Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

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

July 12, 2011
by julie
Comments Off on Minneapolis: Where Women Ride More

Minneapolis: Where Women Ride More

I’ve written previously about the issues involved in putting more women on bikes. There are many theories and studies indicating why women typically represent a fraction of the cycling population, but most of the findings make sense — from a … Continue reading

March 12, 2011
by julie

Stuff I Dug This Week

A few articles of interest from around Ze Interwebz this week for your weekend enjoyment: EXTRA! EXTRA! MONEY WASTED ON EXTRAVAGANT HIGHWAY PROJECT! — Getting Around Minneapolis takes a look at the new Rice Street interchange at MN36 in Roseville … Continue reading