In a country where two-wheelers once symbolized backwardness and poverty, Ines Brunn’s hip, eco-friendly devices have become a smash hit.
I just stumbled on this post on GOOD, and I have terrible mixed feelings about it. Instead of teaching cyclists to “act like a car,” take up a lot of space and be rude to other road users, can’t we make sure everyone on the road is acting like a human?
There are a lot of places to go for a weekend bike ride in and around San Francisco – stunning oceanside paths, family-filled Golden Gate Park, hilly city routes. But here’s one you might have missed: San Francisco’s combined sewer/storm-water system, one of the many recreational rides organized and led by volunteers and friends of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. Read more
San Francisco is boomtown for bicycling. And with more riders comes more diversity. Among the growing population of bicyclists are those who eschew speed and spandex in favor of sitting upright and slowly making their way through town in whatever they happen to be wearing that day. It’s a trend that some are calling the Slow Bike Movement. Read more
“Bicycling is, in much of the car-centric U.S., either a privilege or a punishment. That’s why more women aren’t bicycling. It isn’t because we’re fearful and vain; it’s because we’re busy and broke and our transportation system isn’t set up for us to do anything but drive.”