Friday Photo Contest: Last Day Entries

 This is the last day for photo entries into the contest.  I am pulling the plug on the contest as of this post.  I had hoped to announce the winners of the drawing today, but entries came in to several different email accounts despite my request that all go to overthebarsmke yahoo account.  Many also came in without complete [...]



The Forgotten E: Selling Cycling

Building bike lanes and paths is one sure way to get more people biking. But we can’t put the full weight of developing a sustainable and balanced transportation system on the shoulders of the engineers. We need all five Es: Engineering, Enforcement, Education, Evaluation and Encouragement. Encouragement is perhaps the most underfunded of the Es. Think [...]


Sexy New Dutch Ride: Vanmoof No. 3

  If you notice such things, chances are you have caught a glimpse of a Vanmoof bicycle somewhere already. The stylish new Dutch commuter bike has been featured everywhere from Treehugger to GQ Magazine. Even the Bike Snob had something snide to say about the striking Vanmoof when he spotted one outside the Apple Store [...]