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Folk cycling

“Folk cycling” is the antithesis of “vehicular cycling.” While vehicular cycling is the practice of bicycling in a visible and predictable manner in accordance with the principles of driving any other vehicle on the road, most cyclists don’t believe the rules of the road apply to them. They either don’t care about the law, don’t read more »

Cycling in Benin: Donation Drive for Benin National Team

Our favorite former pro racer turned Peace Corps Volunteer and blogger, Christoph Herby, has stirred up tremendous interest in supporting the Benin National Team with his recent “Cycling in Benin” posts. His most recent post is “Dreaming of the Champs Elysées.”

Bike consultation and cycling trends

If the number of folks that I’m consulting on building their first real transportation bikes is any gauge of trends in culture then good times lie ahead for cycling!!! In the last 3 months, I’ve mostly designed new bike builds for 5 people here in Colorado, (the CTO of the company where I work, a read more »

Counterpoint to Cohen’s ethical scofflaw argument

Ethicist Randy Cohen’s essay on the ethics of running red lights has gone viral over the weekend. Cohen argues that cyclists who run red lights (after ensuring the intersection is clear) cause no harm, so there’s no ethical breach when they do so. Financial journalist and New York cyclist Felix Salmon argues that cyclists who read more »

Texas Transportation Institute says “Reduce stress with San Jose Bike Train”

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute released their annual mobility report last week. Just in case you didn’t already know this, the TTI reports once again that your car commute costs you in time, money, and well-being. Hidden near the usual advice for more lanes to solve congestion, the report also hints at a possible solution read more »

Gadgets and new cyclists

I am a long time avid cyclist. I presume to know what’s best for you. We mock those who don’t obey the Rules. You must wear the right clothing and wear the right shoes, ride the right bike, and don the correct helmet. We’ll even mock your choice of handlebars.