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Table of Contents

On the cover: Steve Radonich in Oakland, CA at the 80 freeway ramp. Photo by Jason Montano,

Contents photo: Train station in Utrecht. Photo by Regenius,

6 - Editor’s Statement
Brad Quartuccio

8 - Publisher’s Statement
Jeff Guerrero

10 - I Love Riding in the City
Readers share their tales of urban cycling.

26 Fixed Freestyle

Brad Quartuccio
Why did people start doing tricks on track bikes? Why is the sky blue? We look at the movement—past, present and future.

40 Gallery
Ezra Caldwell
From his headquarters in Harlem, Fastboy documents the world around him.

46 Residue
Roger Lootine

48 Riding is My Religion
Stephen Cummings
Steevo’s tale of transforming from a bike messenger into a serious road racer.

54 Get Out of the City
Johnny Tarr & Jeffry Peel
Grab your camping gear and ride out of the city. Our writers tackle Missouri’s Katy Trail, and the GAP/C&O trails that run from DC to Pittsburgh.

66 Bicyclists–The Future is Now
David Hoffman
A look at four communities who will each spend $25 million over the next four years to promote walking and cycling.

72 Bikes on Film
Jeff Guerrero
The Zenga brothers masterpiece of filmmaking, Ski Boys.

74 Technical Gubbins
Brad Quartuccio
A look at the minimum insertion points for your seatpost and quill stem. Plus, a DIY truing stand.

78 No Exit
Andy Singer