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

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…