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Critical Mass Takes to the Streets in Guatemala City

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

When I saw on Twitter that Masa Critica Guatemala was planning a ride my first weekend here, I decided to drop them a line to see if they might have a bike to spare.

Gulf Oil Disaster: It's Time to Bike and Walk

Dennis Markatos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Markatos

This oil spill is not from a small tanker. It has no sign of stopping anytime soon. In our mad race to get oil from more and more difficult geological formations, we have created a problem that has no easy fix.

NYC Bike Culture: 200,000 Or More Now Cycling Per Day

nytimes.com | J. DAVID GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Build it and they will ride. That's the message conveyed in the latest annual estimate of the number of bicyclists in New York City by Transportation ...

New Study: Bikers Inhale Five Times More Toxic Fumes Than Drivers

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Belgian study finds that bicyclists on urban streets inhale tens of millions of toxic nanoparticles with each breath, taking in five times as much a...

Are Wooden Bikes The Greener Option?

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So why would riding a wooden bike from Renovo or even Organic Bikes save a tree? Wheeler says it's due to the fact that mining is tied in many cases t...

New Rules of the Road: 5 Amazingly Simple and Cost-Effective Initiatives to Transform our Streets

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

Our country has a severe shortage of parks. If you don't believe me, ask the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. According to their recently re...

Most Incredible Mountain Bike Run EVER (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WOW. That was our first reaction to watching this video of the most epic mountain biking run we've ever seen. Our second was a flood of questions. ...

National Bike To Work Day: 7 Tips (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You might have excuses for not riding your bike to work--and if you do, Bicycling magazine has answers for all of them. Today is National Bike To Work...

East Coast Greenway Grows Faster Than China

Dennis Markatos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Markatos

Great Recession Doesn't Stop Trail Progress Amidst the horrific oil spill it's nice to see solid progress on one of our nation's premier oil independ...

What to Eat This Spring: An Interview with Hudson Valley's Fare Lady

Lauren Elyse Matison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lauren Elyse Matison

After months of slushy streets, heavy stews, and stubborn colds, I was feeling more than ready to talk about a fresh new season when I called up Laura...

Bike Lanes From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes when space is tight, cyclists and motorists don't like the share the road. Some cities around the world have come up with creative and uniqu...

What's Stopping Teenage Girls From Riding Bikes?

guardian.co.uk | Sarah Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Teenage girls don't ride bikes [...] On average, boys cycle 138 miles a year and girls only 24 miles....

Urban Cycling Becoming Mainstream In NY

NYFI | John Fischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A few months ago, in July, a small Florida-based bicycle shop called Republic Bikes entered into a partnership with Urban Outfitters. The company, lau...

Bike Gear Is Hip Fashion Trend for 2010

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Good news for the bikers out there: The fashion industry has decided bike gear is totally hip.

Top 8 biking trips in the U.S.

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's no better time than summer to get outdoors and experience natural beauty. One low impact way to see the sights and get some sunshine is a bike...

How To Bike To Work: A Guide

Ideal Bite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With a little prep and the right gear, you won't need to worry about breaking down between a bus and a Beemer, or even losing your way - you can just ...

Brooklyn cyclists would love Amsterdam -- a truly bike-friendly city

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Ben MuessigThe Brooklyn PaperAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — In this old ...

Tel Aviv Bicyclists Protest In Thongs (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tel Aviv cyclists and roller bladers protested the lack of bike legislation in Israel wearing nothing but thongs and underwear. The cyclists argue tha...

Bonnaroo Goes Green: Rocker Ben Sollee Bikes to Mega Festival

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Recipient of the UK A Greener Festival award, Bonnaroo has always placed an emphasis on local and sustainable ways of making music.

Hybrid Cars Get Compliments -- Why Not My Bike?

Mark Klempner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Klempner

Strange how people think it cool to drive a "green" car, but if they meet someone who doesn't own a car, they infer financial limitation, not ecological choice.

CarSharing 2.0: Give Us Many Transportation Options (Please!)

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Do you find yourself using a big car or truck when something smaller would do the job? Would you book an electric bike or golf cart or folding bike to cut your carbon footprint?

5 Things To Do Post-Vote (No Matter Who Is Winning)

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

There are alternatives to this anticipation marathon of watching and waiting. Here are a few things you can do today for the planet after you've done your bit for the country.

One Cyclist's Inauguration Journey a Wonderful Sign of the Times

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Ryan Bowen decided to ride his bike from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. to attend Obama's swearing-in ceremony. That's 50 days of cycling up to 150 miles a day in order to get to the goal.

Why Aren't The Swiss Fat?

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

They seem to have an easier life -- we desperately need an escape from ours. My Swiss friends surprisingly couldn't report any of the names of the Jolie-Pitt kids and weren't interested in Jen.

Motorcycles, Bicycles, and the Power of Choice

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Every day when I mounted my motorcycle I knew it might be my last, and when I got home safely I breathed an enormous sigh of relief that I had lived another day.