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 […]

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 […]

The Baltimore Yellow

So, we’re not sure if we made this up, or just picked it up along the way some place, but we’re going to go ahead and take credit for it because it appears that we are actually the first to publish it on the internet, and as everyone knows the internet is like the official […]

Women on Bicycles

So, we’re two weeks home from our latest trip abroad; a trip where we lived and worked in close proximity to a bunch of men and no women. Right before that, we made another trip to the Middle East likewise with no women around at all. We’re home now though, and as luck would have […]