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10 Editor’s Statement
Brad Quartuccio
Travel makes it all come together.

12 Publisher’s Statement
Jeff Guerrero
Why are people so reluctant to spend money on a bicycle?

14 I Love Riding in the City
Readers share their tales of city cycling.

48 Safe Routes Revolution
David Hoffman
We profile Deb Hubsmith, head of the national Safe Routes To School Partnership.

58 Gallery
Chris Thomas
The KC Urban Cyclist Project.

64 Residue
Roger Lootine
Foley Burke’s having a good hair day until...

76 What’s in There?
Brad Quartuccio
How a conventional freewheel mechanism works.

80 Looking Where You’ve Been
Brad Quartuccio
Looking over your shoulder is an essential urban cycling skill.

82 Stem Clamp Penny Trick
Brad Quartuccio
How to avoid scratching your bar with a single bolt stem clamp.

84 No Exit
Andy Singer
The way of the cyclist is found in riding...


Gracie, Yojimbo’s Garage shop kitty. Chicago, IL. Photo by Brad Quartuccio