Front Page Archive
Riding in Mongolia
|BBC Race Team member Jack Anderson participated in the Mongolia Bike Challenge (MBC) this summer. The 2012 MBC was an epic, 9-stage, 1400 kilometer mountain bike race running through rugged, remote terrain. Jack's blog details the journey to Mongolia and each day of racing, including beautiful photos from the course. Need some inspiration to begin planning a bicycle trip this year? Check out Jack's blog.|
Kinetic Sculpture Race 2012
|The creative cyclists of Baltimore put on a show yesterday at the Kinetic Sculpture Race. Look at this collection of photos taken by Phil Feldman. The diversity and creativity of the movable and moving sculpture is truly stunning. The BBC did not have an official entry in the race. Maybe in 2013? Tom Bruni worked on several entries over the years. The group that Tom worked with fielded the "Bling Dynasty" entry this year.|
Monument to Monument--who would have thought that a city to city century could get fifty riders?
|Well this ride did! The images are here. And while looking at those images, read the comments and enter your own. The image at the left is in DC. Click on it to see how Bob felt about all of this. Does he look depressed?|
Bob Wagner, May 6, 2012
Is Maryland's 3 Foot law making a difference?
|Johns Hopkins researchers have recently studied this. Bike lanes do seem to make a difference. Motorists pay less attention to giving the correct space to a cyclist when there are no lanes. Read the full article and find a pointer to the study in the Forum Article on this here. Learn more about these issues. (How much lateral force pushes you when a large vehicle sweeps by?) Take part in the discussion in the forum.|
The Bike Maryland RecRide---- THIS SUNDAY at BIKEJAM in Patterson Park!!
|The Bike Maryland RecRide will start and finish at the incredibly exciting BikeJam event in Patterson Park on September 20! Two great RecRide bicycle tours give you a close-up view of beautiful Charm City--the Lolly Pop Ride: 12 miles and the Parks Ride: 30 miles. Enjoy a rest stop at Druid Hill Park with refreshments and then join the celebration at the end of the RecRide. Register now. For info on BIKEJAM, go here.|
Riding in Israel
|Getting tired of riding in lush green surroundings where too much water is often the problem? Want something more arid and stark? Try riding in Israel as Harvey Cohen did. Read about his ride here and see Harvey slogging away up one of those desert hills here. (Click on the small image on the left to see it larger.)|
Don't just ride your bike: do something with it!!!
|Maryland Art Place is developing an exhibition centered on the relation between people and their bikes. Go here for the details of this. This is a chance to do something interesting with one of those many old bikes sitting in your garage or basement or living room. Click the image to the left for another art bike. For the original photography and attribution go here for the small one and here for the large one.|