"Bicycle culture” with BikeSnobNYC, a Portland biking maven, and Bicycling Magazine.
American is car country, but bicycles and bicyclists are making their play for the roads.
There’s been a big surge in bicycle commuting. Maybe it’s you or your workmate rolling freshly-exercised into the office.
And then there’s the weekend distance rider and the off-to-the-market rider.
All the tribes: the roadie, the mountain biker, the messenger. And all the attitudes: the righteous cyclist, the lone wolf, the captains of contraption.
We’re talking this hour with New York’s famous “Bike Snob” blogger and a biking maven from Portland, Oregon.
Loren Mooney is editor-in-chief of Bicycling Magazine. Their May issue ranks America's Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities.
Here's “Performance,” a rap music video by Portland-based road racers Robin Moore and Jake Salcone, a.k.a. "MC SpandX."
Learn more about the video at OregonLive.com
This program aired on May 6, 2010.