Anna Bowen

Illustration by Douglas Scott

Visibly Safe Ways to Bike at Night

Choosing the right bike lights for dark winter rides. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Accessories 1 Comments

I'm a Convert

Julie Hirschfeld wasn't always a passionate cyclist. "I'm a convert," she said. She's looking for a sea change to get whole communities on their bikes. more »

Sep 8, 2011 4:45 PM Features

Three Kids, Three Bikes

Sara Armstrong, 42-year-old cycling mom and blogger, has three kids and three cargo bikes. more »

Sep 8, 2011 4:43 PM Features 2 Comments

"I often ride in heels and work wear, and have been told I am an inspiration to others for my fashion and fearlessness!" Jenny Kessler, Cincinnati, OH

Photo by Nicholas Thomas

You Go, Girl!

If you're considering giving cycling a try for the first time since childhood - or ever - these tips will help you get rolling. more »

Sep 8, 2011 4:42 PM Features 1 Comments

What Women Want - A Woman's Perspective on Cycling

Women want to cycle, but the barriers are real: lack of safe cycling infrastructure, economic barriers to buying and maintaining a bike and cultural norms that dictate what's feminine and what's not. more »

Sep 8, 2011 4:39 PM Features 16 Comments

Grant Greases the Chain of Chicago's Sunday Parkways Events

In January 2008, the REI/Bicycle Friendly Communities program started issuing grants to community bike projects in cities across the USA. more »

Nov 1, 2008 10:12 AM Features