | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Volk

More than 12.5 million children are overweight in the U.S., up from 13 % in 1999. One would expect schools to be encouraging students to exercise more. One would be sadly mistaken.

10 Pithy Observations About Boulder (Part One)

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Number four: It's oh so common for us to comment after a trip to other parts of America about how fat everyone was. With compassion, mind you.

New York State of Mind

David Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Byrne

Does living in New York City foster a hard-as-nails, no nonsense attitude? Is that how one would describe the New York state of mind?

Coming Home to Race in the Chicago Triathlon

Jim Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jim Garfield

We will do battle with the elements, the course and ourselves as we hurl into the chilly waters of Lake Michigan beginning at 6:00 AM.

Bike to Work Day: Motivation for Getting Back on the Bike

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

The theory is that drivers get more used to seeing bikers on the road and know how to deal with them. So it might actually be a smart strategy not to be out there by yourself.

Village Green: Distracted Driving Is Also an Enviromental Issue

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

Texting-while-driving is not just a safety issue, it's an environmental issue too. If our streets aren't safe and perceived as such, it'll be that much harder to convince people to walk or bicycle.