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Hiking / Biking Redstone

CO - "We've been out exploring campgrounds and new bike areas this summer. One great new spot we discovered is Redstone Campground." more...

Fremont Adventure Recreation Grows

CO - "Within 15 minutes of hiking the Le View trail on the Royal Gorge Park Trails, hikers can see scenery that stretches on for miles." more

BeltLine Founder Turns Focus to Buford Highway

"The visionary behind the Atlanta BeltLine is setting his sights on Buford Highway as the very first project of a new urban planning nonprofit he created." more...

Jakarta, the City Where Nobody Wants to Walk

8/20/17

"Dita Wahyunita doesn't like walking the streets of the Indonesian capital." more

25 of the Most Influential Bicycles

"The bicycle celebrates its 200th birthday this summer. From the 1817 Draisienne to today's fat bikes, these are the bikes that have shaped how we ride." more...

Shuttered Subway Draws Huge Crowds

8/19/17

Cleveland, OH - "Thousands of people toured the shuttered subway on the lower level of the Veteran's Memorial Detroit Superior Bridge on Saturday." more...

Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

The South Mountains

8/19/17

NC - "...I also sat in quiet silence beside a waterfall, heard no sound other than that of the rushing water, and reconnected with a bit of my soul." more...

Juggernaut 3-Wheeled Cargo Bike

8/17/17

"Denver, Colorado's Juggernaut has developed a cargo bike built for 'hauling freight and pushing weight' as an "economic & environmental alternative" to driving a car." more...

Portlanders Cycling to view Total Eclipse

8/17/17

OR - "...Portland, unfortunately, will only experience 99.2 percent obscuration of the sun and not the whole deal, meaning there will be very strange shadows under trees..." more

Green Lake's Bike Trails Add to Area's Appeal

WI - "...We saw that there was such a need for great trails in our area..." more

36 Hours in Cincinnati

OH - "Cincinnati is experiencing a boom, especially in the Over-the-Rhine district where rich cultural offerings and breweries thrive." more

View the Solar Eclipse from a Great Rail Trail

"On Aug. 21, Americans will have an opportunity to take in the astral beauty of a total solar eclipse! Thanks to data provided by NASA and the National Park Service, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy was able to identify the most ideal course - and best rail-trails - across the nation to view this rare phenomenon." more...

Stunning Sights from New England Trail Mapping Trips

8/17/17

"Proud mountains, roaring seashores, tranquil lakes, forests with forget-me-not foliage, scrumptious chowders and wicked-awesome trails - yes, we're talking about New England..." more

Now You Can Cycle 'Big Sur Island,' a Car-Free Stretch

CA - "...A series of landslides have left a breathtaking stretch of the state's iconic Pacific Coast Highway almost completely cut off from mainland California, forming what locals are calling Big Sur Island..." more

6 Reasons Akron Should Be On Your Radar

8/16/17

Akron, OH - "If there were a contest for the Ohio city with the most unexpected history, Akron would win..." more

Rallying for the Rock Island Trail

8/15/17

MO - "...I'm just coming off of a trip to Jefferson City, Missouri, where I met dozens of people who live along the Rock Island rail corridor..." more

A Simple Stealthy Singlespeed E-Bike

8/15/17

"This customizable e-bike is available in 200 colors, gets up to 50 miles per charge, & weighs in at 33 pounds, yet costs just over $1000." more...

Neighborhood Bikeway Photos

8/14/17

"...there's a third type of low-stress bike infrastructure that is notoriously difficult to describe - right down to the name we use for it..." more

Understanding the Four Types of Cyclists

"...Geller suggested that Portland's [cycling] population could be categorized into the following four groups..." more

The Mailman Who Delivers by Bike

AFG - "...Deliveries are almost never simple in Kabul, Afghanistan, which has about five million people but few street names or addresses." more

Community, Policer Officer help Boy get New Bike

Albuquerque, NM - "Lynea Jauriqui walked out of her South Valley house on Friday to a peculiar sight: a boy riding a bike without any tires." more

Raccoons Use Hanging Bike Wheel as Swing

UK - "These guys are having trouble taking turns." more...

Why Doctors Support Bike Lanes

"Cycling is very effective in promoting good physical and mental health, and it's infrastructure like protected lanes that makes widespread bike use possible." more...

Ohio Nature Preserves

8/14/17

OH - "...have you ever heard much about the Division of Natural Areas & Preserves?" more...

