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OH YEAH: Car-free living — back to location, and a quick word on the benefits of cars

Wrapping up this series on car-free living, I’m compelled to come back to the issue of location. Also, I think it’s important to note that car-free living isn’t for everyone, and there are some important benefits to cars. Read More: Car-free living — back to location, and a quick word on the benefit Read More: […]


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OH YEAH: Car-free living — meeting with friends

Wrapping up my series on car-free living, I’m going to tie up a few quick loose ends in this article, and also come back to my original point. Read More: Car-free living — meeting with friends Read More: Car-free living — meeting with friends : TreeHugger


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OH YEAH: Tips for the Spring bicycle deluge

The seasonal flood of bicycles is as sure a sign of Spring as tree buds, litter piles, and tulips. As with most things in life, this is heaven to some, and hell to others. Below are just a few thoughts, cautions, and insights for both drivers and riders as the ‘bike season’ gets underway. Riders: […]


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OH YEAH: Can Biking Be for Everyone?

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“Of the few workers in Baltimore who commute by bike, a disproportionate share — about 87 percent — are white, according to aggregated five-year estimates by the Census,” reports J.B. Wogan. Moreover, “[more] than three-quarters have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Publication Date:  Mon, 03/24/ Read More: Can Biking Be for Everyone? | Planetizen: The […]


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OH YEAH: Boston Doctors Now Prescribing Bike-Share Memberships

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The newest tool for doctors in the fight against obesity? That’s right: Bike-share. Doctors in Boston are now prescribing Hubway memberships. Photo: Hubway This week in Boston, doctors introduced a program called Prescribe-a-Bike, offering low-income residents struggling with obesity an annual Hubway Read More: Boston Doctors Now Prescribing Bike-Share Memberships | Streetsblog USA


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OH YEAH: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1)

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My article on living car-free for 10 years generated quite a bit of questions and commentary. So, here’s a follow-up with some of my answers and extra commentary. Read More: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1: car-free living with a partner & kids) Read More: Car-free living answers & extra commentary (Part 1: […]


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OH YEAH: Flashback Friday

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Flashback Friday By Claire McFarlane This photo of a woman about to walk her bike up a muddy hill on St. Clair Avenue West was taken in 1907 and was pulled from the Toronto Archives. Although biking conditions on most … Continue reading → Read More: Flashback Friday Read More: Flashback Friday | dandyhorse magazine


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OH YEAH: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit

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The National Women’s Bicycling Forum at the 2014 National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 3, 2014 was an inspiring success with 450+ registered participants and an amazing level of engagement. Read More: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit Read More: Women Take Center Stage at National Bike Summit – Momentum […]


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OH YEAH: Proof that the bike industry boosts the economy

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We all know that riding a bike is good for the soul, but we also have proof that it’s also good for the bottom line. A recently released study from Oregon, Oregon Bicycle Industry: Regional Economic Significance, quantified the state bike industry sales in 2012 at $44 Read More: Proof that the bike industry boosts […]


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OH YEAH: North American Bicycle Week

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North American Bicycle Week will kick off in Detroit, and in its sister city of Windsor, this Thursday. The four-day event will celebrate the culture and healthy lifestyle of cycling. With so many multi-day bike events staged across the continent, we caught up with co-founder Mike MacKool to get the Read More: North American Bicycle Week […]


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