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Romancing the bike: The seduction of pedal-powered transport

By Christine Grant Why don’t Americans ride like the rest of the world? We don’t understand what other countries do: Biking isn’t just good for you, it’s fun, easy, and good for your love life.
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Pedal Power: Charge Gadgets by Riding Your Bike

Society & Culture : Good Blog (last year)

Here's a little more incentive to ride your bike to work everyday: now it can help charge your phone. As you pedal, a newly-designed tiny generator on your back wheel can capture some of your kinetic energy, and put it to work charg... Read Post

Riding High: 30 Outrageous Bike Mods

Society & Culture : WebUrbanist (3 years ago)

The green revolution would be a lot easier if everyone rode a bike. One way to get more people to start traveling via pedal power is to add a little creativity to an otherwise mundane form of transport. (Images via buzzfeed, geekolo... Read Post

Today in Gender Gaps: Biking

Issues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX (yesterday)

Elizabeth Plank at Mic took to the bike paths of New York City to investigate the "huge and under-reported" gender gap in, of all things, bicycle-riding. Turns out way more men ride bikes than women: "In the U.S., 1 woman for every ... Read Post


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