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‘Riding a bike can help to boost your bowels’ (Roundup)

What? A crude American being more subtle than a Brit blogger? It won’t happen again.

‘What are you driving, a bicycle, you little punk?’ (Roundup)

I walked into work this morning singing a tune by Todd Snider. Then it occurred to me how perfectly the song employs the attitudes of car culture; the lyrics would be completely ineffective on someone who didn’t understand these values. You oughta hear the **** that I get from my daughter She says that she [...]

Win a Bowery Lane Bicycle

There is a contest going on over at MB (shortened for PG-13 readership) to win a Bowery Lane Bicycle..  The contest is simple, take a bike themed photo that MB can use for their header on their website.  If they pick you, you win a new bike! The contest is inspired by New York City’s [...]

Bontrager Tire Guarantee

In a perfect world, buying things would be like test driving a car.  You can put your salesman in the backseat and test the hell out of the product. Life isn’t like buying a car, thank god, but we can’t always test out things where we need to.  Take bikes.  You have to rely on [...]

Thoughts of a Podcast

With the talk of iPad, iPhone, iPod and my new Droid, it seems that mobile life is getting even more, well, mobile.  Often I am able to talk or interview leading commuters, brand managers or public officials in regards to commuting or bike utility.  I feel that sometimes the passion or thoughts are lost in [...]

New Belgium Urban Assault Ride

The New Belgium Urban Assault Rides resemble Alley Cats that messengers put on, but maybe with more law abiding participants. You go between check points and do various task or obstacles across your city. In a nutshell, teams of 2 have to ride to various checkpoints around town. They can pick any route they like [...]