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‘If you cut us off, do we not seethe?’

The Montague Folding Bikes blog has an interesting “Plea for Tolerance” based on Shylock’s monologue from The Merchant of Venice. The original monologue is delivered by Shylock, a Jew who has suffered malice and discrimination from his Christian enemy, Antonio. Shylock reasons that he is no different from a Christian, and asks why he should [...]

Commutercentric Videos: A Utility Cycling Roundup

If you aren’t a regular at Utility Cycling, you’ve been missing some fantastic commuter-specific video posts lately. Without further ado, we give you a sampling of the best recent “commute by bike” videos, thanks to Utility Cycling and the original producers of the videos. And if you like this collection, there is plenty more for [...]

Action Heroes on Bikes

Don’t ask why, but I watched King Kong last weekend — the 1976 remake that most people would rather forget. In addition to being a bad movie, it was an interesting period piece from the 1970s. An evil oil company, Petrox, is personified by Fred Wilson, played by Charles Grodin. Jessica Lange plays Dwan, a [...]

Transportation Bill Extended for Six Months with Bike/Ped Funding

The Senate passed an extension of the Transportation Bill yesterday (Sept. 15, 2011) with a margin of 92-6. All current transportation funding and programs, including funding for cycling and pedestrian projects, will continue for six months. I happened to be in the right place at the right time: at Interbike, near the Bikes Belong booth [...]

Rediscovering Boston on an Urbana Bike

Greg Hum leads a bike-centric lifestyle in Boston, MA, going everywhere and carrying everything by bike. In college he co-founded a bike-advocacy group and still loves organizing people around bikes. He can sometimes be heard playing jazz rhythms on his handlebar-mounted percussion instruments while riding. His musings on biking and more can be found on: [...]

Public Art You Can’t See from a Car

I managed to forge a cycling purpose into a non-cycling vacation in August, 2011, using the brute force of a big-ass 1996 GMC camper van. Here are the posts: Vapid Transit, Snap Judgements, How to Blow $20 in Boulder, Public Art You Can’t See from a Car, and How does your town say ‘No Bicycles?’ [...]