Bike Talk: Women on Bikes

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Today’s Headlines

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Support Growing for Hit-and-Run Alert Legislation (LAT, KPCC) Metro Board Discussing Study To Decide Future of Orange Line (DN) A Preview of Planned Walk and Bike Connections for Union Station (The Source, Curbed) Nona Varnado Talks L.A. Bike Train Success (Guardian) Bicycling’s Role in Liberating Women, Ending Patriarchy (Neon Tommy) Dueling Santa Monica Airport Ballot Measures […]

The National Women’s Cycling Summit: This Is Not a Bike

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Leah Missbach Day, co-founder of World Bicycle Relief and the keynote speaker to inaugurate the Women’s Bicycling Summit, was very succinct with her main point about a bike: “This is not a bike.” The bike is a tool, she intoned; a tool that helps generate economic stability, community cohesiveness, and gender equality, particularly in poor […]
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Is It Time for Interbike to Dump Las Vegas?

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We’re not the first to point out the irony of holding Interbike, the big national conference of cycling merchandizers, in Las Vegas, a city that appears on no one’s list of bike-friendly places. Especially as Interbike organizers pledge to invest more in bike advocacy, it seems incongruent to hold the conference in proximity to the […]