Intersectional Feminism and Biking Video

Thanks to San Francisco Bicycle Coalition! Check out the video of the panel from January 24, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=KWPbxqMRyRA

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I ride…

I ride…   My bicycle is my car.  I ride for transportation. I ride to get places. I don’t race.  I don’t ally cat or kitten. I don’t century or week long bike camp. I don’t ride trails.  I don’t ride on roads without cars.  I can’t afford to ride for fun. I ride to... Continue Reading →

Hundreds protest after Iranian police arrest ‘un-Islamic’ women caught riding a bicycle

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/699375/protest-Iranian-town-ban-women-bicycle Hundreds protest after Iranian police arrest 'un-Islamic' women caught riding a bicycle EXTREME authorities in a conservative Iranian town have been hit with protests after they banned women from riding bicycles - because it "goes against Islam". By Oli Smith PUBLISHED: 16:08, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 | UPDATED: 16:08, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 Watch... Continue Reading →

Why Bicycle Justice Isn’t a White Guy in Spandex – via Yes! magazine

http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/why-bicycle-justice-isnt-a-white-guy-in-spandex-20160810  photo credit - Chinaka Hodge, http://chinakahodge.com/thickwitness/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/JennaSiaira.jpg Why Bicycle Justice Isn’t a White Guy in Spandex Well, it doesn’t have to be. People of color make up the fastest-growing demographic among cyclists, and everyone benefits. Elly Blue posted Aug 10, 2016 Jenna Burton moved to Oakland, California, in 2007. She was tired of the cost... Continue Reading →

It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color

http://www.spokemag.co/its-time-for-cycling-advocates-to-stop-ignoring-people-of-color/ It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color Jen Kinney June 19, 2016 Features, Issue 5, Uncategorized Leave a Comment Last year saw the occasion of an uncomfortable shakeup at the League of American Bicyclists, one of the most influential bike-focused lobbying groups in Washington, D.C. Anthropologist Adonia Lugo, who had... Continue Reading →

Traffic School for Ticketed Cyclists! Reduce those fines & learn to ride safe with Bike East Bay

https://bikeeastbay.org/BikeTrafficSchool#3   Bicycle Traffic School FAQ Bike East Bay, in partnership with the California Bicycle Coalition, helped pass the Bicycle Traffic School bill (AB 902) in 2015. This allows people ticketed for a vehicle code violation while bicycling in California to attend a class and have the fine reduced or removed. Below you can find answers to frequently asked... Continue Reading →

Phoenix’s Gruesome Graphic Novels Emphasize Bike Safety

http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/04/celebrate-bike-safety-with-phoenixs-incredibly-gruesome-comics/479874/ From The Atlantic CityLab Phoenix's Incredibly Gruesome Graphic Novels Emphasize Bike Safety “You can see his brain!" John Metcalfe @citycalfe Apr 26, 2016 42 Comments City of Phoenix A boy sits dazed, half his brain exposed; another screams “YEEE-ARGH!” while blood rushes from a gut wound. Are these previews of next season’s The Walking... Continue Reading →

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