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Archive for September, 2012

‘You own a car, not the road. Share it.’ (Friday Roundup)

For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, Google Plus, etc.: Are you working or something? This is a roundup of some of the things we saw fit to share with our less productive readers over the last seven days:

Not Just Another Interbike Photo Dump

It’s been a week — a week! — since Josh Lipton and I got home from the annual North-American bike trade show known as Interbike with a wheelbarrow full of business cards, hundreds of photographs, and a bit of swag too. Think of this as not just another Interbike photo dump, but a foreshadowing of [...]

‘Ask your doctor if getting off your ass is right for you’ (Friday Roundup)

For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, Google Plus, etc.: Are you working or something? This is a roundup of some of the things we saw fit to share with our less productive readers over the last seven days: I spent two days at Interbike with Josh [...]

Automaticity: Not Just for Autos

Tom Bowden added a new word to our bicycling lexicon: Velocapitalist. As a noun, it refers to “One who promotes the activity of cycling for transportation, sport, health or recreation and invests in or encourages public investment in cycling infrastructure and commerce.” Here’s a word I discovered today: automaticity. At first glance, it would seem [...]

My Feminine Side is Feeling Patronized

I’m heading to Interbike 2012. Some of the preliminaries have already begun, such as the Outdoor Demo. I’ve never been to that, but apparently it’s held outdoors and you get to ride a bunch of different bikes. This being my third time to the annual trade show for the American Cycling Industry, I’m getting my [...]

‘If car shopping were like bike shopping’ (Friday Roundup)

For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, Google Plus, etc.: Are you working or something? This is a roundup of some of the things we saw fit to share with our less productive readers over the last seven days: