Baltimore’s Cyclist Assaults are Motivated by Race, Class

Two weeks ago we wrote at length about Baltimore’s neighborhoods and their racial and class divides. The lines between neighborhoods, and between black and white are very finely drawn and are as old as our city itself. They haven’t changed very much since the period of white flight after the Jim Crow era, and they’re […]

Bike Notes for April 2014

It’s Spring time for real now. Our long regional nightmare of Winter is over and the days are longer and the weather is nicer. For many people that means dusting off ye olde velocipede and getting back out on the streets, or at least riding more miles. And it’s in that spirit that we wanted […]

What’s Happening To Baltimore Bike Party?

We mentioned on Friday that we had mixed feelings about the police presence at Baltimore Bike Party. Let us be clear now: those feelings are no longer mixed. According to the BBP Facebook page the city has demanded that all riders stop at all red lights during the ride. The organizers and (for the most […]

Baltimore Bike Party Tonight

If you’ve paid any kind of attention at all to cycling in Baltimore recently, you know that the monthly Baltimore Bike Party has been enjoying exponential growth in recent months. The event has grown so large that last month the start location was moved over a few blocks to Pearlstone Park, also known as ‘That […]