Oregon Bicycle Racing Association votes to retain controversial board member

December 9, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Screen grab of Save Women’s Sports article showing OBRA Board Member Inga Thompson at a rally in Washington D.C. The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) has decided that one of their board members accused of “pervasive transphobia” can remain on their board of directors. At-large OBRA board member and three-time Olympic cyclist Inga Thompson has …

Mandatory bicycle helmet laws are a terrible idea

November 10, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

A federal government agency is making a controversial recommendation to all 50 states that all bicyclists be required to wear helmets.   Mandatory bicycle helmet laws are a terrible idea.  Cycling as a form of recreation and transportation offers a myriad of benefits to the individual and the community as a whole.  An adult or child …

DA charges man with manslaughter, DUI, and reckless driving in crash that killed bicycle rider

July 1, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Charging document and probable cause affidavit. (PDF) The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has filed an indictment against Nicholas Martinez, the driver who struck and killed Lance Hart while he rode his bicycle on SE Flavel Street in the early morning hours of June 23rd. Martinez, who faced a judge at a hearing this morning, …

Brompton beater: The world’s lightest folding bicycle weighs under 6kg

June 30, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

The world’s lightest folding bicycle has been built by a talented engineer who wanted to take his mind off his health problems. And what a job he’s done. It’s no overstatement to describe Derek Cranage as a guru where folding bicycles are concerned. Not content with modifying a Brompton so that it weighs only 7.1kg, …

Ontario Bicycle Laws

June 19, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

ONTARIO BICYCLE LAWS It’s important to know your legal rights (and duties) when bicycling in Ontario. It is especially important after a bicycle accident (we call them bicycle “crashes” and explain why here). For any questions about the Province’s bike laws, or about your rights to the road, contact attorney Pat Brown directly. Right to …

How to Save & See the World Differently with Your Bicycle

March 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most people know how to ride a bike. They learned when they were kids.However, this doesn’t mean that they actually ride their bikes often. Most people take their cars for even the shortest trips.Just because people do it, though, doesn’t mean it’s the best idea.Biking provides you with a variety of benefits that driving just can’t.You …

How to Save & See the World Differently with Your Bicycle

March 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most people know how to ride a bike. They learned when they were kids.However, this doesn’t mean that they actually ride their bikes often. Most people take their cars for even the shortest trips.Just because people do it, though, doesn’t mean it’s the best idea.Biking provides you with a variety of benefits that driving just can’t.You …

How to Save & See the World Differently with Your Bicycle

March 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most people know how to ride a bike. They learned when they were kids.However, this doesn’t mean that they actually ride their bikes often. Most people take their cars for even the shortest trips.Just because people do it, though, doesn’t mean it’s the best idea.Biking provides you with a variety of benefits that driving just can’t.You …

How to Save & See the World Differently with Your Bicycle

March 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most people know how to ride a bike. They learned when they were kids.However, this doesn’t mean that they actually ride their bikes often. Most people take their cars for even the shortest trips.Just because people do it, though, doesn’t mean it’s the best idea.Biking provides you with a variety of benefits that driving just can’t.You …

How to Save & See the World Differently with Your Bicycle

March 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most people know how to ride a bike. They learned when they were kids.However, this doesn’t mean that they actually ride their bikes often. Most people take their cars for even the shortest trips.Just because people do it, though, doesn’t mean it’s the best idea.Biking provides you with a variety of benefits that driving just can’t.You …

Cyclone offers cycling soundtrack

January 8, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling can be better with music, but earphones make it harder to hear the traffic around you on the road. The Cyclone is a shock-proof speaker designed to fit inside a water bottle cage. A rechargeable battery provides up to six hours of continuous music playback and its Bluetooth connectivity works at a distance of …

Budget bike tour: 7 ways to do your next adventure on the cheap

August 2, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

In the UK, we love to go away for the summer. And naturally for cyclists, our favourite travel companions are on two wheels. One of the main perks of cycle touring is that it’s cheaper than your standard getaway. It’s also a great way to meet new people (cyclists or not) while discovering lesser-known sights …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …

9 Best Bicycle Tours in the Winter & Spring

November 19, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

Winter blues got you down? Don’t feel as up to biking when the temperature is below freezing? Can’t even bike since there’s so much snow and ice on the street? There’s an answer to your problem—go where it’s warm! Wouldn’t you love to follow the sun and get training again before a third of the …