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Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

April 27, 2012
by julie
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Physics, the Law & Tragedy

Another cyclist fatality is in the news, this time in the suburbs, where a 17-year-old was hit by a car when leaving church. As usual, the news coverage has been very conscientious about making sure we know the helmet status … Continue reading

April 17, 2012
by julie

Cycling’s Demand Generation Problem

Bicycling. It’s neat, right? Those who do it like it. But how do you convince those who aren’t doing it to do it more? That’s the key demand generation problem facing cycling right now. And it’s a filthy thing, but … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
by julie

Women & Children on Bikes: Perspective

After the Women’s Cycling Forum on Wednesday, I posted about how some of the messaging made me rantier and more cranky than usual. There have been posts from people who attended who summarize some of the positive stuff said there, … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
by julie

Women on Bikes: Seriously?

As part of this year’s National Bike Summit, there was an afternoon Women’s Cycling Forum. The promotional description was quasi-promising: Women still cycle at much lower rates than men in the United States — making up just 24 percent of … Continue reading

March 17, 2012
by julie
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Minnesota Bike Summit: Late Coverage

I realize I haven’t said much about the Bike Summit here at Ride Boldly! Which, let’s get down to it: It’s been bloody nice. I’ve been working something that semi-resembles a normal job during human hours. One that requires the … Continue reading