Category Archives: Posts from other blogs

How and Why to Advocate (Baby-steps!)

You are a shining example of a cyclist.  You care about your health, your safety on the road, and you care about your bike.  Doesn’t riding your bike feel great?  Do you ever feel the urge to get other people … Continue reading

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Cycle Chic Discussion

Cycle chic is an interesting cultural phenomenon.  If you are unfamiliar with the movement that was launched by a blog, Cycle Chic, by a photographer named Mikael Colville-Andersen. The concept has since been picked up as a buzzword for fashionable people … Continue reading

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The “New Woman” and Her Bicycle

The main figure in this image is presented in masculine dress, with a mannish face.  I think the rest of the images are poking fun- look at these women getting around independently and using simple machines to be more efficient … Continue reading

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Driver Privilege Checklist

In response to the death of a cyclist in her city, Toronto-based blogger Kristin Mueller-Heaslip, wrote a post on the “Driver Privilege Checklist.”  In spite of the sadness I feel because this was written in response to a cyclist that … Continue reading

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Crazy bike lady? Not.

Angela Keegan Benson is the Assistant News Director at WCCO-TV and a mother of two. On August 1, 2011 she began her quest to live one full year as a bike commuter. Follow along as she figures out how to … Continue reading

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Feminist Hulk

I love feministhulk. 140 CHARACTERS OF FEMINISM, YOGA, TEA, JUDITH BUTLER, COOKING, BIKES, GENDER, AND HEGEMONY-SMASHING GOODNESS! I don’t follow Twitter, so I subscribe to this on my RSS feed (Google Reader is one example of this) and the updates … Continue reading

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10,000 hours

Wise words from Brown Girl in the Lane. She asks, if 10,000 hours spent on an activity makes one an expert, what does a cycling expert look like? At her conservative  estimate of 10,000+ hours in the saddle, here are … Continue reading

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