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Frances Willard rode a bicycle

March is Women’s History Month. Yesterday, we met Annie Londonderry, who cycled around the world in 1894. Today, we’ll look briefly at suffragist Frances Willard. As president of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), she developed the slogan “Do Everything” to encourage women to lobby, petition, preach and publish on a wide variety of issues read more »

Leonard Nimoy rode a bicycle

Leonard Nimoy rode a bicycle.

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »

Presidential Bicycles and a Moose

Happy Presidents Day. How many of these U.S. presidents and their bikes can you identify? Click through to the larger image here. This montage of bikes and presidents swiped last year on Presidents’ Day from the American Rails To Trails Conservancy.

Kansen Chu amends his infamous bicycle “safety” bill

Faithful readers are familiar with California Assembly Member Kansen Chu’s proposal to mandate flashing white tail lights for bicycles operated after dark. Yes, he wanted flashing white lights on the rear of the bike. The bill was referred to the Assembly Transportation Committee. Chu amended his bill. I supposed the current bill is a little read more »

Bicycle travel reimbursement?

Does your employer or government agency offer reimbursement for work-related travel on a bicycle? View image | gettyimages.com