Photo credit: Cyclecide I’ve been planning to mark the tenth issue of Taking the Lane’s quarterly journal about bicycling and empowerment with something really special. An ode to the best bike cities, interviews with the most inspiring bike visionaries, essays by bicycle thought leaders of our time. Something like that. The topics for these issues [...]
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What’s a brand? I’m getting a crash course in this right now. It’s a bunch of adjectives that rule your world. It’s asking the people who believe in you what they see and then giving it back to them in an elegant structure, more than the sum of its parts. It’s a mood more than [...]
A few days before Christmas, I decided on a whim to solicit funny one star reviews for my new book, Everyday Bicycling. The book’s listing on Amazon went from 2 to 34 reviews in a relatively short period of time, most of them single star send-ups of the online review form. My reverse astroturfing campaign [...]
Some of you kind folks have sent concerned emails over the holidays about the Amazon listing for my book, Everyday Bicycling. Thank you. Here’s the background. A spate of one star reviews of the book started to crop up over the weekend (along with a smattering of some 2 through 5 star ones), and their [...]
Illustration for Disaster! by Katura Reynolds – Now is the time to back the Disaster! issue of Taking the Lane. Thank you! – Does it make any sense to hone in on bicycling as a way to forestall, prepare for, manage, and ultimately survive emergent situations large and small, personal and civic? I believe so. [...]