Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

January 24, 2014
by julie
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Bike Lanes in Winter

Witness: The struggle that is a bike lane in winter, via these (poor) images, taken from inside a car. That glacier is the bike lane. Now, certainly, over the railing is a well-cleared sidewalk. It is an option. It’s actually … Continue reading

January 6, 2012
by julie

Copenhagenize on Winter Cycling: Right, Yet Not Entirely

The excellent Copehnagenize has an excellent post on how most posts on cycling in winter complicate the issue and emphasize subculture instead of mainstreaming the notion. They both have a point, and miss one, in my opinion. It’s a very … Continue reading

January 3, 2012
by julie

Invisible Cyclists Are Invisible

So, here we are. Minneapolis gets recognition and awards for its bike culture. Bicyclists, woo! And once again, the new year highlights that there is a very real differentiator between “bicyclists” and “people who bike.” This differentiator can be fatal, … Continue reading

February 7, 2011
by julie
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Minnesota Bicycle Events: Week of February 7

There’s a number of opportunities this week to get involved in bicycle advocacy, or learn new cycling skills. Some events from our Minnesota Bicycle Event calendar for the week include: 2/7: Complete Streets workshop for the upcoming Snelling Avenue (St. … Continue reading