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The Washington Post's op-ed policy continues to devolve toward idiocy and farce. They still publish Charles Krauthammer, whose opinions on war and foreign policy have proven wrong time after time. ...
by this is only a test
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I'm 48, I'm almost 300 pounds, and I'm riding my new bicycle every day to the commuter rail train station. Granted, I'm 5'9" so my weight isn't as much of an exercise detriment as it could be. I'm ...
by cordgrass
Comment Count 149 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 09:02 AM PDT with 249 Recommends
It's Friday and I want an Elf! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
So, yes, I signed up for an annual membership in the NYC Citibike bike share program. As a jingoistic native of the greatest city on planet Earth, I am not worried that we are going to turn into ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 02:57 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
If not in NYC you might not have heard the news, but New York City has a bike share program at long last! The bikes are sturdy, with adjustable seats and are firmly locked in stations all over ...
by futurebird
Comment Count 204 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Commuting by bike is easier than you might imagine. It does take some preparation and some planning, especially if work is a long way from home. A couple months ago, I offered some thoughts on the ...
by this is only a test
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:27 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There's a new breed of 'bicycle' sweeping the world, and the West is ill prepared, legally, for their invasion.
by My EV World
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 06:34 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
At last some relief from the sultry stifling days of summer! Soon fall will be upon us again and we will be involved in harvest activities, even though harvest these days are more of a ritual than ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 06:42 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today is the last day of National Bike Month. The Sierra Club was honored to join with the League of American Bicyclists and the National Council of La Raza in promoting biking as a green ...
by Ann Mesnikoff
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 31, 2012 at 02:41 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
In San Francisco we celebrated Bike to Work Day last week, but so many people are riding their bikes to work here that every day seems like Bike to Work Day. Bicycle ridership is up by 72 percent in ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 14, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A two part diary -- some links to photos up top on the pedal-powered fun at yesterday's Kinetic Sculpture Race in Baltimore MD, and some (hopefully) pragmatic, ideas about reducing CO2 emissions (...
by this is only a test
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 12:53 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
2 months ago, I got up very early to go to what I believe is the best bakery in the Boston area. It's tiny, and they bake artisan breads, flaky butter croissants,...delicious and inventive special ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 11:18 AM PST with 86 Recommends
More than a year ago I realized I was talking shit, about how public transportation was wonderful. About this or that. How I didn't need a car. I realized I still got in my car a lot. I told myself ...
by webranding
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 02:29 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Thanks to the great folks at ...
by blueyedace2
Comment Count 108 comments on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 02:23 PM PST with 44 Recommends
by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 08:29 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It's not often that politics and one of my other big hobbies, cycling, intersect. But they just did in Colorado. ...
by kos
Comment Count 166 comments on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 05:26 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I’m hoping that the current Gulf disaster encourages many more people to grab a bike and help cut our dependence on oil.
by CheckRaise
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed May 26, 2010 at 12:23 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
For years, the Hasidic Jews in part of Brooklyn have complained that the new bike lanes in their neighborhood ...
by futurebird
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat May 22, 2010 at 09:40 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Is this the most pressing issue in feminism? No. Is it interesting or illustrative of how sexism works? Maybe. It is annoying? YES.
by futurebird
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 13, 2010 at 03:37 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Last week was another great week to ride to work. Actually, it wasn’t, technically speaking. It was freezing Thursday and Friday with a lot of wind. And some heavy rain mid-week. But that ...
by this is only a test
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 05:14 PM PST with 12 Recommends