Momentum Mag - smart living by bike Momentum Mag is an independent media company that promotes, encourages and inspires smart living by bike. en-us Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:59:30 GMT 4 Fun Balance Bikes for Kids Just as the name suggests, balance bikes allow toddlers to learn how to roll upright on two wheels as they scoot around the neighborhood.

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Family Spotlight – Kathleen Wilker Kathleen Wilker shares how her family adds bikes to their everyday routine.

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361 Days of Bliss Reflections after a year of car-free, family-full living.

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Win 1 of 5 1-year Subscriptions to Momentum Mag You could win a 1-year subscription to Momentum Mag. Enter by Sunday, April 20, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Havana Bikes The documentary provides an insight into Cuban bike tradition and the mechanics who help keep the hundreds of Habaneros who still rely on bicycles on the road.

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Chicago’s Bike Shop Scene: Women Taking Charge Chicago is no longer a man’s world – bike world, that is. In the span of a few weeks, two women-owned bike shops have opened in Chicago’s thriving bike community.

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Veronica O. Davis Civil engineer and Black Women Bike DC founder, Veronica O. Davis, sets her sights on the position of US Secretary of Transportation.

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Caz Nicklin's The Girls' Bicycle Handbook A Q&A with the author of The Girls' Bicycle Handbook, Caz Nicklin.

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GiveLoveCycle – Lifestyle Bicycle Bags Mari Chambers and Debra Zusin of GiveLoveCycle have developed bicycle bags that seamlessly fit into your daily life, from your bike to work.

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Bicycles Blossom in Washington, DC The arrival of spring in Washington, DC, is marked by cherry blossoms and legions of bicycle riding locals and tourists.

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Take part in this year's National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC, by bike.

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How do You Ride with Your Pet? You and your pet could appear in the next issue of Momentum Mag.

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Ride the Runway with Momentum Mag in New York Do you want to strut your stuff on the Momentum Mag bike fashion show runway?

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Vulpine – Dedicated to Equality in Cycling UK-based Vulpine is a welcoming and inclusive brand for riders of all stripes that are searching for a quality product.

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Leather and Wood Bags from Nisnas Industries Nisnas Industries handcrafts unique bike bags of leather and wood in Haifa, Isreal.

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Citizen Bike BARCELONA Folding Cruiser Bike Citizen Bike's BARCELONA is a plush and comfortable folding cruiser bike.

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Momentum Mag Issue 65 – Spring Issue and 4th Annual Gear Guide Inside our 65th issue you'll find our 4th Annual Goody Basket Gear Guide featuring great city riding bikes and accessories including cargo bikes, clothing, lights, and much more!

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Parker Dusseau: An Evolution in Classic Sportswear The Parker Dusseau inaugural collection features structured and slim silhouettes crafted from high performance, weather-resistant natural fabrics.

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Contest Closed: Win a Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack Momentum Mag is giving away a Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack. Enter by Sunday, April 13, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Triobike Life The Triobike is one of the safest and most tested cargo bikes in the market. Great for families and businesses.

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2013 Virtue Bikes Seven Review Momentum Mag reviews the 2013 Virtue Bikes Seven city bike.

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5 Great Commuter Bikes with Gates Carbon Drive Requiring little maintenance and completely grease-free, it's no wonder that bike builders are using Gates Carbon Drive on an ever-growing number of commuter bikes.

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Martone Cycling Co. Celebrates First Anniversary With New MC2 Collection Known for bringing a fashion-forward design aesthetic to the city bike, Martone Cycling Co. is celebrating their one year anniversary in style with the launch of their MC2 collection.

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Ideal and Co. – Living Heritage “Some things stay with your forever” is embossed on every one of Ideal & Co.’s products, a slogan that speaks to their dedication to exquisite artisan designed leather products.

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bixbi Route 12 Balance Bike Review Momentum Mag reviews the bixbi Route 12 balance bike.

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Family Spotlight – Tania and Gwendal Momentum Mag's COO, Tania Lo, and Energy Specialist at Tourism Vancouver, Gwendal Castellan, share how bikes are a part of their family's everyday routine.

