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Issue 54

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Get set for winter riding! Momentum’s Winter Issue covers riding in your city when the mercury drops. It’s time to tune your bike, get the right gear and learn a few tricks from our experienced cold weather writers. The holidays are blowing in like a blustery winter wind. Check more people off your gift list with help from our Holiday Gift Guide – chock-full of bike gear and accessories for your loved ones! Cover model Gary Fisher shares bike and style tips. We have your complete travel guide to the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn how to adjust your brake cables and pump your tires yourself. Plus our Winter Playlist, The Bike Idea, photos from the Momentum City Style Fashion Show at Interbike 2011 and more!

Trailers and blankets keep kids warm and cozy

Kathleen Wilker

Riding with Kids in the Winter Bike Parade

Sunday's Winter Bike Parade was a party. Here are a few of the participants ready for their ride on the freshly plowed Laurier Segregated Bike Lane. more »

Jan 26, 2012 1:48 PM Families on Bikes

Illustration by Brooke Appler

How to Pump Up Your Tires

Follow these inflation tips for a smoother and more efficient roll. more »

Jan 16, 2012 12:00 AM , Features

photo by Larry Travis

Forged Art – Bicycle Sculptures from the Prairies

Sculptor Robertus Joost van der Wege creates artworks out of bicycles. more »

Jan 3, 2012 12:00 AM Features

Opus Beebike

A run bike for kids age 3-5. more »

Dec 12, 2011 12:00 AM Kids

Momentum Staff Holiday Wish List

Momentum's team would like any Secret Santas out there to know their Holiday Wish Lists. more »

Dec 6, 2011 12:00 AM Features

Strider PREbike

Everything you need to get your children started in discovering their sense of balance. more »

Nov 28, 2011 12:00 AM Kids

Early Rider

Testing a light, wooden run bike. more »

Nov 25, 2011 12:00 AM Kids

photo by Tegan Owens

Inside: The Bike - Disc Brakes

Learn the basics behind this component more »

Nov 23, 2011 12:00 AM Gear 1 Comments

Switch Studio

The Big Idea - Clueless or Rude?

Mia Birk asks why drivers can be more impatient with cyclists than other drivers. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 6 Comments

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

Illustration by Douglas Scott

Are Studded Tires Right for your Winter Ride?

Choosing the best tires for icy winter weather. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Accessories

Courtesy of Winterfest

Great Winter Bike Events in North America

Celebrate winter with cool rides, bike swaps, parties and more. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 2 Comments

Photo by Myleen Hollero

Rolling Forward with Gary Fisher

Q & A with San Francisco's Bike Pioneer Gary Fisher more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 3 Comments

Photo by Stig Nygaard

Momentum Asked: Winter Riding

Reader responses to our winter survey. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 6 Comments

Kathleen Wilker waits for the roads to clear before heading out with Jasper Heffernan-Wilker and Anna Sierra Heffernan-Wilker on the family longtail.

Photo by Derrek Heffernan

Family Style: Winter Riding with Kids

How to stay warm, be safe and have fun while biking with kids in the cold, wet or snow more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Families 1 Comments

Illustration by Douglas Scott

Winter Riding Guide: Tips for the Pacific Northwest

A winter riding prep guide for rainy, dark weather. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 4 Comments

Illustration by Douglas Scott

Oakland by Bike Visitors' Guide

This East Bay city has a lot to offer the traveling cyclist. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features

Illustration by Douglas Scott

It’s Winter, So Love Your Bike

Basic tips for care and maintenance of your bike in snowy, salty conditions. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Bikes

Illustration by Douglas Scott

How To Store Your Bike

Tips for storing a bike you don't plan to ride in the winter. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features

Illustration by Douglas Scott

Berkeley by Bike Visitors' Guide

This university town has ample urban biking cred. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features