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.
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.
You're stuck on the Banana Pancake Trail. It's time to get off...
Driving the dings and dents out of cars is a delicate art, and Billy Bruckner is a master of this form of metal sculpture. He also loves avant-garde contemporary art, Buddhas and bikes.
So, when you meet Tim, just don't mention the, you know. I mean, time has passed but he's still a bit sensitive about it and all. It totally wasn't hi...
Could it be just a coincidence that the happiest people on the planet also have the number one bike culture?
Given how many societal and environmental ills there are to worry about today, it's exciting to think that the creative collaboration could inspire attitude adjustments that might just lead to longer term behavioral shifts.
Jobs and presidents have come and gone, but my bike has outlasted them all. And wherever I am on this planet, it remains my favorite way to move.
In a city often chided for not having character or community, I savor seeing bikes stacked dozens deep outside new bars, Critical Mass clogging our streets, and public debates about bike lanes.
The smallest car-looking vehicle on the streets of New Jersey.
It's a good thing I can remember things well, because what I am about to tell you happened more than 10 years ago. At the time it happened, I never im...
Bicycling to work or the store means not only taking responsibility for improving your health and saving money, but also helping your community and your nation.
It's just a bike lane, but opponents and supporters sometimes act as though it's a world war. I live half a block from the bike lane, so I have observed it closely for the entire time it's been there.
BikeTown Africa provided 120 bikes to the families supported by Foundation Rwanda. Many of them are HIV-positive, and all of them are outcasts in a society that is struggling to recover.
Consider these 13 green gifts that are good for the environment and give back to local economies around the globe.
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.