Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

March 8, 2011
by julie
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Women & Bicycles

On this International Women’s Day, I thought I’d address one of the skeletons in the room when we discuss bicycle-friendly infrastructure and the interested-but-hesitant cyclist: A pretty good portion of that 60% is female. Data suggests that men outnumber women … Continue reading

February 5, 2011
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Swedish Bicycle Education

The Swedes are good for more than just delish meatballs, lingonberries, and glögg. Club Global has published a manual from their “Cycling for Everyone” program. It’s available in both English and Swedish. Much like the League of American Bicyclists’ Traffic … Continue reading

June 9, 2010
by julie
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Cycling Classes for Women

Women and girls have traditionally been underrepresented among cyclists – recreationally and as bicycle commuters. There are a lot of reasons for this, including the traditional role of female as caregiver. Trailers aside, heavy use of a bicycle is a … Continue reading