I Came to a Fork in the Road

This post is a lightly edited version of my storytelling at the 2017 National Bike Summit. Pedal Love founder Melissa Balmer organized several members of the Pedal Love Culture & Lifestyle Council to tell stories for the opening plenary session under the theme “Bicycling Makes Lemonade: A Tall Glass of Storytelling.” This story begins when […]

Make Way for the Ladies: Women Pedal to the Forefront of the Bicycle Movement

Attending the Women’s Bicycling Summit September 2012 was a great experience: Hundreds of women energized and energizing and remaking the face of bicycling. And now we get to do it again! March 4 the National Women’s  Bicycling Forum features a member of Congress, an industry trailblazer, and the New York City Transportation Commissioner, among other […]

Hundreds of Women+Bicycling=Amazing Gathering: National Women’s Bicycling Summit

When women put something on the top of their agenda, the world transforms & the world unites. -@sujalowenthal #WBS12 #womenbike — Barb Chamberlain (@barbchamberlain) September 14, 2012 This shout-out for the National Women’s Bicycling Summit in Long Beach, California–co-hosted by the League of American Bicyclists and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals in partnership with Women […]

Seneca Falls Is in Long Beach this Year: National Women’s Bicycling Summit

If you read this blog you know it’s time: Time for as many women to be on bikes as men. Time for women to be represented equally in all aspects of the bicycle movement. Time for bike infrastructure, bike design, bike clothing, all to reflect the enormous potential to get women rolling. Time to register […]

We are Not the Enemy, Because there Isn’t One

This post sets up a bit of a debate with Bike Shop Girl’s latest in her “War with the Industry” series. Her title: We Are the Problem. The point her post makes: That the sport of cycling causes chaos and gets in people’s way and maybe cyclists shouldn’t expect to be able to do that. […]

It’s Still Time to Take Action and Contact Congress to Support Funding for Biking and Walking

It’s been a heavy week on Bike Style with pieces on street funding, the importance of transit, and engineering. We’ll soon return to the regularly scheduled programming with its mix of ride reports, cute gear, shopping, and other topics in addition to policy. But this is important. As recently discussed here, select members of the […]

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