Happenstance: Life on a Bike

Cycling with Kids in Portland

OR - "For me there is a real test as to whether a city or town is cycle friendly - can my two boys ride their bikes safely around it?.." more

Sign Makes Sense in Town that Doesn't

8/13/17

Durango, CO - "My son wants to ride his bike to Animas High School. So he showed me a photo of the sign directing northbound bicycle traffic how to turn west to go on U.S. Highway 160..." more

25 Best Bike Travel & Touring Documentaries

"Traveling by bicycle is one of the most adventurous and rewarding ways to explore the world..." more

Kids tackle Junior Tour de Naperville

IL - "Matthew Russo put on his helmet Saturday, the last step before taking off on his Star Wars bike to tackle the bike trail at Commissioners Park." more...

Top 10 Michigan Bike Trails

8/13/17

MI - "Mountain biking's popularity has grown during the past 25 years..." more

Eat, Sleep, Surf - Taiwan

Middle-Aged Men in Lycra

8/10/17

UK - "The British cycling boom of the last decade has brought a new creature onto the UK's roads..." more

10 Things I Learned From Racing an Ironman

"You can't swim, run, and bike 140.6 miles without learning a few lessons the hard way." more...

The Perfect Cycling City

8/9/17

"If you were building a city for bicycles from scratch, what would you include and leave out? In an edited excerpt from his new book Velotopia, Steven Fleming imagines a pedallers' paradise." more

Using Bicycling to help Manage ADHD

"Riding for Focus is based on the bike company's founder's experiences using biking to help clear his mind, an experience the company is now bringing to schools around the country." more

Creating a MTB Culture for Kids

WY - "It didn't take long for Stoney Blouse to find his niche in the Tetons." more...

Pampered Bike Racer Decides to Ride Across the Country

8/9/17

"A California cyclist puts her cushy life on hold..." more

Magnetic Bike Light Needs no Batteries

8/9/17

"There is a lot of controversy about what makes for safe bike riding, but one thing everyone agrees with: lights are important. Even during the day..." more

Folding E-Bike with 50-Mile Range

8/9/17

"... sales of e-bikes have been exploding in recent years and now Brompton - the makers of one of the nicest folding bikes out there - are entering the fray too." more...

World's Longest MTB Route Gets Longer

8/9/17

"...Now, nearing its 20th anniversary, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) is ready for an overhaul and an extension." more...

The Case Against Bike Bells

"Why bells aren't always the answer." more...

I Rode RAGBRAI to Honor my Lost Love

8/8/17

"Joined by our family and 10,000 strangers, I crossed Iowa and found the joy, challenge, and healing I needed." more...

10 Things You Should Carry on Every MTB Ride

"...We try to keep our riding bag as light as possible, while still carrying all the essentials." more...

Bike Enthusiast Opens Shop

8/8/17

"Josh Porter would tell you a day on a Mountain Bike is better than any day at the office..." more

Exploring the 41-Mile AT in Maryland

MD - "...For a taste of the AT - without having to quit your job - the 41 miles of trail through Maryland can be done in a long weekend..." more

ECO Cycle Parks your Bike in 13 Seconds

8/8/17

"It may not make economic sense to park bikes this way, but it sure is fun to watch." more...

Why Bikes are Better than Electric Cars in Cities

8/7/17

"...Focusing on switching from diesel and petrol vehicles to electric will most likely result in people simply changing the type of heavy box that they drive around our towns and cities in..." more

Headbadge Hunter

"Jeffrey Conner doesn't remember exactly how he acquired his first bicycle headbadge during a post-college gig as a bike mechanic in Seattle, but he does know it was an English-made, Rocket-brand badge someone had spray-painted blue..." more

Gazelle CityZen is a Sporty Step-Through E-Bike

8/7/17

"Together, the powerful mid-drive Bosch motor and 500Wh Li-ion battery pack promise quick acceleration and a range of up to 90 miles." more...

A Summer Jam West Art Spot

Columbus, OH - "...The 2017 mural is 95 feet of wild and crazy, painted along the Camp Chase Trail on the Hilltop. It's most easily accessed off of N. Sylvan, 200 feet to the east (towards downtown)." more...

Snow Lake Preserve

Geauga County, OH - " The natural beauty of Snow Lake and the surrounding expanse of virgin hardwood forest, sedge meadows and pristine wetlands has stayed relatively untouched for the past century..." more

Ireland's Longest Off-Road Cycling Route

8/7/17

IRE - "Greenways are inspiring a whole new wave of casual cyclists - with Waterford's stunning 46km trail just the latest example." more...

