Posts tagged "biking"

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 about 35 it’s pretty safe to bike. That being said, I know so many people who are afraid either to use their bicycle as their…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 18, 2015

Harassers Won’t Even Leave Women Alone While We’re Running

Apparently a lot of women runners have more trouble with street harassment than I do when I go out for a jog. The Guardian posted an op-ed today about the experiences of female runners, and it’s pretty grotesque: the author was solicited for a blowjob; women have had things thrown at them; one running blogger

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 12, 2015

Here Is Your Solution To Biking With A Skirt On

For those of us sick of worrying about flashing everyone while biking in a skirt, Johanna Holtan and her friends have found the solution we've all been waiting for. Penny In Yo Pants is their method for MacGyvering a nifty button to keep your skirt intact using a penny and a rubber band. The ladie…

By: Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

Dude Suffers Terrifying Seven-Week Erection After Biking Accident

After a mountain biking crash, a 22-year-old Irish man found himself with an erection that lasted for seven weeks. When he slammed into his handle bars during the crash, he was left with a hard-on that just wouldn't quit. He kept the result of his "irregular bloodflow" to himself for five weeks (how he managed that…

By: Claire Hannum / January 14, 2014

Kenyan Women May Be Forced To Ride Sidesaddle On Motorbikes

Because women who straddled a motorcycle were “distracting” men from driving safely, a county in Kenya is proposing a law that could force women to sit sidesaddle while a man drives the motorcycle or bike. Kisumu County assembly members agreed that the sitting position of women straddling a bike, called ‘bet angewa,’ was unconstitutional and…

By: Daley Quinn / August 14, 2013

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 up to 550 pounds, but Finch keeps pedaling away in her cute wedge sandals, making sure to "rotate kids into pumping position to keep them…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 11, 2012

Behold: The World’s First Invisible Bike Helmet

This woman is wearing a bike helmet. Do you see it? Probably not, because it's not there. Confused yet? OK, here's the deal: you're looking at a photo of an innovative product called the Hövding, which is being touted as the world's first "invisible bike helmet." See that zip-up scarf around the model's neck? Housed…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 20, 2012

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 your relationship go the distance!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 27, 2011

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 talking about my new bike, by the way. Considering she is my new best friend, I am still in the obsession stage of our relationship.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011

How To Look Good While Riding A Bike

Those of you who follow street fashion blogs have no doubt noticed the ongoing fascination with pretty girls looking good on bikes. Each one of these things on its own -- pretty girls, looking good and biking -- is worthy of some praise, but all together they form a glorious trifecta that thousands of blog…

By: Lily Q / February 24, 2010

Is It Even Possible To Look Cute While You’re Riding A Bike?

Got the bike. Looking awesome while riding it? Not so easy. Rarely is there any gear for bikers that doesn't look like Lance Armstrong's hand-me-downs—i.e., it's all way too serious stuff in not the best colors. Where's the fun in that? Normally, I'd say go with skinny jeans, flats, and hope for the best, but…

By: Nina Carbone / September 24, 2009

Quickies!: Lauryn Hill Resurfaces

MIA rapper Lauryn Hill resurfaced at a Sonoma, New Jersey bookstore. Dare I say she's looking a little crackish? [Bossip] Rapper T.I. revealed he lost his virginity at age 11. I'm not really surprised, though. [Perez Hilton]…

By: Annika Harris / October 28, 2008

Quickies!: Time To Get Your Cycle On, Ladies

Biking is in! [The Huffington Post] Although the body has not been identified, sources close to the investigation believe it is Julian King, Jennifer Hudson's nephew. He suffered a gun shot wound to the head. [TMZ] What it's really like to have an abortion in a conservative state. [Bitch Buzz]…

By: Annika Harris / October 27, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Adoption, Melons, Beer, And Bike Seats

Men 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely than women in that age group to have adopted a child. [LiveScience]…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 8, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Carlos Sastre

Yesterday Carlos Sastre claimed the maillot jaune, winning this year's Tour de France. Finally! The man has finished in the top 10 in five of the last six years. [NY Times]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 28, 2008

Guys, Protect Your Packages When Biking

A lot of my guy friends ride bikes, which is great. Biking helps you get places and is a good exercise, but they better be careful, because it might hurt their manly parts. According to a piece in BJU International, which sounds like it could be an oral sex publication but is in fact a…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Wedding Jitters, Man Breasts, And Naked Cycling

A 19-year-old woman in England is getting hypnotized so she doesn't vom on her wedding day. [Tango]…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 9, 2008