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Gilded Glamour Galore: A Whimsical Weekend In Newport, Rhode Island

Erica Swallow | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Erica Swallow

Newport feels halfway like a field trip to the past and halfway like being a part of a museum of what once existed. Its mansions stay intact, though mostly open for public tourism, giving the town a stately appearance.

Passing the Skinny, Young, Good-Looking Guys

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

"Come to find out I loved the riding, I loved everything about it. And it turns out I was really good. Here were all these really skinny, young, good-looking guys in their biker shorts looking all pretty. And I was all sweaty and gross-looking but I could go faster than them."

Wacky Bike Helmets You Won't Believe Exist

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.

WATCH: Cycling To The Finish Line Is Insane

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

Cyclist John Degenkolb had a camera attached to both ends of his bicycle during the first stage of the AMGEN Tour Of California last weekend. This thr...

More Americans Are Making This Healthy Change To Their Commute

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans are biking to work, though their numbers are still tiny compared to those in cars. A new report from...

Cycling Inspiration, Sturgis and Mustaches

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

It all started at the tender age of three, when my estranged uncle Irving raised me to believe that attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was the only way a boy could become a man.

Your Get-Started Guide To Biking

Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Lindsey Emery What's the hottest thing on two wheels? You, says a poll: About 45 percent of bike owners age 28 to 45 are women. "These days, t...

A Photo Essay for Earth Day: My Place

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

    Kaid Benfield writes about community, development, and the environment on Huffington Post and in other national media. His...

Indy's Remarkable Pathway to Sustainable Renewal

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

In most cities, what's happening in the private sector alone won't be enough to get the job done, and civic and philanthropic investment is needed to jump-start the process of becoming vital again.

Don't Pedal Faster Than You Can Daydream

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The way I see it, these are all mindless distractions that keep us from truly absorbing and experiencing the benefit of exercise. Being in tune with your body means that you have balanced the good with bad, the stress with the relaxation, the deficiency with the abundance.

For 30 Years, Trek Across Maine Cyclists Have Kept Their Eye on the Prize: A World Free of Lung Disease

Jeffrey Seyler | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey Seyler

As the American Lung Association gears up for celebrating 30 years of what has become our organization's largest fundraiser, it's hard to not think b...

Changemakers in Every Village: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

A Woman on Riding Her Bicycle, and, You Know, Gender

Bustle | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Bustle

My father taught me how to ride a bicycle. I don't recall the day when my training wheels were removed, or the moment when he finally let go. What I remember is the simple task at hand on those Sundays, and the ease we once felt together. Then I hit puberty.

Top 10 Reasons to Love Miami Critical Mass

Suzan McDowell | Posted 03.25.2014 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

A corker flips his bike over in the middle of an intersection and looks to the sky, searching perhaps for a plane, a bird, anything, as the car he's b...

Transportation Equity on Chicago's Streets

Renee Patten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Chicago
Renee Patten

The questions I am seeking answers to here: How can a neighborhood build a streetscape to prevent the "I didn't see you," excuse from occurring?

5X: Inside the Goals of PeopleForBikes

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 01.15.2014 | Green
Tim Blumenthal

Better bicycling means different things to different people in different places. For some, it's all about safe bike commutes and short trips; for othe...

The Dequindre Cut: Assessing its Southern End as it Pushes Northward

Eric McAfee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

The criticisms are minor when considering the aesthetic and recreational benefits the Dequindre Cut offers.

Could This Invention Change Everything About Commuting?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

The phrase “This changes everything” gets thrown around a lot, but in the sustainable commuting sphere, an invention out of New York by a group of...

Movable Memorials: Ghost Bikes in the Motor City

Eric McAfee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

In certain subcultures, it's become a meme. But it took me a little while to catch on. Only after driving past this curiosity for three consecutive days did I realize what it was.

Can CrossFit Make You A Better Cyclist?

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By James Herrera for Bicycling If you're any sort of exercise enthusiast, you've undoubtedly heard of CrossFit. The intense, gym-based program focu...

Biggest Mountain Bike Backflip Makes History

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | Weird News

Get ready to lose your breath. Mountain biker Cam Zink has made history. For this year's Red Bull Rampage on the Oakley Icon Sender in Utah, Zink p...

Law... What Law?

Belinda Williams | Posted 12.15.2013 | Denver
Belinda Williams

If you think the roads were developed for cars, you are mistaken. Smooth roads came at the dawn of cycling, to help make cycling safer for all.

How 6 Mental Health Professionals De-Stress

Danielle Hark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Hark

We all experience stress at times, even mental health professionals who treat people with stress and anxiety for a living. Here is a roundup of ways mental health professionals deal with stress in their own lives.

I'm With Stupid: Mountain Biking Is Much Better Without a Mountain

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

The problem, as I see it, is with the whole "mountain" part of the equation. Riding up a mountain involves nothing but unmitigated pain, and riding down a mountain -- when one is as bad a biker as I am -- is a terrifying, white-knuckle experience.

The Perks of Being a Cyclist: My Nighttime Biking Escapade to Central Park

Jane Seo | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Seo

Biking at nights when the park empties out sans a few joggers provided me with an indescribable feeling of liberation -- from the Internet, the technology, the rest of the world.