The Winnebiko from 1987

"...Well, what if I told you that I live full-time on a 220-pound recumbent, and am roughly 12,000 miles into a journey of unknown length?.." more...

Hocking Hills Offers Outdoor Activities

Hocking Hills State Park, OH - "...This summer, two new trails have opened for visitors, Whispering Cave and Hemlock Bridge Trail..." more

Bike Team Hits the Trails

GA - "There's a youth sport that begins in the fall, has the kids wearing helmets, and has them navigating on dirt and grass for long stretches of time." more...

Williamsburg Native goes Global on Bike

8/7/17

VA - "A friendly man with a long, white beard wearing a dirty, white Tilley hat is a familiar sight on the Lower Trail during the summer." more...

16 Things You Didn't Know About Sweat

"Stay cool and stink-free this summer with our primer on perspiration." more...

90-Second Bike Tour of Big Creek Reservation

Parma, OH - "The Big Creek Reservation connects neighborhoods with the Cleveland Metroparks perhaps more so than any reservation in the sprawling system." more...


Educator Biking across Michigan on Iron Belle Trail

8/4/17

MI - "Who says you never have to learn how to ride a bike a second time?" more...

Enjoying East Bay Trails on E-Bikes

8/4/17

Danville, CA - "Seated in an electric bike and coasting on the Iron Horse Trail, I discover the thrill of the throttle and hidden Harley-Davidson dudehood." more...

Why Do Rich People Love Endurance Sports?

"Participating in endurance sports requires two main things: lots of time and money..." more

The People Behind Red Bike

Cincinnati, OH - "...Meet the team that keeps Cincy Red Bike rolling along throughout the streets of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Launching in 2014 with 29 stations and 260 bikes, Red Bike now has 56 stations and 442 bikes making their way around town..." more

Compact Cargo E-Bike

"The new Tern GSD looks to be a perfect blend of electric and cargo bikes, as it can carry several passengers & a total of about 400 pounds, without being any longer than a standard bike." more...

AUS Gravel Road Racing 1940s - 1970s

"Long before the advent of tubeless tyres, electronic shifting, GPS navigation, power meters and now suspension - on gravel bikes - there were the hard men of road racing..." more...

How Minneapolis Became a Bike Mecca

MN - "Most people's first reaction to Minneapolis-Saint Paul is a shiver." more...

The Waterford Greenway: Not Just for Cyclists

IRE - "The newly reopened final 19km segment of the Waterford Greenway, from Kilmacthomas to Waterford city, is a joy to traverse on foot." more...

Expanding Colorado Bike Trails

CO - "Colorado was ranked the most physically active state in the country..." more...

Fall Bike Adventures

8/4/17

"Cooler temperatures and colorful scenery make autumn a pretty much perfect time for a bike ride." more...

You Belong with Us

Columbus, OH - "One of the great joys of increasing our organizational capacity is that we are finally in a position to better engage volunteers and support your leadership in Yay Bikes!.." more

Volunteers Maintain B&O Trail

8/1/17

Richland County, OH - "...As a member of the Mid-Ohio Bikers, Reynolds can normally be found pedaling his bicycle on the 18.4-mile trail, but other times he can be spotted clearing debris or mowing around the popular attraction." more...

Building a Social Scene Around a Bike Path

8/1/17

New Orleans, LA - "The 'crown jewel' of New Orleans' cycling network isn't just a way to get around town. It also promises a vibrant space to live, shop, and grab a drink." more...

Ride to a Quiet Beach

8/1/17

Portland, OR - "...We all know how Portland's 90-mile network of neighborhood greenways are great at getting us across town; but they can also help us get away from town." more...

Crossing Europe by Bike

"One in 2 Europeans are regular cyclists, so if you haven't booked your summer holiday yet, then maybe it's time to get on your bike!" more...

Secrets of an Oakland Super-Commuter

CA - "...The Bay Area has a very dense population, separated from most destinations by water. Everyone is in a hurry at commute time, distracted and late and completely self-centered..." more

MTB Racing Exploding in Popularity among High Schoolers

MN - "From 150 athletes in 2012 to more than 1,000 now, mountain bike racing is exploding as a prep sport." more...

Man falls in love with Riding his Recumbent

7/31/17

"Until summer 2016, Harry Schmidt hadn't been on a bicycle for years." more...

