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INTERACTIVE MAP: The Abandoned Bikes Of NYC

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

Leave a bike outside long enough in New York, and if it's not stolen, it will almost certainly be stripped of its parts. (Watch this timelapse for a g...

Big Milestone For Capital Bikeshare

Posted 05.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is expected to soon record its 2 millionth trip, well-timed for Friday's Bike to Work Day. Thursday morning, Bikes...

Capitol Campus Slated To Get Bikeshare Stations This Summer

| Posted 05.14.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff After nearly two years of stops and starts, security concerns and logistical hurdles, Capital Bikeshare could be co...

Cycling's Exciting Trend

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Single-speed and fixed-gear bikes are experiencing a renaissance these days, and most large manufacturers now offer at least one model for urban riding, commuting, or fitness.

PHOTOS: 20 Reasons To Visit Colombia

Jeanine Barone | Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

There are countless reasons to visit Colombia. Here are 20 just to get you started on discovering this sometimes misunderstood country.

Bike Fever

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Tim Blumenthal

Warm temperatures make May the best month for bicycling in most of the United States. Appropriately, it's the designated National Bike Month. This May and this summer should be an amazing time for bicycling in America.

Thief Returns Stolen Bicycle With Apology Note, Candy Bar

STV | Posted 04.18.2012 | Crime

A remorseful thief has returned a stolen bicycle to its owner along with an apology note and a chocolate bar near Dumfries....

5 Lame Excuses For Not Riding Your Bike To Work ... And Their Solutions

Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Spring's arrival means the growth of many things: plants, animals and a preponderance of people who are newly commuting by bicycle. And why not? I...

Dear New York: What the F*ck Is Wrong With You?

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 06.11.2012 | New York
Sarah Shanfield

Before I could move out of anyone's way, the cyclist turned around in his cerulean shorts that left little to the imagination and asked me the question that many of your citizens ask of me after almost running me over: "What the f*ck is wrong with you?"

Everyone Benefits When More People Bike and Walk

Jay Walljasper | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green
Jay Walljasper

Policies that are good for bicyclists actually benefit everyone on the streets. Good conditions for bicycling also create good conditions for pedestrians. And what makes the streets safer for bikes, also makes them safer for motorists.

Focusing on the Positive

Casey Rakowski | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit
Casey Rakowski

I encourage those who are looking for biking opportunities to check out some of the many great biking organizations in our area.

Greening the District With Traffic Cameras

Susanna Murley | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC
Susanna Murley

Pedestrians and cyclists can breathe easier on Washington, D.C.'s streets because of a plan to "cover the entire city" with traffic cameras. Cameras slow down traffic, and slower cars would make it safer to walk and bike around the capital.

Biking Metro Detroit

Casey Rakowski | Posted 05.28.2012 | Detroit
Casey Rakowski

I am extremely excited to get this chance to share my biking experiences in Metro Detroit with you.

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Beyond the Tour de France

Keith Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

Ride a bike for a period of time, and someone is going to call you Lance Armstrong. It's just going to happen. Twenty-some odd years ago, I'm sure cyclists were called Greg LeMond, too.

PHOTOS: 10 Best American Cities For Cycling

Shermans Travel | Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Pedaling through a major U.S. city is not just the province of daredevil bike messengers. With warmer weather and rising gas prices, there's never been a better time to hop on a bicycle.

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.

Matt Sledge

Bicycle, Pedestrian Funding Saved with New Transportation Bill Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

If a transportation bill amended Thursday passes the Senate, it will likely include dedicated funding for bicycle and pedestrian paths. Bicycle and...

A Cyclist's Departure

Xavier L. Suarez | Posted 04.28.2012 | Miami
Xavier L. Suarez

Aaron Cohen has been wrenched from our lives. And the sense of loss is overwhelming. Was the tragedy avoidable? I don't rightly know, but I know we didn't try hard enough to avoid it.

C.W. Nevius Changes Course, Perpetuates Prejudice Against Bicyclists

Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 03.01.2012 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

Chronicle writer C.W. Nevius can't seem to make up his mind. In July, Nevius penned an ode to the Wiggle, the popular bike path. Unfortunately, Nevius' moment of clarity seems to have been particularly short-lived.

David Sands

Bicycling Through History's Underground Railroad

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 02.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroiters and bike adventurers have a new way to learn about the city's importance to the Underground Railroad. The Adventure Cycling Association,...

As the House Transportation Bill Languishes, There's Still Time to 'Fix It First'

Geoffrey Anderson | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey Anderson

Americans are ready for an economically sound, people-friendly, and bipartisan transportation bill. It's a good thing our elected officials have extra time to meet those expectations.

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.

'Ride For Safety' To Honor Aaron Cohen

Posted 04.18.2012 | Miami

Miami's cycling community are planning a Saturday morning group ride to honor 36-year-old Aaron Cohen, who died Thursday after being struck in a Wedne...

Chicago's Bikeway Future: Streets for Cycling 2020

Renee Patten | Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago
Renee Patten

CDOT is reviewing the existing bicycle conditions in Chicago neighborhoods and gathering input from communities to identify the gaps and barriers in the current Chicago bike network.

Creeps and Weirdos: The Auto Industry Agenda for Keeping You on Four Wheels

Larry Cohen | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Larry Cohen

The car is still king -- from parking lots to roadways. And car companies intend to keep it that way.