Bicyclists Unite To ‘Move Beyond Gridlock’ At National Bike Summit

Hundreds bring the momentum for a Bicycle Friendly America to Congress Washington, D.C. - February 24, 2014 - Bicycle commuting is booming nationwide, with more than 60% growth since 2000. Already more than 1 in 5 Americans live in a Bicycle Friendly Community and more than 1 million workers are employed by a Bicycle Friendly Business. Hosted by the League of American Bicyclists -- … [Read more...]

Cycling “logic”… The Ultimate List by System Six

When we say "clipless" shoes, we of course mean ones that have clips The derailleur keeps the chain from derailing Not only can you get dropped from a no-drop ride, but when you do the pack will wait up ahead so you can get dropped over and over again Hills are like the weather, everybody complains, but nobody does anything about it The laziest person in the pack is often the best … [Read more...]

America’s Top Cities for Bike Commuting

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A nationwide analysis shows that towns where people bike to work are richer, fitter, and more successful in many other ways Riding a bike through a city, David Byrne wrote in his book Bicycle Diaries, "is like navigating the collective neural pathways of some vast global mind." Biking, he adds, "facilitates a state of mind that allows some but not too much of the unconscious to bubble up. … [Read more...]