Beat the Heat with these Tricks

7/31/17

"...Here's how to ride - and survive - the heat wave..." more

90-Second Cleveland Towpath Tour

7/31/17

Cleveland, OH - "The Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks mixes nature, industry and history..." more

North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey Trail

7/31/17

Medora, ND - "For mountain bikers, North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all over to experience it." more...

The Exmoor Adventure

UK - "Trail Unknown ran its first guided mountain bike weekend in Exmoor and it totally rocked!.." more

More New Yorkers Opting for Life in the Bike Lane

7/30/17

NYC - "On one of Brooklyn's busier commuter streets, bicycles now outnumber cars." more...

I Lost 6 Stone Riding my Bike

UK - "When Matthew Falconer got back on his bike after a mountain biking trip in Cornwall it started a passion for cycling that has led him to ditch the car..." more

Landen Deerfield Mountain Bike Trail

Seaboard Trail Proves Popular

7/29/17

VA - "Cyclists, runners and others that exercise in their spare time have been taking advantage of one of Suffolk's growing amenities." more...

Review: Bicycling the Oregon Trail

7/29/17

"Don Weinell grew up in Louisiana, but his roots are Midwestern. He's always had a keen interest in history and also is a long-distance bicyclist." more...

How Not to Get Dropped When You Haven't Been Riding

"When he's not on tour, professional golfer Camilo Villegas loves to mix it up on pro-level group rides. Here's his advice on faking your way fast." more...

Keeping Busy While You're Recovering from an Injury

"Well, now you've done it. Overcooked a switchback, misjudged an off-camber turn, or just plain crashed - hard..." more

3-Day Eastern Oregon Adventure

OR - "Imagine following in the tracks of Oregon Trail pioneers and ancient dinosaurs from the perfect perch of your bicycle. Now imagine doing it in a weekend with all-inclusive support from one of Oregon's premier bike tour operators." more...

New High Rockies MTB Trail

CAN - "The 80-kilometre High Rockies Trail, in the works for years in Kananaskis County, is almost ready for families and experienced mountain bikers." more...

A Slower, Simpler, More Civilized Bicycle Culture

"As Copenhagen's Bicycle Program Manager, Andreas Rohl likes to point out, there are two types of cyclists in the world: militant cyclists and civil cyclists..." more

Milwaukee's Secret Park

WI - "A once-bustling lake resort has returned to nature along the undammed Milwaukee River Greenway." more...

The Golden Rule of Cycling

"A few weeks back I was riding solo early in the morning. It was still dark and there were only a few other riders and drivers on the road." more...

New Lake Link Trail a Wonderland in the Flats

7/29/17

Cleveland, OH - "...Those responsible for creating the trail have literally created a diamond from coal..." more

Random Acts of Kindness - One Rock at a Time

New Philadelphia, OH - "A movement to share random acts of kindness has spread across the county and taken root here in northeast Ohio." more...

Mountain Biking in the Shadow of the Matterhorn

7/28/17

"...Cervinia has been on the climbers, hikers and skiers' bucket list for a century or more. Now it's on the map for mountain bikers too, and justifiably so." more...

8 Scenic City Bike Rides in NYC

NY - "Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a total newb looking to break in your first set of wheels, New York City has a path for you..." more

The Art of Giving Good Bike Advice

7/27/17

"Giving cycling advice is an art form - here are some tips on how to make the most out of your good intentions." more...

The Oregon Timber Trail

OR - "...After a soft-launch back in March, the 668-mile backcountry mountain bike route is now fully mapped and all the resources you need to research and plan your trip can be found on the official website." more...

7 Thinks I Leaned in a Year of Road Riding

"Steve Williams reflects on rim brakes, Lycra, alloy frames and car drivers." more...

'Contador's Coach was my Drug Dealer'

"Landis explains why he was scared during his first Tour de France..." more...

Coach Conquers 3,000-Mile Trail

7/27/17

"After more than 30 years in the family business, Jeremy Bates needed to get away..." more

Why Professional Golfer Is Crazy About Cycling

7/26/17

"Some people say the 35-year-old would be better at his job if he didn't ride so much. Fortunately, he's too busy hammering to listen." more...

Cincy Based Meet-Up App

Cincinnati, OH - "Cincinnati-based app-maker Physi Inc. president Marty Boyer pedals a bicycle as one way to push community fitness - using the company's physical fitness buddy finder software." more...

