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Ride all of the City’s bike paths

Comfortable in the shock-absorbing seat of his $120 Huffy mountain bike, Paul Kronenberg ascended the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge last Wednesday at a leisurely pace. Two months and half a dozen crumbling bike maps later, he bagged his last bit of path: sixth-tenths of a mile along Chrystie Street in Manhattan. He saw read more »

New bike maps for New York City, Arlington VA

Arlington County, Virginia and New York City have published new, 2012 editions of their bicycle maps.

Rahm Emanuel rides a bicycle

Some of you might not know that Barack Obama’s former Chief of Staff resigned his White House office last October to run for Mayor of Chicago. After a judicial kerfuffle about residency requirements, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled last week that Rahm is indeed a legal resident of Chicago and eligible to run for the read more »

10 bike stories of 2010

Here are my thoughts on some of the big bicycle stories of 2010.

Bikes Belong Awards $44,200 in Grants for Recreation Projects

Bikes Belong is celebrating the joy of cycling and trailbuilding this spring by awarding six recreation-focused grants to grassroots groups across the country. The projects—all made possible by dedicated volunteers—include a riverfront path, a freeride trail, a BMX freestyle park, and some really sweet backcountry singletrack. From all of us at Bikes Belong, enjoy the read more »

Transportation Secretary Mary Peters: Bike facilities a waste

My children and I cross the Golden Gate Bridge bicycle path. When counts were last done in 2002, 1600 bicyclists daily rode across on weekdays. Anecdotally, bicycle use has climbed significantly since then. The Golden Gate Bridge and other similar bicycling facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area are a vital part of the transportation read more »