Benefits of Bicycling

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DIY Electric Bike Book Flies Past Kickstarter Goal

Love the idea of electric bikes but don’t want to dish out thousands for one? Love to lifehack and make your world a better place in the process? Love DIY projects? Then this Kickstarter is for you*. Micah Toll built his own electric bike (ebike) years ago. Then he started building them for others. Then […]

May 28th

Biking In Winter Is Awesome Because…

As recent weather reminds us, it’s cold in winter, especially when we face the wrath of climate craziness like the Polar Vortex. To many of us, the first thing that comes to mind when we think of biking is winter is: could I survive the cold? Well, if you can get over that hurdle of […]

February 3rd

BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014

BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014 is a “pedelec,” suggesting that, as you pedal, the Bosch electric motor also puts out 48 Newton meters of torque (35.4 pound-feet) to help you along. The added momentum comes with any tiny amount of action. This is a BMW — good to remember if you are leaving a position of […]

October 23rd

Role of Infrastructure & Transportation in Promoting Physical Activity (Infographic & New Research)

A simple holistic concept is that everything is connected. One’s interrelationship with daily activity, transit, and infrastructure is a key relationship to holistic connectedness. News from the United States Department of [Active] Transportation supports this. Cultivating refreshing spots of activity in the day and night of our lives is a key way to stay in […]

August 15th

15-Year-Olds Catch Kidnapper On Their Bikes

This is just one of those awesome stories you have a hard time believing are true. Of course, the beginning of the story is quite depressing — a Pennsylvania man kidnapped a little girl from her front yard. Luckily, two 15-year-old boys on their bikes helped search for the girl and found her in the […]

July 19th

Top Bike Share Programs… In An Infographic

Obviously, we’re big fans of bikes here. I realized several years ago that the common line and piece of advice “stop to smell the roses” matched bicycle transportation excellently. You see and smell and appreciate so much more on bike than in a car. I’d say that you do less so than on foot, but […]

July 14th