7 Places to Ride Before They Change Forever

7/25/17

"Landslides. Beetle infestations. Wildfires. Searing temperatures. Many of the most beloved cycling spots in the US are already feeling the effects of climate change, but it's not too late to visit - or to take action to preserve them..." more

A Bike Fit Is Worth it For Everyone

"If you're doing anything more than riding a beach cruiser down the boardwalk at 5 mph, you should consider getting a bike fit..." more

I Stopped Apologizing on Rides, and This Is What Happened

7/25/17

"I apologize too much..." more

We Don't Need Bikes For Women

"In a move directly contrasting years of their own marketing, Specialized recently (and quietly) announced their departure from a womens-specific geometry platform..." more

'Aerowood' Road Bike

7/24/17

Portland, OR - "While there's been a bit of a shakeout since the artisan bike maker heyday of years past, Portland is still home to many great builders. One of them is hardwood bike specialist Renovo..." more

Think Roads Have Become More Dangerous for Cyclists? I Don't.

"Every time I come to Europe I am struck by how differently cyclists are treated here compared to the US..." more

What To Take Into Consideration When Getting a Bike Fit

"...There are many bike fitters who will put you on a bike by only looking at numbers, and they will not take into consideration your comfort, or the final wattage output you can perform on your bike..." more

Enthusiast Blazes Trails for Medina Biking

Medina, OH - "Mountain biking is a way of life for Ray Petro. more...

Explore America's Epic Railroad-Turned-Trail System

"Discover small towns, wildlife, bridges and tunnels on these railroad lines restored as bike paths." more...

Cedar Glades Trail System Offers Something for all Riders

AR - "...The park also sports an impressive trail system, consisting of in the neighborhood of 15 miles of paths winding through the 432-acre facility..." more

I Will Never Ride on the Road Again

"...First, I am not one of those mountain biker elitists that make fun of spandex wearing road bikers. I actually LOVE road biking..." more

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars

7/24/17

"Proponents of self-driving cars say they'll make the world safer, but autonomous vehicles need to predict what bicyclists are going to do. Now researchers say part of the answer is to have bikes feed information to cars." more...

Jersey Shore More Bike-Friendly than Philly

7/24/17

NJ - "You may be surprised to hear that the Jersey Shore is quickly becoming one of the premier spots in our region to ride your bike, either on a boardwalk or trail for fun, or on the street for transportation..." more

Timber Trail is Ready for Bikepackers

OR - "The Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 668-mile backcountry mountain bike route spanning Oregon's diverse landscapes from the California border to the Columbia River Gorge..." more

Getaway to the Devil's Slide Trail

7/23/17

Montara, CA - "Park ambassador Don Traeger walks with his dog Maverick during a media tour of the newly completed Devil's Slide Costal Trail in Montara, CA..." more

Avoid Heat Stress When You Ride

"...Heat stress occurs when high humidity, radiant heat from the sun and elevated air temperature combine to impede your body's ability to dissipate heat. It also places considerable demands on your body's physiological control mechanisms." more...

Hidden Gems of the Cleveland Metroparks

7/21/17

Cleveland, OH - "Many of us think about the Metroparks in terms of the water, the beaches, or trails." more...

WA to CA on Oregon's Largest Bike Trail

7/21/17

"Move over PCT - you can now traverse the entire state on a 668-mile single-track mountain bike trail." more...

The OttoLock

"Stronger than a cable lock, more convenient than a u-lock." more...

Bicycle Books: A Tour of the Best

7/21/17

"The author of The Bicycle Book on the literature no self-respecting bike fan should be without." more...

Everyone Should Wear Helmets

"Author Todd Babin wonders why there this obsession about cyclists and helmets. So do I." more...

How to Pass Properly on a Bike Path

"...there seems to be no universally accepted passing etiquette for cyclists. What's the best way to handle this?" more...

Trek Super Commuter+ 8S review

7/21/17

"I'm forever spoiled for other electric bikes. Sure, it only comes in one color (Viper Red), and it costs $5000, but this bike is Trek at its best." more...

What's the Least Stresfull Way to Commute?

"According to recent research, cycling to work can reduce your risk of early death by 40%. But if avoiding an early demise isn't enough to get you on a bike, there's also a more immediate benefit..." more

A Bucket-List Cycling Destination

Columbia - "With soaring mountains... the South American nation is one of the world's best places to ride." more...

Is it Safe to Bike to Work in L.A?

CA - "...'I love biking,' people tell me, 'but I would never ride in L.A. Isn't it dangerous?'" more...

Why I Choose to Tackle Really Long Rides by Myself

"Ultra-distance cyclist Lael Wilcox, winner of the Trans Am and Tour Divide, shares what drives her to spend so much time alone in the saddle." more...

