Everyone loves nurses, right? WRONG. Everyone loves nurses until they're like, "Wait, actually, I think for no scientific reason that you definitely have Ebola, so please sit alone for like three weeks with only your probably-not-Ebola-infected pet, an endless supply of ChexMix and your dwindling Netflix queue for…
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.
Editor's note: We were misinformed regarding the nature of Michael Murray's story. It is fiction — maybe some weird genre of anti-Gosling fanfic? We don't even know, but we sure as hell regret the error.
After going into labor, 41-year-old Susie Weber bicycled one mile to a Wisconsin hospital. Weber had already biked to 10 of her prenatal appointments and says, "[I] enjoyed every minute of the ride, even when I was having a contraction."
George Bliss, who owns Hudson Urban Bikes in a posh part of New York City says of women: "They are my best customers."
A young woman in shorts, biking down a city-designated lane. Liberated enthusiast of a healthy, environmentally-friendly transportation — or flagrant hussy? Well, it's complicated.
Over on Salon, Rachel Shukert is writing about bicycles. "A bicycle is a perfect machine: simple, elegant and efficient. It does exactly what it needs to do, whenever it needs to do it," she writes. And "there's a convincing case… that the bicycle advanced the cause of women's liberation more than any other inanimate…