8 Editor’s Statement
10 Publisher’s Statement
12 I Love Riding in the City
Readers share their tales of city cycling.
32 Monster Track X
For ten years running, NYC has hosted this brakeless alleycat.
Japanese jeweler Takahiro Kudo creates wearable bike art in Brooklyn.
46 What’s the Muss About Mass?
An objective look at Critical Mass from a bicycle advocacy viewpoint.
52 Best Before 1994
A coming of age reflection—from bike punk to bicycle advocate.
64 The Running of the Chickens
The chickens are going to eat you!
72 Urban Assault
A simple bicycle commute becomes a matter of life or death.
76 Bikes on Film
The 1979 Acadamy Award winning film, Breaking Away.
78 Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Valves
82 Brake VS Shifter Housing
84 Talking About Chainline
86 No Exit