Foundation to Fight Concussions for Cyclists

7/19/17

"In April during the Tour of the Gila, Chad Young died after a crash where he sustained massive head injuries..." more

The Great Brake Debate

"... The kind of brake you have is something that has dramatically changed in the last decade or so..." more

A Bike Ride Through Wright Brothers Territory

Dayton, OH - "They came up with some of their best ideas while cycling along Dayton's back roads, Orville on his new Columbia 'safety' bicycle (with two small wheels of equal size) and Wilbur on a more modest used model..." more

Ride Yourself Fit in 5 Easy Steps

"Your bike is the fitness trainer that pays you - instead of shelling out gym fees why not get on your bike..." more

The Copenhagen Wheel lives up to the Hype

7/18/17

"In which I get to put this long awaited drop-in e-bike conversion wheel through its paces, and find it to be electrifying." more...

The Ideal Cyclist

"The Ideal Cyclist always wears a helmet. He wears it when he's riding, when he's thinking about riding, and up to 10 minutes after he has finished riding..." more

How Railroad Track Crossing Crashes Happen

Pedaling from Portland to Hood River

OR - "One of the ways I fit cycling adventures into my life is to ride to places where I'm already planning to do something with my family. So, when we planned to meet some friends in Hood River on Sunday, I knew it was a golden opportunity." more...

The Cycle Path Comfort Measuring Bike

"Thierry Jimenez cycles with headphones on a bike festooned with cameras and other monitoring equipment, and he rides with a trailer that can measure the width, smoothness and all-round usefulness of cycle paths..." more

Jimmie Johnson Slow Rolling in Detroit

MI - "The NASCAR superstar joined the Slow Roll crew for a ride around downtown." more...

A Potential Harmful Side Effect of High Intensity Workouts

"Three years ago, Christina D'Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation." more...

6 Beautiful Bike & Train Trips

"Love bikes? Love trains? Why not combine the two into one awesome method of travel?" more...

Mountain to Meadow

MT - "...The Mountain to Meadow trail is designed for fast, smooth corners as it weaves through forest, meadows and across familiar ski runs from Big Sky Resort all the way down to Town Center." more...

A Guide to 650 miles of Trails and Outdoor Fun

NY - "...Until a few weeks ago, it wasn't easy for Finger Lakes residents to find new places to paddle, cycle, or hike. But a new website, GoFingerLakes.org, changes the game..." more

Best Trails in West Michigan

MI - "...Today, we are revealing the best hiking and biking paths in West Michigan." more...

Whistler Bike Park Creekside Trail Expansion

7/18/17

CAN - "After many years in the planning and approval process, crews from three different trail building companies finally broke ground on the much anticipated construction of fifteen kilometres of new trails in the Creekside Zone..." more

Black Forest Trail Backpacking Trip

7/17/17

PA - "If you've had the itch lately to get out there into the backcountry to try something that's definitely on the wild and adventurous side, well, I have just the ticket..." more

Amtrak + Bike Trip

Stand-up E-Big Wheels for Adults

7/14/17

"And for the young at heart, it's also capable of wheel stands and drifting." more...

The City That Tamed Cars

NED - "...Nijmegen, a small Dutch city, was never on my radar. But I found myself in town last month for the Velo-City 2017 conference, and it was a marvel." more...

Science Explains How Cycling Changes Your Brain

"Research has shown that incorporating cycling into your daily routine is not only healthy for your body, but also your brain!.." more

Tall Bikes Will Save The World

Biking the Hiawatha Trail

WA - "The Inland Northwest is home to countless outdoor activates for people to enjoy..." more...

A Slice of Harmony on the Bike Trail

7/13/17

MN - "I was in Preston, near the last leg of my journey on the Harmony - Preston State Trails, when I got my flat..." more

25 of the Most Influential Bicycles of All Time

7/13/17

"The bicycle celebrates its 200th birthday this summer. From the 1817 Draisienne to today's fat bikes, these are the bikes that have shaped how we ride." more...

Massachusetts' Cape Cod Rail Trail

MA - "Nestled in an iconic vacation destination about 75 miles down the coast from Boston, the flavor of the Cape Cod Rail Trail is pure summertime: sun-warmed beaches, sparkling waves, refreshing swimming holes and state park campsites nestled among the pines and oaks..." more

Bike Share Works with Local Artists

Pittsburgh, PA - "Healthy Ride is launching a small fleet of locally designed and crafted bicycles from five local artists in partnership with Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and PPG Paints." more...

