Category Archives: advocacy

Friday Musings: “Naked bike rides” and bike safety

Did anyone out there in readerland participate in the World Naked Bike Ride? If you did…or you participate in other group rides and bike events of the more clothed variety,…

High-tech bike theft prevention

Over the past few years, we’ve posted articles about bike theft prevention, from locking your bike, to web series about catching thieves, to Kickstarter-funded bike trackers, among many others. In…

The problem with Census data

By now, many of you have heard that the U.S. Census released new data (based on 2012 surveys) recently that shows bike commuting up by around 60% over the past…

Friday Musing: The “Idaho Stop”

The other day, I stumbled across a great essay on the somewhat controversial “Idaho Stop”, where cyclists are allowed to treat stop signs as yield signs if the coast is…

D.C.’s overloaded bike parking

Here’s an article I spotted in the Washington Post‘s free daily, Express, with the catchy headline “Good Luck Parking That Thing”. It seems that the D.C. Metro area’s many bike…