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Car-Free Sundays With Less Air & Noise Pollution

In São Paulo, Brazil, citizens are enjoying less air and noise pollution – at least on one day a week. On Sundays, during what is called Paulista Aberta, motor traffic is restricted on the popular Paulista Avenue and the street is dedicated to cyclists and pedestrians. Grassroots group Minha Sampa campaigned for the event since […]

March 9th

You Can Get Your Bike Blessed

Originally published on Eden Keeper. We all know that riding a bike is good for the environment and for your health. But riding a bike in a busy city, like San Francisco or Manhattan, is a harrowing experience. Potholes lay waiting to grab your front tire and flip you over. Taxis speed by, more concerned […]

June 21st

CicLAvia Explores East LA

CicLAvia celebrated their 4th year by taking us on a 10 mile journey spanning Echo Park, downtown LA, and East LA. The first CicLAvia was on 10/10/10, the global day of action against climate change. As always, the weather was perfect and the route was fun. The best thing about CicLAvia is that it gets […]

October 10th

Interbike 2014 Highlights

As always, Interbike was a whirlwind of awesome bikes, gear, and people. This year we also attended Outdoor Demo, their 2-day pre-show test ride event. Outdoor Demo needs to go on the road, to make it possible for customers to demo as many bikes as Interbike attendees were able to. It was really too many […]

October 9th

Amsterdam Rocks It So Hard (VIDEOS)

Amsterdam is perhaps the best large city in the world for bicycling and bicyclists. It probably is, but Copenhagen is also always in the running. Furthermore, there are better bicycling cities than Amsterdam in the Netherlands, but they are smaller, so I’m not sure if they are in the same class. Anywho, if you haven’t […]

September 19th

Opening Night at The Levi’s Commuter Workspace

Levi’s is launching their newest Levi’s Commuter collection with cool pop-up workspaces. The collection of bike to work clothes are designed to handle the rigors of commuting via pedal power, and the new line features Schoeller nanosphere, a textile finish that wicks away sweat and keeps you cool while you ride. They’ve also got a […]

August 8th

Electric Bike Thief Returns Bike To Owner In Taxi (It’s Complicated)

A prompt return of a recently stolen GoCycle electric bike makes this a fun and somewhat full-circle story. It also explores theft in the modern-day age of communications and electric vehicles. The facts as we are aware: A GoCycle electric bike was stolen in London but came back to the owner via taxi cab, delivered […]

May 9th

Strava Labs — A Global Dataset & Heatmap

To be young, with bicycle, perhaps money to travel and explore the world. Where would you bike? Well, Strava Labs can give you a good idea. It is highlighting where people bike and walk via heatmaps. “The Strava dataset is growing by over 2 million activities a week and already contains 250 billion gps data points. Here on […]

May 9th