A Good Guidebook makes the Difference

7/13/17

ME - "...A really good guidebook can make the difference between surviving and not surviving in the wilds of Maine..." more

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From the Bicycle

"The new episode of Pessimists Archive explores why many companies feared, hated, and resisted the bicycle..." more

Electric Motorbikes with Pedals

7/11/17

"Bump the throttle, spin the pedals, or both, on this electric bike that's halfway between bicycle and motorcycle." more...

Superpedestrian Recalls Copenhagen Wheel

"Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric bicycle conversion wheel and contact Superpedestrian to receive a free replacement electric bicycle conversion wheel, including shipping." more...

America On Two Wheels

"In 'Taming the Bicycle,' his 1884 essay about learning to ride a bike, Mark Twain described the way that cycling uncovers the secrets of a landscape..." more

We Need to Ditch All the Old Cliches About Bicyclists

"Bicycling is increasingly popular, but we still labor under the old prejudices that bikers are very well off or very poor. That ignores the big majority in the middle." more...

15 Kinds of Cyclists You'll See on Strava

"The way you share your rides with the world says more about you than you realize." more...

Neematic's Powerful 50 mph E-Bike

"Although many e-bike companies are choosing to build their models so that they seem more like traditional bicycles, some companies are breaking out of that mindset..." more

The Landscapes of Glacier National Park

7/11/17

MT - "Evergreens lined the mountain ridge , as if they had been deliberately painted there, and their scent filled my nose, as soon as I got off the train in East Glacier..." more

Theft Victim Showered with Support

7/10/17

Portland, OR - "What Portland bike thieves took away, our community is giving back." more...

Parking Vs. Bike-Share Spaces

NYC - "Watch New Yorkers swarm a Citi Bike station like mad ants while cars sit virtually idle across the street. more...

The Best Sunscreens for Cyclists

7/10/17

"Our experts tell you exactly what to look for, and recommend the the top sunscreens to protect you on any ride. Because skin cancer sucks worse than climbing." more...

Arbutus Greenway Proving Popular

7/10/17

CAN - "More than 2,000 cyclists and 700 pedestrians recently used the Arbutus Greenway over a 12-hour period, according to the city's latest count." more...

Woman Gives 'Life Lecture' to Bike Thief

7/10/17

UK - "A Glaswegian mother who handed out a hard-hitting 'life lecture' to a teenager caught with her son's stolen bike has been hailed a 'supermum.'" more...

10 Unique Historic Bicycles

"In celebration of the 200th birthday of the bicycle, we wanted to share some of the unique design manipulations that the bicycle has received over the years. Some of these are on display in museums, some you can still purchase and ride today..." more

What You Really Know About Bicycles

"About 94 percent of Americans know how to ride a bike. For some, it's a primary form of transport, for others an occasional diversion." more...

Guided Tour of Little Mountain

7/9/17

NE OH - "...Welcome to Little mountain: a pristine Northeast Ohio hidden gem whose rich diversity of habitats, species, geology and topography..." more

Biking through Buffalo

NY - "...with the abundance of trails/paths and my proximity to a slew of them, I'm now putting hundreds of miles on my 1965 Sears Spaceliner." more...

Focus adds Motors to Performance Road Bikes

7/7/17

"The new e-bikes, called Project Y, each have a 250-watt motor and battery that is almost invisible." more...

Caught on Camera

"Cyclists have long claimed America's roads are unsafe. Thanks to the likes of GoPro, now there's proof. Is it making a difference?" more...

Syrian Refugee Finds Sanctuary in Cycling

7/7/17

"When his dreams are shattered by the brutal civil war in Syria, a promising young bike racer pins his future on an unfamiliar land." more...

Cyclists are taking over the Office Car Park

UK - "In the centre of Glasgow something rare is happening. A large office development is being planned without in-built parking - at least, not parking for petrol or diesel cars." more...

Duck River attracts Trail Enthusiasts

AL - "Most of the Duck River reservoir's nature trail is open, and the full trail may be opening soon." more...

Greenway Sunflower Display

7/7/17

Raleigh, NC - "Those who frequent the Neuse River Greenway Trail may be in for a surprise this weekend - thousands of radiant sunflowers along the path are in bloom. But as beautiful as they are, there is a purpose behind their presence." more...

On Your Bike, Watch Out for the Air

7/6/17

"...Unlike most people who bike to work, the 42-year-old assistant professor of environmental health wears sensors that monitor how much air he breathes in during the trip along with air pollution levels along his route." more...

