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The Confederate Battle Flag Must Come Down

Background Reading Why the Confederate Banner Must Come Down | BillMoyers.com (PDF) What you should know about the Confederate flag’s evolution – LA Times (PDF) Summary Bill Moyers Journal: Douglas Blackmon from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. TakeAways There is another flag/symbol that needs […]

13 people were shot, two fatally, in the South and Southwest Side late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Flickr/diversey13 people were shot, two fatally, in the South and Southwest Side late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Flickr/diversey

Cycling Continues to Amaze with Rapid Approach to Equity

Background Reading Man Uses Bicycle in Drive-By Shooting, Injures Two – Auburn Gresham – DNAinfo.com Chicago (PDF) Summary TakeAways It’s a proud day when you see your fledging mode of transportation join the ranks of the ‘evil motor vehicle‘ as yet […]

Supervisor John Avalos, left, wants SFPD to make ticketing cyclists who safely roll through stop signs the lowest law enforcement priority. (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition )Supervisor John Avalos, left, wants SFPD to make ticketing cyclists who safely roll through stop signs the lowest law enforcement priority. (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition )

Rewarding ‘Bad Behavior’ In San Francisco with Laxer Laws

Background Reading S.F. Proposal Would Make Citing Cyclists Who Roll Through Stop Signs a Low Priority | News Fix | KQED News (PDF) Why We Support a Bike Yield Law for San Francisco – San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (PDF) Summary TakeAways Isn’t […]

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CUBE : Chicagoland Recumbent Exposition

Background Reading ‘BentRider Online» Blog Archive » Chicagoland Unconventional Bicycle Expo Announced (PDF) Summary Looks like there will be another trade show catering to recumbents and our “unique” human powered brethren this year! From CUBE Press Release… We invite you to […]

From top left, clockwise: Andrew Patterson, Patrick Moran, Carter Coates and Michael Kralis are charged in the brutal attack and robbery of a 20-year-old man in Wicker Park Chicago PoliceFrom top left, clockwise: Andrew Patterson, Patrick Moran, Carter Coates and Michael Kralis are charged in the brutal attack and robbery of a 20-year-old man in Wicker Park Chicago Police

[Updated] More Than Meets The Eye…

Background Reading Honor Students Thought They Were Recovering ‘Stolen’ Bike in Theft, Beating – Wicker Park – DNAinfo.com Chicago (PDF) Honor Students Thought They Were Recovering ‘Stolen’ Bike in Theft, Beating – Wicker Park – DNAinfo.com Chicago (Updated – PDF) Summary TakeAways […]

“I don’t think the e-bike is for old people” is this girl’s sensible response to the rather leading question from the reporter of RTL-news.“I don’t think the e-bike is for old people” is this girl’s sensible response to the rather leading question from the reporter of RTL-news.

Help Is On The Way For America’s Male Bicycle Commuters

Background Reading E-bikes embraced by ever more people | BICYCLE DUTCH (PDF) Summary TakeAways e-bike-for-students from BicycleDutch on Vimeo. You’ve seen them everywhere blathering about the benefits of cycling. These overweight middle-aged men suffer from mustaches that sag even more than […]

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One Step Closer To Meaningful Bicycle Commuting

Background Reading VeloMetro to launch the first VeloCar-sharing program in Vancouver | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building (PDF) Summary TakeAways Despite all the ‘happy talk‘ from Chicago’s Urban Cycling Community they keep themselves going during the coldest, […]