Future Bike: At the Intersection of Mobility and Identity

Future Bike: At the Intersection of Mobility and Identity

September 11, 2014 | 1 to 7 p.m. | Pittsburgh, Pa. The future success of the bike movement rests on recognizing the strength in our diversity. Future Bike meets at the intersections of difference to create a vision for bicycling that elevates new voices, engages local...
Perks for pedaling

Perks for pedaling

March 13, 2014 Repost from People for Bikes by Rachel Walker  You know why you ride your bike to work each day: fresh air, endorphins, avoiding snarled traffic in the morning rush. But what about your less enthusiastic colleagues, the ones who might consider...

Why fat bikes could be for you

November 26, 2013 by Don Stefanovich Fat bikes can be used for riding around town or races in the snow. (Image: Flickr user fotoman311) Fads always have a polarizing effect; they create as many haters as followers. The bike industry is no exception. Enough trends have...

Want better streets in America? Go to Denmark

November 11, 2013 Zach Vanderkooy, Green Lane Project international programs manager “People don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” -Steve Jobs How would you paint a desert landscape if you’ve never left Rhode Island? What if someone asked...

A pedal-powered political movement

October 15, 2013 Kristin Butcher I’m not terribly fond of guns. I’ve never held one. I’ve never fired one. Heck, the closest I’ve gotten to gunshots is riding trails next to a firing range in Miami, which had a knack for upping my pace, particularly on automatic...