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Urban Cycling

The Top 25 Bike-Friendly Cities In The U.S.

Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

May is National Bike Month, a time dedicated to the Earth- and body-friendly practice of cycling. According to Rutgers University professor John P...

Riding A Bike In A Skirt Is Not Illegal (But The NYPD May Beg To Differ) | By Tracey Lomrantz | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women

It's been a rough month for fashion justice, my dolls: First we discovered a woman who was thrown in the clink for wearing a three-knuckle ring to the...

5 States Where Women Barely Dare to Bike Commute | April Streeter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dedicated bike commuting is grew about 38% in the last eight years. But if women are truly the indicator species for a successful bike infrastructure,...

Cranksgiving: How To Illegally Street Race And Give Back At The Same Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most major cities obviously have more to worry about than the occasional alleycat street bike race, but the brains behind a burgeoning Thanksgiving tr...

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...

Monday Best Bike Bits - Pistol-Packing Cyclist and Bike-Powered Transit Called Shweeb

April Streeter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
April Streeter

The low-slung (2 to 4 meters above ground) Shweeb pods include a highly efficient system of pedals that can theoretically allow riders to reach speeds of up 70 kmh.

Should We Make the 'Yield, Not Stop' Bike Practice Universal?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

The 'Idaho Stop Law' specifies that cyclists are not required to come to a full stop but must roll up to and yield right of way at stop signs or blinking red lights.

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...

U.S. Cities Cozy Up to Cycling

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Never mind the banks -- it might be time to start worrying about a run on your local bike shop.

The Greatest Inventions of the Past 100 Years

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jay Walljasper

I live a short ride away from one of the best network of urban bike trails in the country -- it's boosted biking so much that Minneapolis now trails only Portland in commuters who bike to work.