Progress Post-Soviet Style…

Back in Europe, we go to Vilnius, Lithuania, where the alternatively transported but fed-up mayor Arturas Zuokas almost literally steamrolls an illegally-parked Mercedes then rides off into the sunset on an electric bike. … Continue reading

Organic Produce, Recycled TP, and Some Hipsters

Whole Foods Market 225 Lincoln Blvd. (x Rose) Venice, CA 90291 USA Bike Access: Decent (try to come around from the west) Bike Parking: Many bike racks in front of the store, thought… Continue reading

OMG! I’m in love…

The new FlyKly electric bike goes 20mph, gets 40 miles per charge, costs $1 in electricity for 1000 miles, requires no license, and still allows you to use the bike lane! The vintage… Continue reading

Is this guy for real???? Please tell me no…

From Toronto mayor Rob Ford: I can’t support bike lanes. Roads are built for buses, cars, and trucks. My heart bleeds when someone gets killed, but it’s their own fault at the end… Continue reading

I like SM and I cannot lie…

Readers may note my tendency to post news from afar (specifically, Europe) in this section and I cannot fault you for thinking I may have some sort of preference for that continent, but… Continue reading

31 Flavors of Yum: An Homage to the People Who Pig Out With Me

Bistro 31 at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles 2900 31st Street Santa Monica, CA  90405 Bike Access: decent (take Pearl, not Ocean Park, if you… Continue reading

Rose Avenue, Venice-West LA

Access Type: Bike Lane (Lincoln Blvd-Walgrove Ave) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Moderate to heavy Other Bikers: Moderate to few The View: Neighborhood/Golf course/Busy street WEST OF LINCOLN: This stretch of Rose is really… Continue reading