When Freedom's Just Another Word for "Get Out of My Way"

"Over a recent vacation, I picked up Laura Everett's new book, Holy Spokes, a meditation on the spiritual aspects of urban bicycling, which, it turns out, extend beyond praying for one's life and calling down the wrath of God on that dude who cut you off." more...

The E-Bikes of Sunday River

7/6/17

ME - "...his year, Sunday River has added eight new e-bikes to their existing fleet of rental bikes, making a bike ride on the mountain trails more accessible than ever." more...

Seven Bicycle Infrastructure Wonders of Portland

7/5/17

OR - "Here is my list, in no particular order." more...

Schuylkill River Trail

PA - "There may be no more classic Philadelphia bike ride than the 8.5-mile loop along the Schuylkill River Trail (pronounced 'Skoo-kle,' for those looking to avoid a common visitor faux pas). If you don't believe us, just ask 10 Best, who named it the #1 urban bike trail in the US in 2015." more...

Hiking a slice of the Appalachian Trail

7/5/17

Bluemont, VA - "The slender young man with the chestnut tan and half-moon smile stepped back from the woodland path to let all 11 of us pass. One cordial greeting followed another." more...

Duluth: A Trail Destination

7/5/17

MN - "...Riding my fat bike, I pass climbing instructors as they gather rope for a daily summer lesson where they teach youths to scale the dynamite-blasted rocks..." more

Understanding E-MTB Leadership

UK - "With the pedal-assisted bikes proving to be the fastest growing sector of UK cycle sales, the question is when (not if) MTB leaders will see an e-MTB rider in one of their groups..." more

Driving Cars to Ride Bikes

7/4/17

"Somewhere along the line, I forgot about my local trails." more...

In the Driver's Seat

Sacramento, CA - "James Corless has been called 'a world-class visionary and leader' in transportation, land use and creative urban planning by Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan..." more

Buenos Aires is Thinking about Sustainable Transport

ARG - "...The Argentine capital has been on the leading edge of several transport innovations, such as bikeshare systems, bus-rapid transit and turning streets over to pedestrians..." more

How Google Maps Knows when there's Traffic

"...how is Google able to accurately monitor all of these cars? The answer may creep you out." more...

Relearning how to Share Trail Space

7/4/17

Snowmass Village, CO - "...As a trails manager, I've struggled to figure out how to reach users, to respect each other and natural resources..." more

The Spirit of Columbus

Columbus, OH - "...I was so thrilled in 2015 when Yay Bikes! was invited to take over Bike the Cbus, Columbus' annual neighborhood bike ride event. Now in its 10th year, Bike the Cbus is a shining example of all that makes this city exceptional..." more

Adventure & Mountain Biking in Manawatu

7/3/17

NZ - "Large-scale events and linking with a national network of mountainbike trails are key points of a plan to keep growing the tourism industry Manawatu and Whanganui." more...

A Different Type of Greenway Binds this Community

7/3/17

IL - "...Over the last 30 years, the Western Avenue Greenway Project has purchased run down properties and gradually converted six city blocks into a linear, park-like setting." more...

How helpful is Google Home in Planning a Bike Trip?

7/3/17

"...When I asked which bike would work best on a gravel trail, the Assistant didn't know. None of these questions worked, either..." more

Rahel's Yay Bikes! Journey

Columbus, OH - "As someone who works in the environmental field, sustainability-related concerns are paramount to Rahel Babb..." more

Healing Rides

IL - "...We are looking forward to watching so many elderly and disabled enjoy fresh air and sunshine in a way they never imagined..." more

East Fork State Park MTB Trails

Why I Don't Have an E-Assist

"For years I've joked my way out of answering why I don't have an e-assist..." more

Biking with a Broken Foot

"I broke my foot two and a half weeks ago. I was rescuing a kitten from a burning tree and was attacked by a wolf who clamped onto my right foot and wouldn't let go..." more

The Great Trail in Canada

CAN - "...The nearly 15,000-mile route, formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail, touches each of the country's 13 provinces and territories, and links three oceans..." more

The Minnesota Northwoods is a Hiker's Paradise

MN - "...You can tramp through the big woods, stroll down a backwoods lane, walk along the shoreline or even hike a trail that connects three states." more...

Cyclists Increasingly Facing Drugged Drivers

Cincinnati, OH - "A sure sign the opioid epidemic is getting worse is when Greater Cincinnati cyclists start seeing evidence of drugged drivers every two to three days..." more

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