Women in Stock Images Don't Know How to Ride Bikes

If you spend a lot of your day combing through stock photos, you start to see trends. One trend I've recently noticed: None of the women represented in stock images knows how to ride a bike. » 4/11/14 2:45pm 4/11/14 2:45pm

Study Finds Racial, Gender Disparities in Helmet Use Among Kids

Bike helmets are, for bike-wielding kids with only a rudimentary understanding of their own motor skills, a necessary form of public humiliation Even really sleek, Tron-looking bike helmets are humiliating (and uncomfortable) to strap on, and, for a kid with a bike, the first true act of childhood rebellion is… » 10/26/13 3:00pm 10/26/13 3:00pm

Saudi Arabia Lets Women Ride Bikes for Funzies

Yay! Bitches can ride motorcycles in Saudi Arabia now, because the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban on women driving motorcycles and bikes. The new religious laws allow for women to ride these two-wheelers in parks and "recreational areas," but still requires them to wear a full, head-to-toe abaya while… » 4/02/13 6:45pm 4/02/13 6:45pm

'Hipster-Ass Hipster Bike for Hipsters' Promises You a Wild Ride

Are you in the market for a super hipstery bike that you can probably barter for? Of course you are! This ad features the bike of your dreams but I'd hurry — I can't imagine that a gem like this has a very long craigslist shelf-life. » 3/12/12 12:30pm 3/12/12 12:30pm

Ladies Who Ride Bikes Should Never Forget They Could Be Cleaning Instead

The tough leather jacket in this ad for Huffy Bikes reads, "Eat My Dust Bunnies." It's one in a series of "Moms On Bikes" ads; the other reads, "Rebel Without A Minivan." Cleaning and carpooling: What women are all about! » 3/18/11 3:41pm 3/18/11 3:41pm

Badass Biker Chicks Join The Circus

[Monaco, January 25: Members of the Chinese troupe Dalian perform during the awards ceremony of the 35th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival. Image via AP.] » 1/26/11 2:58pm 1/26/11 2:58pm

Thong Bike-Seat Covers. Yes.

Insert some joke about how mom always said to wear clean underwear in case of an accident... These seat covers were a promotion by an Amsterdam lingerie store; they should stay clean for at least one commando ride. » 10/12/10 6:17pm 10/12/10 6:17pm

London's New Bike System Makes Us A Little Jealous

[London, July 30: A woman enjoys the new bike-rental system. It is hoped that the flagship cycling scheme will help build on the growth in cycle journeys taken on London's major roads. Image via Getty.] » 7/30/10 1:15pm 7/30/10 1:15pm

A Woman Without A Vagina Bicycle Seat Cover Is Like...

The Vah-Genie, a crocheted vagina bicycle seat cover sells on Etsy for only $45. There's a bonus — the creator notes, "So far, I have had no reports of cover theft from users." [Regretsy via TresSugar] » 6/03/10 3:40pm 6/03/10 3:40pm

Women Avoid Cycling Due To "Helmet Hair" • Ex-Mormon Gives $1M To…

• According to a survey commissioned by Cycling England, 58% of English women don't ride their bike to work » 9/19/08 5:40pm 9/19/08 5:40pm because they don't want to arrive sweaty and 27% avoid riding because they don't want "helmet hair." • On Thursday, Tennessee State University gave degrees to 10 black students (3 of them posthumously) that the…