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Protected Bike Lanes More Important In Cities With Snow Than In Warm Ones

Published on October 25th, 2019 | by

2 weeks ago by

While protected bike lanes seem like a bit of a no-brainer if one wants to spur greater bike use, there are pretty definitely some regions/circumstances where the gain to be had in ridership is greater than in others. Cold, snowy places, for instance. No matter how dangerous riding a bike amongst cars can be at […]

Best Hitch Bike Rack

Published on October 1st, 2019 | by

1 month ago by

Whether you’re a casual trail rider or are preparing for your next race, everyone who owns a bike could benefit from an accessible, easy-to-use bike rack. Hitch bike racks, in particular, make accessing your bike more efficient as you only have to lift your bike from the back of your car rather than get it […]

The Dutch Reach Can Save Lives

Published on August 8th, 2019 | by

3 months ago by

Habits are a key part of life. Simplicity often is the shortest avenue to success. With one movement, how you reach to open your car door, you can save a life. You can save a bicyclist from injury. Creating a new habit, retraining your movement when opening a door, can come with unquantifiable benefit. Learn the Dutch reach — don’t “door” […]

Public Transportation Key To ‘Great’ Neighborhoods

Published on April 18th, 2019 | by

6 months ago by

Three urban planning scholars of Arizona State University and MIT have published a study critiquing the American Planning Association’s selection of “Great Neighborhoods.” The study’s writers take issue with the fact that these “great neighborhood” rankings fail to take into account affordability or social diversity, while being lauded as a definitive voice in the field. […]

Best Bike Trainer

Published on March 26th, 2019 | by

7 months ago by

It’s a joy to be an avid bike rider. The exercise, the satisfaction of feeling healthy, the fresh air, the speed, and the thrill of freedom! But some days the weather just doesn’t cooperate. Or, you don’t feel in the mood to lug your bike to a remote trail. Maybe you just want a simple […]

Bikeshare Riders Cycle Safer

Published on March 8th, 2019 | by

8 months ago by

According to research conducted by Mineta Transportation Institute(MTI),  bikeshare riders are actually safer cyclists. A recent article on Curbed.com reported that MTI found a lower accident rate for cyclists using a bikesharing program compared to other ‘regular’ cyclists. The institute’s peer-reviewed report, Bikesharing and Bicycle Safety, utilized interviews, long-term data and focus groups to research […]

Best Folding Bike

Published on January 30th, 2019 | by

9 months ago by

If you love cycling in the city, you’ve probably discovered that your bike can feel big and bulky when you make a pit stop. Whether you’re a commuter without a ton of bike storage space, or you want something that will fit into your small sedan, a fold and stow bike is an option you […]