Imagine your typical Mumford & Sons fan. Is he wearing a waist coat? Does he have a handlebar mustache? Does he ride a bike that he calls his velocipede? Of course, he does.
Are you in the market for a new bike? Well, Czech Republic bicycle manufacturer Superior Bikes claims to know just what ladies love when it comes to cycling, but it’s completely sexist! Their line of women’s downhill mountain bikes was, until yesterday, promoted in an offensive ad that undermines the female cycling…
Earlier today, Huffington Post ran an article called "How to Look Like a Lady While Riding a Bike," which offered advice (based on Instagram photos) on how to ride a bicycle AND look like a woman at the same time. Hahaha, I mean, CAN YOU IMAGINE?
Here is a heart-warming tale of how writing a very angry letter and taping it to a public amenity can restore your faith in the good of society. Some horrible bike thief stole the $700 bike of Olgi Freyre, a 19-year-old part-time student in Chicago, while she was at work, just trying to support herself.
The all-woman, mostly Latina Ovarian Psyco Cycles Brigade is "both an answer and a challenge to the aggressive male biking culture" in Los Angeles. Fuck yes.
This sweet little kitty sits on its owner's shoulders as they cruise around Philadelphia on a bicycle. Sure, it's cute now, but wait until we find out that the cat has been juicing the whole time.
Good job, Norman! But nobody's reallllly gonna be impressed until you're riding it around Manhattan.
"When I joined the force, I took an oath. Does that mean nothing to you?"
When it comes to the almighty penis vs. vagina square off (don't lie, you know you've been drawn into that argument before), men have quite a few trump cards: they can pee standing up, they don't bleed every month, and, uh, the religious right isn't fighting a war against their private parts. However, dudes need to…
What we have here is a silly '90s rap about bike safety. The tips are fairly obvious — "ride straight in a line," "don't swerve in front of cars," and "don't ride on handlebars!" And what's the most important rule of all? "Wear your helmet every single time you ride, strap it on, kids, wear your helmet with pride!"…
In this era of inside voices, Netflix Instant, and the infinite staying-in-excuses the Internet offers, some women are choosing instead to seek freedom and adventure outside, on the seat of a motorcycle. Yes, women are climbing onto hogs from coast to coast in record numbers, and not from the vantage point of sitting…
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!
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.
[Santa Monica, October 1. Image via Pacific Coast News Online.]
[London, August 31. Actress and model Kelly Brook, rides a bicycle as she poses for the photographer during a photo-op to publicize the upcoming London's Bicycle Ride. Image via AP]
As discussed, Vogue's "green" issue is more about cash than the environment. So even though Cammie Diaz is wearing organic cotton on the cover, the last page features a $5,900 bike with $975 "basket."
• According to a survey commissioned by Cycling England, 58% of English women don't ride their bike to work 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…