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On the cover: Toronto Critical Mass. Photo by Nick Syperek -

Contents photo: Danny Chew’s trophy collection. Read more on page 56. Photo by Brad Quartuccio

6 Editor’s Statement
Brad Quartuccio

8 Publisher’s Statement
Jeff Guerrero

10 I Love Riding in the City
Readers from around the world share their tales of city cycling.

32 I Live Another Day
Manuel Jimenez
The author lives out his Quicksilver fantasy... And survives to tell the tale.

40 Fix Shit Up!
Erok Boerer
We report on the 2008 Bike Bike conference from San Francisco.

46 Bikes on Film
Ken Kaminski
In “2 Seconds,” a French-Canadian bike racer gets her groove back.

48 Gallery
Ed Glazar

54 Residue
Roger Lootine

56 The Million Mile Man
Stephen Cummings
Danny Chew has devoted his life to cycling one million miles.

64 Facilitated Growth
David Hoffman
We examine bicycle infrastructure, from planning to implementation.

70 10 Types of Pedestrians We Love to Hate
Rich Katz
A light-hearted look at a serious problem for city cyclists—pedestrians!

76 Rear Blinkie Light Theory
Brad Quartuccio

78 How to use a Chain Tool
Brad Quartuccio

80 Winter Footwear Solutions
Brad Quartuccio

82 No Exit
Andy Singer