Issue 53

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Find out what women want. Momentum’s feature story examines why more women aren’t on the bike lanes and how that can change. Get swept away with our guide to cycling through the Windy City of Chicago. And don’t miss our get ready for fall gear showcase. We have Back to School for Her and Him accessories that will make riding to class that much sweeter, and a back to work showcase of stylish riding gear for adults, too. We preview the hottest rides for 2012. Plus, bonus Arts and Culture, What Women Want and Chicago content in our digital edition!

Bag It

Momentum reviews some of the hottest bike bags on the market. more »

Nov 9, 2011 2:29 PM Carry Stuff 3 Comments

Truce - Drop Liner Pack

This knapsack is for anyone who is looking for comfort and style to carry their belongings around town. more »

Nov 8, 2011 10:34 PM Carry Stuff

Mikael Colville-Andersen

Mikael Colville-Andersen Shares His BikeStyle

Momentum interviewed Mikael Colville-Andersen about his BikeStyle. more »

Oct 17, 2011 5:37 PM BikeStyle

Breezer Uptown Bike Review

Sarah Ripplinger reviews the Breezer Uptown Infinity, which comes equipped with many built-in features. more »

Oct 17, 2011 5:35 PM Bikes

Opus Nuovella Bike Review

Katie Millar reviews the Opus Nuovella, a classic-style aluminum-frame bike in antique blue-green. more »

Oct 17, 2011 5:34 PM Bikes

Bike vs. Bike - Cycle Chic Debate

Does the cycle chic movement encourage more people, particularly women, to think of cycling as a viable form of transportation, rather than as a sport, or does it objectify women and make cycling seem exclusive? more »

Oct 17, 2011 5:30 PM , Features 31 Comments

Linus Roadster Sport

David Niddrie reviews the Linus Roadster Sport, a French-inspired city bike with a steel frame and chromoly down tube. more »

Oct 17, 2011 5:28 PM Bikes

Inside: The Bike - Internally Geared Hubs

Internal gears are relatively clean, do not need external chain movement for shifting, can be shifted while at a stop and offer a smooth, single-shifter gearing progression. more »

Oct 13, 2011 10:28 AM Features

Top 10 Bicycle Movies

Our top 10 bicycle movies span the genres and styles: from classics to contemporary blockbusters and a recently released documentary; from informative to inspiring and heartwarming. more »

Oct 13, 2011 10:25 AM Features 26 Comments

A Look at the Hub and Bespoke Bike Shop

Hub and Bespoke, in Seattle, WA's Fremont neighborhood, is all about local inventiveness and personalization. more »

Oct 11, 2011 3:47 PM Bike Shops 2 Comments

Ready to Roll - Stylish Rain Gear

When it rains, it pours... But Momentum found some stylish rain gear to keep you dry this fall/ winter/ spring. more »

Oct 11, 2011 3:43 PM BikeStyle 1 Comments

Kids' Bike Showcase

Some cool rides just in time for your little one’s journey back to school. more »

Oct 11, 2011 3:42 PM Families

How to Choose a Lightweight Kids' Bike

When kids outgrow their trail-a-bikes, they need their own 20-inch bike. If you want your kids' love for cycling to grow, you need to make sure their bikes aren't weighing them down. more »

Families 2 Comments

Soma Buena Vista Bike Review

Gwendal Castellan reviews the Some Buena Vista, which has a classic mixte frame and a simple and sturdy design. more »

Sep 30, 2011 11:43 AM Bikes

New Bikes for 2012 Preview

Momentum Magazine got a sneak peek of some new bikes that are coming to market starting in fall 2011. more »

Sep 30, 2011 11:40 AM Bikes 2 Comments

Premium Rush to Hit the Big Screen

Bike messengers will hit the big screen in 2012 with Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing a bike messenger who attracts the attention of a dirty cop. more »

Sep 30, 2011 11:38 AM Features 2 Comments

The Right and Wrong Ways to Lock Your Bike

Before you lock up your bike, be sure you're doing it right - riding home without a seat is embarrassing, riding home without a wheel is impossible. more »

Sep 30, 2011 11:37 AM Features 26 Comments

Lawrence Weiner Limited Edition Bicycle

Lawrence Weiner, a founder of conceptual art in the 1960s, now has his artwork displayed on bikes. more »

Sep 26, 2011 12:20 PM Features


Sexy Skirted Cyclist Reprimanded in NYC

When a sexy skirted rider was reprimanded for wearing a skirt on her bike, cyclists came together to start a support ride. more »

Sep 26, 2011 12:20 PM Features

Red, Bike and Green - Reaching Minority Populations

Red, Bike and Green encourages minorities to use bikes as an alternative mode of transportation. more »

Sep 26, 2011 12:19 PM Features