Table of Contents
ON THE COVER: Photo by Ezra Caldwell - www.fastboyfenders.com
CONTENTS: Matt's Sneakers @ The "How Fast Would Jesus Ride?" alleycat, Pittsburgh, PA. Photo by Brad Quartuccio
6 - Editor’s Statement
8 - Publisher’s Statement
10 - I Love Riding in the City
Readers share their tales of urban cycling.
28 The Dirty Dozen
Our resident road racer suits up in late November for a hillclimb contest—including the steepest street in the world.
Reader-submitted photography from China, England New York City and more.
44 Pedicabs After Dark
Pedaling a rickshaw around Collegetown USA is not just a job—it’s an adventure.
50 American Bike Punks in Tokyo
Two young Americans set out to explore Japanese bike culture, and try not to get their bikes impounded.
56 Techno Crashing
Computing bicycle safety in the 21st century.
60 Hell of a Good Time—Melburn-Roobaix
An Australian twist on the Queen of the Classics.
62 Faber’s Cyclery is Closed
After 86 years, a California cycling institution closes its doors.
64 - Technical Gubbins
How to adjust your rear derailleur and install that all-important front brake.
70 - No Exit