How about a huge balloon for head protection? Model Lydia Hearst rides a bicycle during a shoot for Vanity Fair Magazine. (Confidential to Ben: Since this is a photoshoot, is this a reasonable compromise?)
The ultra cool and effective "Freiker" incentives arrives in Wisconsin. McFarland, WI is a suburb of Madison, WI, where Trek, Pacific Cycle and Planet Bike are headquartered.
Russ and Laura traveled by bike through the remote and dry Carrizo Plain and had to carry lots of water. Here's how they carried two gallons of water per person (with gorgeous photos to accompany the text).
Motorists complain at a county meeting because the new Bicycle Safety Law in Colorado will force them to *gasp!* slow down and drive safely on narrow canyon roads.