Doctors at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center have diagnosed the first recorded case of a disorder they call “Bicycle-related hypochondria” or “Bi-pochondria.” According to a report released by the center, sufferers become fixated on the idea that their bicycle is continually beset by imaginary hardships.
Biking for transportation and fun has been a large part of my life for many years. Since finding out I was pregnant, I have biked pretty much every day, and there have definitely been some lessons learned along the way.
The 2014 Youth Bike Summit was an unforgettable opportunity to connect with the diverse array of organizations and individuals across the country who are passionate about improving the lives of young people through bicycling. Next year the summit will be held right here in Seattle! Don't miss it.
Having grown up in Colorado, I have a soft spot for my home state, and after much dreaming and scheming over beers with a good friend, my dream trip took shape last August: bikepacking the Colorado Trail.
We all know listening to headphones while riding isn't the safest habit, but it was a different reason that got me to give up the earbuds. Distraction-free biking gave me the time to be creative, meditative and present when things got hectic.