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Creating a Neighborhood Network of Parent Cycling Champions How a single school bike club spread to other schools in the neighborhood due to an energetic network of parent cycling champions.

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New York Bike Style Book Release Party The book release party for New York Bike Style, Sam Polcer's collection of portraits of New York cyclists, is on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Contest Closed: Win a Giro Sport Design Mechanic Jacket Momentum Mag is giving away a Giro Sport Design Mechanic Jacket. Enter by Sunday, April 6, 2014 for your chance to win.

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ABUS Granit X-Plus U-Mini 54 Review Momentum Mag reviews the ABUS Granit X-Plus U-Mini 54.

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Endura Sport Luminite Rain Pant Review Momentum Mag reviews Endura Sport Luminite Rain Pant.

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Novara Express 2.0 Rain Pant Review Momentum Mag reviews the Novara Express Rain Pant.

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Nona Varnado She calls herself a “conductor,” because she’s creating a symphony of cycling efforts that resonate with audiences who are not attuned to the benefits of bicycling.

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Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit The National Women's Bicycling Forum at the 2014 National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 3, 2014 was an inspiring success with 450+ registered participants and an amazing level of engagement.

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Bike Beautiful with Women's Bicycle Clothing Brand Iladora Iladora's bike-focused clothing is durable, fashionable, performance ready, and something women can feel good in.

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Giro Launches Women's New Road Collection Athletic performance, innovation, and style come together in Giro Sport Design’s New Road collection for women.

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Detroit's Own North American Bicycle Week From March 27-30, 2014, North American Bicycle Week will be packed with bike-friendly events for people of all ages, experience levels, and riding styles.

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Po Campo Introduces the Bike Share Bag The Bike Share Bag is the perfect travel companion designed to work seamlessly with bike share baskets.

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Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger The Beg Bicycles Handlebar Handbag Hugger is a spring-loaded accessory that lets you keep your bag within reach while you ride.

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Eva Mohr of Allthatiwant Cycles in Style From blogger to shop owner, how Eva Mohr helps curate essential lifestyle products for women who want to ride.

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Takaokami Brings a Rainvolution to Rainwear Inspired by biking in Denmark and Japan, Takaokami's rainwear collection targets trendy urban cyclists from far and wide.

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Fietsklik: A "Klik" Toward the Perfect Rear Rack “If your bike can do more, you can ride more,” is the inspiration behind Amsterdam-based Fietsklik.

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Five Teams Compete to Create the "Ultimate Urban Utility Bike" Fuji Bikes is proud to announce that it will be the manufacturing partner for Oregon Manifest and Levi's "The Bike Design Project," a pioneering bike design competition that partners five high-level design firms with American bicycle craftsmen to cre

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Contest Closed: Win a Po Campo Six Corners Handlebar Bag Momentum Mag is giving away a Po Campo Six Corners Handlebar Bag in Black Waxed Canvas. Enter by Sunday, March 30, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Life from the Saddle of an Upright City Bicycle How making the switch to a classically styled upright city bike can change your perspective and bring more joy to your ride.

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5 New City Bikes for Under $500 Decked out with must-have accessories that include fenders, racks, lights, bells, (and even a bottle opener) these lower-priced bikes prove that you don't have to sacrifice utility or style as the price drops.

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Highlights from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) 2014 NAHBS is an opportunity for famous frame builders, bicycle artists, and cycling enthusiasts to gather and show off their achievements. Here are some of our favorites from the show floor.

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30 Days of Biking Partnership to Provide Free Bikes to Kids The funds for the free bike donations will come from a variety of sources including rider donations, sponsorships, and sales of 30 Days Branded merchandise.

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Mia Kohout at PechaKucha Night Vancouver Momentum Mag's editor-in-chief, Mia Kohout, on why cycling is great, why bikes make cities better, and what our media company is doing to support this.

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Reflecting on Momentum Mag at the National Bike Summit 2014 Even a plane cancellation and a snow storm could not keep me away from this year’s National Bike Summit, held in Washington, DC, from March 4-6, 2014, and hosted by the League of American Bicyclists.

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