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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b8ta: Brick and Mortar 2.0

It makes sense that COBI, a product that’s revolutionizing the riding experience, has teamed up with b8ta, a new kind of retailer that’s redefining the in-store purchasing experience. At first glance, it seemed backwards when b8ta, a brick and mortar store for new tech products, opened its doors…

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New York City: A Biker Mecca on the Rise

For the average New Yorker, the morning commute is the worst part of their day. For Sam Polcer, it’s the best part. Polcer is a born-and-raised New Yorker who knows a thing or two about cycling the streets and alleyways of America’s largest city. Aside from being an…

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The New Station Wagon

How Copenhagen Families Embrace Life by Bike In Copenhagen bikes are not just for spandex-clad athletes doing 30mph downhill sprints or 22-year-old hipsters flaunting their fixies at the brewery. In the Danish capital over 50 percent of the city’s population commutes by bike. Bikes are more than recreation; they…

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Top Commuter Bags for Every Cyclist

Looking for the perfect bike bag this day-in-age is no small feat. There are hundreds of companies making backpacks, messenger bags, panniers, touring bags and more. We waded through the options at this year’s Interbike trade show and picked out a few favorites. Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack $79 For…

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The European Two-Wheeled Revolution

Out on the roads cars are sitting bumper to bumper; traffic is moving slowly, to say the least. At times like these bicycles offer one thing above all else: freedom. Cyclists are able to skillfully weave their way through the gridlocked traffic and decide for themselves how quickly they want…

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GHOST Family Values—The Building of a Brand

Most companies are just businesses, organizational machines created for making money. But for GHOST Bikes founder, Uwe Kalliwoda, his company means so much more. When he started the brand, he couldn’t have imagined that it would grow to become an international supplier, but it has always been based on…

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Get Your Daily Schindelhauer Fix(ie)

It’s a typical work day. The alarm goes off, you do your normal morning routine, sip on a warm, caffeinated beverage and head out the door. You jump on your bike, breath in the fresh air, and set off for work. “It’s just our way of life,” says…

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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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Modern Meets Vintage on Viva Bikes

It’s no simple task for a bike brand to stand out in cycle-centric Copenhagen. With deep roots in cycling and Scandinavian design principles, Viva Bikes rises above the rest with painstaking attention to details and unique designs to create an elegantly modern ride with a vintage flair. Founded by…

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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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The Unfiltered Joy of Riding a Pure Fix

Leaving the car behind, jumping on a bike and feeling the wind in your hair are a few of the simple joys that inspired Pure Fix Cycles. Jordan Schau co-founded Pure Fix in LA with his brother and their two close friends. The goal was to celebrate all of the…

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Saving Cyclists Everywhere, One Ass at a Time

When you got up this morning it was shaping up to be a beautiful day. The sun was just starting to filter through the trees and peek in the kitchen window as the rich smell of fresh coffee filled the air. Everything was going well as you set out on…

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