Table of Contents
ON THE COVER:
On the cover: Kirk Logan Johnson has been car-free since 1995. Photo by Alex Johnson (age 12)
Dummy takes shelter from the rain in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, Circa 1988. Photo by Brian Cummings
6 - Editor’s Statement
8 - Publisher’s Statement
10 - I Love Riding in the City
Readers share their tales of urban cycling.
30 What the Hell?
Punk rock bike advocates want to help everyone live longer.
34 Independent Contractor Status in the Delivery Service Industry
Why messengers don’t make as much as they should.
North American Handmade Bicycle Show photos.
46 LA World Cup Classic Track Racing Report
Jason gets a backstage pass to California’s biggest track race of the year.
56 License to Ride
A look at the pros and cons of bike licensing. Well, mostly the cons...
62 Wheelbuilding 101
How to build your own wheels.
74 No Exit