Issue 62

Momentum Mag Issue 62 Cover

Celebrate summer riding with the 62nd issue of Momentum Mag! Inside, we take an in depth look at the rise of protected bike lanes in North America. See how better bicycle lanes are making streets safer and more inviting for all ages and abilities. Discover great yoga poses for city riding that you can do at home or the office. We reveal five great ways to carry more by bike. Experience a camping adventure by bike with kids. Ride with us around Boston, MA, and meet local riders. See where to go by bike in Boston with an all-new Visitors’ Guide. Plus; BikeStyle with shoe designer John Fluevog, Einstein on a bike, Good Reads, bikerafting, how to shop by bike, more great gear for under $100, New York Roll Models, and more.

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Xtracycle Tern Cargo Joe Review

Folding cargo bike allows for the safe and comfortable transport of loads previously restricted to wheelbarrows and your grandpa’s truck. more »

Sep 11, 2013 7:48 AM Bikes

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Toba Randy Rear Rack Review

Looks great on most bicycles and there is an integrated reflector bracket that works great for mounting a rear dynamo light. more »

Sep 11, 2013 7:47 AM Carry Stuff

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Paul Component Flatbed Rack Review

The Flatbed weathers well and remains sturdy even when you have the large platform loaded up. more »

Sep 11, 2013 7:46 AM Carry Stuff

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Ortlieb Downtown QL2 Review

A well-designed, fully waterproof bag that has plenty of room for your laptop, workout clothes, and lunch. more »

Sep 11, 2013 7:45 AM Carry Stuff

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North St Woodward Convertible Bag Review

A roomy, waterproof pannier that quickly converts to a comfortable backpack. more »

Sep 11, 2013 7:44 AM Carry Stuff

Protected Bike Lanes by the Numbers

Separated from traffic by parked cars, plastic posts, curbs, and even planters, the number of protected bike lanes doubled in the US in 2012 and is expected to nearly double again by the end of 2013. more »

Aug 29, 2013 11:32 AM Features

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Bike Shop - HUB Bicycle Co.

Emily Thibodeau opened Hub Bicycle as a practical and welcoming place for people of all riding abilities and styles to come to for tune-ups and repairs. more »

Aug 29, 2013 7:02 AM Bike Shops 1 Comments

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Euro Velo is the first website to bring together maps of the European cycle route network and cycling tourism information from across the European Union. more »

Aug 29, 2013 7:00 AM Features

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Bike and Barge Trips in Europe

Exploring Europe by bike allows you to get off the beaten track at a pace that provides time for cultural immersion. more »

Aug 12, 2013 7:43 AM Features

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Carry It On A Bike - Compost

The East Side Compost Pedallers is a 100% bike-powered compost recycling program in Austin, TX.The East Side Compost Pedallers is a 100% bike-powered compost recycling program in Austin, TX. more »

Aug 11, 2013 7:40 AM Features

Albert Einstein Bicycle

Albert Einstein

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." more »

Aug 11, 2013 7:38 AM Features

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Boston's Bike-friendly Transformation

Over the past six years, Boston, MA, has transformed from one of the worst cities for biking to one of the best. more »

Aug 9, 2013 1:35 PM Features 1 Comments

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Riding On Sunshine

Elin Bandmann, the woman behind the bike style photo blog, Put The Fun Between Your Legs, perfectly captures the essence of sunny summer ride. more »

Aug 9, 2013 1:34 PM BikeStyle

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Boston: Hub Highlights

Boston’s bike-friendly transformation over the past few years has helped many locals and visitors discover the joy of riding. more »

Aug 9, 2013 1:30 PM Features

Illustration by Doug Scott

Boston Visitors' Guide

Momentum Mag's guide to experiencing Boston, MA, by bike. more »

Aug 9, 2013 12:04 PM Features

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New York Roll Models

A celebration of a civilized model for city cycling. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:49 AM BikeStyle

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Good Read - Changing Gears

Changing Gears is an emotionally inspiring account of one family’s journey from the top of the world to the end. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:26 AM Features

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Good Read - In the City of Bikes

In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist is part memoir, part history book. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:25 AM Features

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BikeStyle: John Fluevog

John Fluevog, shoe designer in Vancouver, BC, shares his Bikestyle. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:22 AM BikeStyle

Legal Brief - Ensuring Complete Streets

A good Complete Streets policy will provide for its own implementation and enforcement, but many do not. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:00 AM Features