Seems you can't drive a mile on any main road without almost running over a guy in a unitard riding a bicycle. I don't have anything against this activity. In fact, I used to love biking. Of course, things were different then.
The goal of Bike Power week is that people will get creative on how to do without gasoline for five days and in so doing, find ways to make lasting, cleaner choices in their lives.
For investors worried about the impact of the spill on Exxon's share price, the truth is that there are macro market trends that could impact the price even more than the oil spill. Exxon is trading at an annual high, largely because the Dow has posted an 11 percent gain already in 2013.
There's more to Portland than bike valets and artisan knot shops.
When it comes to finding great places to eat and drink on a quick getaway, we've often left things to chance, happening upon a hidden gem from the ...
I grew up watching this incredible sport on television every year, and was always fascinated by the athletes who participated. And as the Ironman celebrated 35 years this week, I reflected back on my very first Ironman in 2007.
The Design Museum has announced its nominees for their annual award recognizing the best in global design. Over 90 contenders spread across seven categories were selected by a panel of industry experts. Costumes from the movie "Anna Karenina" designed by Jacqueline Durran, the Olympic Cauldron by Heatherwick Studio, The Shard designed by Renzo Piano, and the Louis Vuitton Collection by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama were among the designs that were nominated.
When I see people leave their cars running as they head into the supermarket with children in tow, I want to scream, "You ignorant, wasteful bastards! Don't you know what you're doing to your kids?"
With the advent of bike sharing programs in major metropolises such as Paris, London and Barcelona, every citizen of a city, whether that person owns a bike or not, is now a potential biker. As a result, bike safe and bike-centric urban programs have become highly relevant to a much larger audience.
Whether you want a last hurrah this summer or a location for the next multi-generational family reunion this winter, make it an adventure that will be fondly remembered forever.
Today, across the world, in multiple contexts, the allure of the bicycle knows no bounds. For the past several years, I have been documenting this trend with my own photographs, in order to tell a short story with minimal words.
Bike sharing seems to be positioned as the solution for smart growth and urban development. But one major problem exists with these large-scale systems: the price tag. So if you are not a major metropolitan city with deep pockets, how do you get in on the bike share action?
Due to the increased popularity of urban biking, many cities have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make easily accessible bike lanes for travelers.
The Olympics are inspiring to watch, but you don't have to be a top athlete to ride the open road by bicycle. Bike to an urban bed and breakfast, cycle on bike trails at a quaint country inn or do both.
Lunch Break! Since you are in SF it is likely flexible. Maybe you like yo-self a little noon workout... Fancy an indoor stationary bike ride with a group of sweaty dentists? Suggestion alert! Trade that silly class for a hilly pass!
You can glimpse the future right now in forward-looking American cities -- a few blocks here, a mile there where people riding bicycles are protected from rushing cars and trucks.