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No Coasting With a Fixie... Ever

Claire Wapole | Posted 09.24.2016 | Chicago
Claire Wapole

My 14-year-old son spent the summer biking all over Chicago on a "fixie". I spent the summer dreading a phone call from an ER. Fixies have a devoted following among teen-age boys. They are the cool, hip bikes to own.

D.C. Might Not Be "Hipster" But That's OK

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.27.2012 | DC
Jamison Doran

I'm quite in love with my city, regardless of our hipster ranking. If not being hipster enough means I don't have to cram myself into a pair of skinny jeans daily or rock a shag haircut, then I'm just fine with being square.

Pick a Bike, Any Bike -- Just Ride It in D.C.

Seth Thomas Pietras | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Seth Thomas Pietras

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.

INFOGRAPHIC: What Does Your Bike Say About Your Neighborhood?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.29.2011 | San Francisco

Pop quiz: How do you know that you live in San Francisco (other than by pulling out your phone bill and reading the mailing address)? (SCROLL DOWN ...