Nurse Kaci Hickox Still Won't Take No Quarantine, Goes For a Bike Ride

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… » 10/30/14 12:30pm 10/30/14 12:30pm

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

Tour de France officials have revealed that they've "discussed" adding an equivalent women's event to the yearly biking race, reports Bloomberg. This news comes a few weeks after a group of competitive female cyclists started a petition, which now has almost 70,000 signatures. » 7/22/13 6:40pm 7/22/13 6:40pm

The Time I Was Reprimanded by Ryan (Fucking) Gosling [Updated]

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. » 5/22/12 4:00pm 5/22/12 4:00pm

Mom Bikes To Hospital During Labor

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." » 1/10/11 4:15pm 1/10/11 4:15pm

Of Hipsters And Hasids: Female-Flesh Politics

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. » 4/14/10 1:00pm 4/14/10 1:00pm

Conde Cutbacks Force Self Editor To Exercise

Due to budget cuts, Photoshop-defending Self editor Lucy Danziger is now biking to work — in Tory Burch. Expect new features on using unsold magazines as free weights, and how laying off employees is great for the glutes. [NYT] » 10/26/09 10:20am 10/26/09 10:20am

Gennifer Moss, a woman notorious in Ashland, Oregon » 9/23/08 12:40pm 9/23/08 12:40pm for skating and biking around the 'burg in the buff, was asked to after construction workers complained about her to the police. (Apparently, in Oregon, gallivanting around while nude is protected as free speech, and the construction workers come from a different…

Hey Ladies, Let's Talk About Our Cycles

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… » 5/22/08 5:00pm 5/22/08 5:00pm