Author Elly Blue Is Here To Answer Questions About Women and Biking

The cycling movement in this country is gaining momentum, yet it's still predominantly male. So how do we get more women on bikes, and help females to feel more comfortable riding for transportation in their daily lives? Author Elly Blue is joining us today to talk about women and bikes. » 5/21/14 2:41pm 5/21/14 2:41pm

Woman's Angry Note to Bike Thief Catches Attention of Good Samaritan

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. » 10/31/13 6:00pm 10/31/13 6:00pm

Bicycling May Be Bad for Your Vagina

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… » 4/02/12 10:25am 4/02/12 10:25am

All The Bike Safety Tips A Kid Could Need, In Convenient Rap Form

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!"… » 10/07/11 4:15pm 10/07/11 4:15pm

Women Increasingly Buying Motorcycles, Starring in Freedom-Themed…

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… » 9/25/11 4:50pm 9/25/11 4:50pm

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…