After frightening experiences in both solo hitchhiking and cycling, Laura's no stranger to fear. But the ‘Phantom Man’ doesn’t keep her from exploring. “I don't think every woman has to bike across the world,” writes Laura. “But I do think that every woman who wants to, can.”Read More
British podcast host Sarah Williams and I discuss my cross-country tour by bicycle, the obstacles women face on solo travels, and how fear can shape our lives.Read More
Elly Blue has made a living in Portland, Oregon by writing about her two favorite topics: feminism and bicycling. She’s penned such juicy titles as Bikenomics: How Bicycling Will Save the Economy and Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction, and has claimed her place as one of the USA’s most formidable and respected bicycle activists.Read More
"Men can't be trusted," people would tell me. "They all want the same thing." And it's kinda stupid, but I actually grew up believing them. I believed that half of the human race didn't deserve my trust, simply because of the body they were born with.Read More
It's a manifesto. It's a statement of who you are, a temporary tattoo, a way to decorate yourself in what you love. It's eye-catching. Smile-inducing. Delight-spreading. You want one. You want one real bad...Read More
"Biking While Fat" - That title caught my eye like a neon sign. I moved my cursor to the link, clicked, and began to read. It seemed impossible. It was certainly unprecedented. Was someone truly writing about cycling with a body type other than that of a fit-and-chiseled athlete?
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Jennifer is a professor of film at Pacific University, where her passions for cycling, family, and filmmaking have combined in her documentary film The Wind In Our Hair, which features the stories of female bicyclists.Read More