Bike Lanes Are White Lanes

How does bicycle advocacy confront issues of race, class, and gentrification? Bike Lanes are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning examines the problems that can arise when communities focus on the white upwardly mobile bicyclist at the expense of the many working class and people of color on bikes. Author Melody Hoffman studies three … More Bike Lanes Are White Lanes

Bicicultures Roadshow Registration Open

We are pleased to announce that registration for the Bicicultures Roadshow is officially open! The preliminary program for the critical bicycling studies conference in Davis is also posted. The Roadshow will feature an exciting lineup of participants exploring the relationship between bicycling and cultural change. Keep watching here for further updates on presenters and attendees. … More Bicicultures Roadshow Registration Open

Two Perspectives on Research in Women & Cycling

Discussions about gender and cycling on the Bicicultures listserv prompted us to bring the conversation to the blog. Two biciculturistas from different backgrounds were asked to share their reactions to a chapter on “Women in Cycling” by Jan Garrard, Susan Handy and Jennifer Dill in the recently published book,┬áCity Cycling. Looking at Women on Bicycles … More Two Perspectives on Research in Women & Cycling

Bicicultures Roadshow Call for Participants

Bicicultures Roadshow: The Critical Bicycling Studies Tour de California Call for Participants April 16-17, 2013 in Davis, California What is it? The Bicicultures Roadshow will be a time for activists and researchers to talk, ride, eat, and play as we discuss and experience bicycling cultures. At this two-day conference, we will grapple with the shifting … More Bicicultures Roadshow Call for Participants