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PBS’s ‘Pedal America’ Needs Another Season (at Least)

A week or so ago I spoke with Ira David, the host of Pedal America, “the only national television show in the United States that educates and inspires viewers to re-discover the travel, environmental, and health benefits of recreational bicycling.” This show was launched with a big splash at the National Bike Summit earlier this […]

Cycling and Kindness

Todd O’Reilly and his 13-year-old son Daegan are making a documentary about the power of kindness as they ride Adventure Cycling Association’s Underground Railroad Bicycle Route from Mobile, Alabama to Toronto, Canada. They are asking for two kinds of pledges. First, is that people pledge to be more kind in a very specific way determined […]

NBC’s Report on Road Rage Toward Cyclists — With 50% Fewer Clichés

Recently NBC News ran this report on cyclists using bike- or helmet-mounted cameras, such as GoPro to document motorists bad behavior and/or aggression towards cyclists. And it’s… not bad — for a television news piece on cyclists and motorists. It doesn’t blame the victims — the cyclists. It doesn’t paint all cyclists with a broad […]

I swear to inspire one more woman to ride a bike (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:

Kid Rock and Sean Penn’s Cum-Bike-Ya

Wanna feel warm and fuzzy one week after the US election? How about two rich entertainers hurling partisan epithets at each other? The language is not safe for work, plus it’s nearly 11 minutes long, so save this until you get home. Spoiler Alert!!

‘Big thoughtless blundering beasts’ (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: