Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

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

April 12, 2012
by julie
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Minneapolis Family Bike Rodeo Alert!

In today’s moment of blatant self-interest, I direct your attention to this weekend’s Artcrank grand opening. As part of the festivities, the bike-friendly folk at Clockwork Active Media Systems are hosting a pre-party for families and kids. Part of the … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by julie
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St. Paul Approves Jefferson Avenue Bikeway (Finally)

After another fine round of hand-wringing, the St. Paul City Council approved the Jefferson Avenue bike boulevard. This has been a victory for… well, let’s be honest here. Absolutely no one. It took four years, hundreds of traffic engineer hours, … Continue reading

January 28, 2012
by julie
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Advocates, Advocate. Harder.

I’ve been on a wee bit of a spree lately about the continual state of Defcon 11 every time there is federal hiccuping about restricting funds for Transportation Enhancements, or cutting Safe Routes to Schools, or classifying bicycles as vegetables … Continue reading