Good Read: “Most of the time I ride a bike, I wear a helmet. But not always. Here’s why.”

From Shifter: “This illogical helmet fundamentalism creates a false perception that cycling is inherently dangerous, which discourages people from riding. That discouragement is harmful. It means my city is not enjoying all of the benefits of a more robust bike culture, including the increased safety and health benefits that come when more people ride. Part of the … Read more →

Good Read: Bicycle Superhighways in Copenhagen Capital Region

From Denmark, you continue to impress! This is an interesting article about bicycle superhighways, connecting towns and municipalities, with the goal to make inter-municipality bike trips easier for the citizens of the region. They take it a step further, and project what this might look like in other cities, like Toronto for example (pictured below). … Read more →

Good Read: 8 Best Cycling Innovations

Smart traffic lights, dockless bikes, tax-breaks … this article details some very interesting ways that cycling is being encouraged around the world. From The Guardian: “Bike-sharing has come a long way in the last few years, and we are moving fast into the so-called fifth generation of these systems. Soon we’ll probably see a worldwide … Read more →