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11 Tips For Bike To Work Day

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

From Bicycling Magazine: From fatter wallets to smaller waistlines, more Americans than ever are discovering the benefits of cycling to work: Accor...

Bicycling in New York City: Historic Photos from the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

May is National Bike Month and we are pleased to offer a look back at the heyday of bicycling in city. Don't forget to ride your bike to work during Bike to Work Week, May 16 through 20.

8 Myths About Rio de Janeiro

Jeanine Barone | Posted 07.11.2011 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Perched atop 750-foot Urca Mountain beside Rio's signature granite monolith, Sugarloaf Mountain, Abencoada stocks 50 different kinds of cachaca. Cachaca was once seen as a poor man's beverage. But, no longer.

CicLAvia: The Streets Are Alive With the Sounds of Liberty

Aaron Paley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

The second rendition of CicLAvia is this Sunday, April 10. You can expect to see thousands of your fellow Angelenos enjoying their city in a way that just isn't possible the rest of the year.

Longing for CicLAvia

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CicLAvia is certainly about giving Angelenos a break from the stress of car traffic. But it is also a new way of thinking about how we engage with our city, and how we exercise in LA.

CicLAvia Returns

Aaron Paley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

CicLAvia opens 7.5 miles of Los Angeles city streets as a temporary ribbon of public space to pedestrians, strollers, roller-skaters, and cyclists. Come and be a part of the movement.

The Best Protection When Riding Your Bike? A Book!

Steve Leveen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Leveen

While there are thousands of books on bicycling, this is the best book I've come across for offering lots of hard-earned, practical advice for staying alive.

Bloomberg and Schumer Face Off in the Great Brooklyn Bike War

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

I am an avid cyclist, both for recreation and transportation. But I do not support the new bike lane along Prospect Park West in Brooklyn. It does not make sense, and it is not safe.

The ABCs of Winter Biking

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jay Walljasper

Here in Minneapolis, the streets are clear and the mercury hits the 20s many days throughout the winter. And when it's not, follow these common sense guidelines to stay safe and warm.

New Yorkers: Fight the Bike Backlash

Benjamin Shepard | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Benjamin Shepard

There is a vaguely Freudian quality to all the hostility toward cyclists (and the exercise culture which biking represents).

Taiwan: A Cycling Paradise (SLIDESHOW)

Michael Turton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Michael Turton

The other day a friend of mine posted a picture from a recent bike ride in Taiwan to a popular bike forum. "Where was that taken," commenters asked, "Tuscany?"

Tackling New Zealand by Bicycle -- Sort of

Zand B. Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Zand B. Martin

I spend the majority of my time on structured, goal-oriented expeditions. So, for my holiday I am avoiding structure at all costs and following my gut and the wind as much as my structure-starved brain can handle.

Cancun vs. Copenhagen -- Biking VIDEO

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Let me be clear: though I'm at a climate conference, I am not riding my bike for environmental reasons. I ride because it is fun and because entering a town by bike gives me a much better sense of a city's idiosyncrasies.

A Hamsterdam in Amsterdam (PHOTOS)

Anne Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anne Sobel


Adventure Will Change Your Life

Alastair Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alastair Humphreys

I pedaled away from all that I was familiar with in England. I rode right across Europe and into the Middle East.

Contador Chaos: Cycling in Circles

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Imagine if two months after the New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, the NFL announced that several Saints failed drug tests but the league wasn't sure what to do about it.

Know Before You Go: Dozens Of Streets Closed For CicLAvia

Los Angeles Times | Kate Linthicum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Road closures for the CicLAvia event will affect L.A. traffic on Sunday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., portions of a dozen streets will be closed to car tr...

A Champion of Hope

Paul Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul Lamb

Recently, I had the pleasure of facilitating an event called "Innovations in Social Justice: New Hope, New Actions" in Berkeley, California. Among the panelists was 21-year-old rapper, artist and community organizer, Babye Champ.

Walking with Joy: Amsterdam

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Barry Yourgrau

I had the pleasure of a month in Amsterdam this summer (ciao to New York's hottest June-August on record). I knew Amsterdam's attractions from previou...

WATCH: Family Bikes 18,000 Miles Down Pan-American Trail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The Vogel family of Boise, Idaho embarked on an 18,000 mile trek from Alaska to the tip of Argentina two years ago. ABC News caught up with them 14,00...

Joyride: Bicycling Our Way to Safe and Splendid Communities

Diane Dulken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Dulken

2010-09-02-diane.jpg Let's make our communities healthy places with freedom to move in a landscape that is not polluted and congested but alive with activity and beauty.

7 Of The Best Books On Biking

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Whether your summer break is an epic two-wheeled trek on a rugged tourer kitted out with fully loaded panniers, or a relaxing week lying on the beach,...

Village Green: Le Tour Reminds Us Why We Love Paris

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
F. Kaid Benfield

Paris has to be on the short list of the world's most loved cities, probably at the top for many of us, and not without reason.

Bikes Belong On LA's Streets

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

If there's one thing everyone now knows after my recent accident, it's that I like to bike in Los Angeles. Unfortunately most of our City was built with cars in mind.

Ride Of Silence Honors Chicago’s Fallen Cyclists

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Shifting gears. Perhaps the soft whiz of bicycle wheels. Or the muted sound of rubber tires rolling over hard asphalt....