Need to borrow a bike tool?!

Did you know that you can check out bicycle tools just like books at the Oakland Public Library? With your Oakland Public Library card and a few other qualifiers - you can rent out the bike tools you don't have or don't wish to buy from the Tool Lending Library right next to  the Temescal... Continue Reading →

New 4th Era of Bicycling: The Mobile Evolution Has Begun

New 4th Era of Bicycling: The Mobile Evolution Has Begun Cycling Industry Gets More Mobile -Image by: http://cycle-tech.myeweb.net/   It has been mentioned several times that we are approaching the fourth era of bicycling industry.[1]  The bike industry is indeed entering in a new evolution; one full of eBikes, workshops, deliver, specialty service and convenience... Continue Reading →

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 →

From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast’s Dream Trek – via Colorlines

Original Post - http://www.colorlines.com/content/nola-africatown-black-bike-enthusiasts-dream-trek Skip to main content Published by From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast's Dream Trek To celebrate the self-determination of the Black South, women-owned adventure company Black Freedom Outfitters led a three-day journey from New Orleans to AfricaTown, Alabama. Ride along. I'm Paris Hatcher, a Black queer feminist organizer, strategist—and bike magician. I co-created... Continue Reading →

The Red Bicycle

The Red Bicycle   Written by Jude Isabella Illustrated by Simone Shin Series: CitizenKid   In this unique nonfiction picture book, the main character is a bicycle that starts its life like so many bicycles in North America, being owned and ridden by a young boy. The boy, Leo, treasures his bicycle so much he... Continue Reading →

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