Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

February 2, 2011
by julie
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Thoughts on Bikeway Planning

Regular readers of this site will know that I can be a bit of a crank about certain types of bicycle facilities: Signage alone doesn’t make a route ‘bicycle-friendly.’ Paint jobs sometimes just indicate what the knowledgeable already know. Bike … Continue reading

January 28, 2011
by julie
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Education & Children’s Cycling Behavior

Via the League of American Bicyclists’ LCI group, I recently learned of this study from the UK that examines the impact of a cycling training program on the bicycling behavior and perceptions of children who have gone through the program. … Continue reading

October 1, 2009
by julie
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Boosting Urban Bicycling

This month’s Scientific American has a very interesting article on how to boost urban bicycling. Their conclusion? Figure out what will get more women on bicycles! The articles references comparisons between male/female bicycle trip ratios in the US (2:1) and … Continue reading