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After six years documenting bike culture, Cohen ends The Bicycle Story

For the past six years, Seattle’s Josh Cohen has been documenting bicycle culture and inspiring people powering cycling movements on his excellent blog and podcast series The Bicycle Story. So when Cohen announced this week that he is putting The … Continue reading

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Listen: The Bicycle Story podcast takes on the history of the sharrow

Seattle’s unofficial motto could easily be “The City of the Sharrow.” Keegan Hamilton at the Seattle Weekly once suggested the Seattle Sharrows as a name for a D-League basketball team. And sure, why not? Take one glance at major streets … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Bill Davidson on making bike frames in Seattle since the 70s

Bill Davidson has been building bike frames in Seattle since 1973, and he didn’t let little details like nobody here knowing how to do it (and, therefore, able to teach him) get in his way (Rodriguez and Erickson also started … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Former Mayor McGinn on Seattle’s ‘bikelash’

Maybe it needs to happen in every town on its way to taking bicycling seriously as a mode of transportation: Bikelash. It’s a clever term to describe a period of public outrage over bicycling projects when neighbors believe that the … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Colin Stevens is Seattle’s ‘Bicycling Mad Scientist’

Colin Stevens is one part of Cycle Fab, a Georgetown-based machine shop that does all kinds of custom metalworking and bicycle stuff. But he made a name for himself as Haulin’ Colin, designing and building high-capacity bike trailers and workhorse … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Story: Adonia Lugo talks transportation equity

Josh Cohen at The Bicycle Story recently interviewed Adonia Lugo, a friend, bicycle anthropologist and all-around bad ass who lives on Capitol Hill. Chatting and working with Adonia and Davey Oil (who blogs at Riding on Roadways) has done a … Continue reading

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