The Best Way to Explore Hidden Places

A mirrored dance hall with heavy, red velvet curtains; a child-friendly café in an amateur improvisation theatre with the best petits fours in town; or a trashy amusement arcade that offers jazz concerts on weekends: every city has them - extraordinary places that suit you perfectly, usually only found by…

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Bike Your Way Into a More Mindful Life: An Interview with Waylon Lewis

Magazine Publisher Waylon Lewis is an outspoken, bleeding-heart American liberal steeped in Buddhist tradition and the founder of Elephant Journal, a once mass-market distributed print magazine that is now a leading digital publication covering the mindful life. What does that mean, you’re wondering? In a nutshell, according to Elephant’…

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Innovations in Urban Mobility from Eurobike

The Eurobike bicycle fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is not just Europe’s biggest bike show, but is the biggest fair for the cycling industry in the world. Manufacturers, salespeople and cycling enthusiasts from around the globe gather at the Bodensee in south Germany. While the Taiwanese handed out traditional straw…

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Your Most Common Questions About E-Bikes, Answered

If a pedal-powered bike isn’t enough to take cars off the road, electronic bikes may have what it takes to convert the naysayers. We spoke with Morgan Lommele, the E-Bikes Campaigns Manager of US-based PeopleForBikes about why people in the United States are starting to choose electric bikes and…

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Our 6 Most Coveted Bike Fashion Essentials

Riding your bike doesn't have to put a cramp in your style. If you are a cycling aficionado, you can ride your bike and stay on top of your fashion game with these seasonal essentials. Here's what we love right now: Duffle Backpack #2 by Kika NY The Duffle Backpack…

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ARTCRANK Gains Speed and Goes Digital

The first ARTCRANK show was intended as a casual experiment. Charles Youel, a bike lover working as a creative director in Minneapolis in 2007, thought he’d enlist friends and friends of friends to create different renderings of the bicycle or bike culture—all in poster form—and host a…

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Inside the Mind of Creative Entrepreneur Paul Budnitz

Who's Paul Budnitz? He’s a creative, an entrepreneur, and a designer whose passion-driven ventures have brought him immense success. He's accomplished more mid-way through his career than most people do in a lifetime. How? By seizing opportunities to invent the world he wants to live in. If it’s…

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Meet the Most Extreme Bike Commuter in America

It’s hard not to call Dave Kingsbury, Vice President of New Product Development and Research at New Hope Natural Media and former Senior Strategist with Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, the most extreme commuter cyclist in America, though he would never call himself that. As a matter of fact, for Dave,…

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