Posts tagged "bikes"

All The Bicycle-Related Knowledge I Have, In Q&A Form

It was 70 degrees out yesterday in Chicago. Seventy, people! That means, of course, that I’ve been riding my bike for the last few weeks, because really, once you hit…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Built An Adult-Sized Big Wheel Bike

Dear Guy Who Built an Adult-Sized Big Wheel Bike,
I’m a kid at heart. You’re obviously a kid at heart, too. Let’s go ride (big wheel) bikes together.

Julie Gerstein | August 10, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Bike Thief Returns Stolen Bike With Apology Note And Domino’s Coupon

After experiencing a secondhand anxiety attack for the grad student who had their laptop (and 5-year thesis) stolen yesterday, this story is giving me hope. A Reddit user’s bike was…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 25, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Indonesian City Bans Slutty Ladies From “Straddling” Male Bicyclists

Women in the Indonesian city of Lhokseumawe must now ride side-saddle on bikes and motorcycles, because “straddling” a male bicyclist from behind as he peddles in front is now verboten.

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2013 - 9:20 am

Start Saving Up, Hipsters: This Bike Costs $70,000

Classic Schwinn not doing it for you anymore? Yearning for a ride that will really get you noticed? How about this one-of-a-kind beech wood bike? Inspired by a famous 19th…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 10, 2012 - 8:30 am

Mom Trades In SUV For Family Bike; Makes The Rest Of Us Look Incredibly Lazy

This is Emily Finch, a mother of six who traded in her gas-guzzling Suburban for a thigh-burning family bike. Apparently a full load of kids, gear, and groceries can weigh…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 11, 2012 - 9:20 am

15 Celebs Couples Biking Together

The couple that bikes together, stays together? Perhaps not with 100 percent assurance, but most of these 15 celebs couples prove that going for a spin outside may just help…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 27, 2011 - 6:00 am

Shopping Guide: Cool Bike Accessories For The Leisurely Cycling Enthusiast

Guys, I am so excited. I have a new second best friend! (My dog Lucca is the first.) Her name is Scout and she’s red, used and super fast. I’m…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 6, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Booze Peddler

Spring has sprung! Time to start riding our bikes everywhere — to work, to do errands, and to rooftop parties where the wine shall flow freely. The wine! Oh crap,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Get Your Kid The Pony She’s Been Begging For

Raise your hand if you wanted a pony when you were a kid. All hands raised? Good. Behold the horse bike — $220 for the next best thing to a…

Ami Angelowicz | November 18, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Velibataire: The French Dating Site For Bike Fans

Nothing cuter than a cute girl or boy on a bike, right? A new French dating website works off this principle. Called Velibataire, it’s a play on the French word…

Leonora Epstein | June 30, 2010 - 11:20 am

Quickies: Ride Your Bike With A Naughty Crocheted Seat & Appreciate Your Flaws

Riding your bike is a fun summer exercise especially when you do it in style with a crocheted vagina bike seat cozy. [TrèsSugar]
Not even Christina Ricci can make an…

Carli Alexa Blau | June 2, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Attention Bike Nerds: Fuji And Obey’s Limited Edition Ride Is Out

The following will interest you if you: a) are into bikes; and b) are into Obama. Japanese bicycle producer Fuji has teamed up with OBEY, a sticker campaign and clothing…

Leonora Epstein | January 6, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Urban Outfitters Lets You Build Your Own Bike

Just when we thought Urban Outfitters had completed their retail domination scheme upon entering into housewares and hobby supplies, they proved us wrong by opening an online bike shop. And,…

Lily Q | July 28, 2009 - 7:40 pm

Crave: Gijs Bakker Windrider Bicycle Clips

Ride like the wind and look cool doing it with these ancient Greek-inspired bicycle clips. We’re completely obsessed with bikes (or chariots, whatever) these days, and wouldn’t even consider wearing…

Leonora Epstein | June 9, 2009 - 5:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Gap’s Bike, Barack’s Hair, “Twilight” Tickets, And The First Wedding Ring

Gap is selling cute argyle bikes for the holidays, and we want one. [Racked]
Barack Obama’s barber says the President-elect has not gotten any grayer over the course of the…

Catherine Strawn | November 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Co-Ed Naked Bike Riding (Not Just A T-Shirt Slogan)

Just a few days ago the U.K. hosted its third World Naked Bike Ride, an event to protest dependency on cars and draw awareness to the plight of riders sharing…

Simcha | June 11, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Hooray For Bikes!

If you have a car or live in a city where scary drivers abound, you might not ride a bike around town much, but the next time you put your…

Catherine Strawn | May 15, 2008 - 2:30 pm