Urban Velo

Link Love


Thanks to Tampa Bay’s Spoke-N-Word blog, we’re once again reminded that there are lots of other great publications out there. Blogs, websites, ezines, etc. And like ours, many of them are available online for free. Here’s a few:

Blogs, Forums & Online Magazines
Drunk Cyclist – Big Jonny blogs best.
Cars R Coffins – You know that Hurl…
Commute By Bike – News and reviews daily.
One Less Car – Cole in Chicago.
Momentum – Our B.C. buds. Get it for free online.
Urban Cycle Chic – Spokesmodels for streetstyle & the lycra-free revolution.
Sweet Georgia Brown – The bronze bombshell.
Eco Velo – Cycling blog with an eye on the environment.
Crush Hills – Jenna in Philadelphia
Bike Hacks – Cool DIY tricks and tips.
The Practical Pedal – Free in print or on the web.
Moving Target – The world’s most useless messenger zine.
How To Avoid The Bummer Life – Stevil Kineval at the helm.
Fuck Gas – Would you believe this is a bike site? It is.
Trackasaurus Rex – Fixed gear bikes, not dinosaurs.
Cranked – Urban bicycling, made in Cascadia.
Velograph – From one of the creators of Cranked Magazine.
Bike Monkey – Sonoma, Ca magazine and website.
BikesnobNYC – It’s funny because it’s true.
John forgot to turn off the Ipod – Steevo’s blog… Check it out!
Prolly is not Probably – John Prolly in Brooklyn.
Gwadzilla – Joel reports from the streets of D.C.
Bike Node – A directory of cycling links.
Two Wheels – Jon Grinder in Denver.
Pedicab Blog – All pedicabs, all the time!
Veloquent – Kent and friends.
Blue Collar MTB – Mountain bikes for the working class.
Surly Blog – Proof that real live cyclists work in the bike industry.
Ralleigh Commutes – More proof.
Peacock Groove – Framebuilder Eric Noren’s blog.
38th Street Blog – Pittsburgh artist and cyclist Jason Thomas.
RocBike.com – From Rochester, NY.
Fabric Horse – Threads for bike heads.
Ant Bike Mike – Mike’s builder blog… Great photos!
Speedgoat – From the hills of Pennsylvania.
Bicycle Design – It’s about bike design, duh.
Bike World News – Bicycle news and views.
Kent’s Bike – The mountain turtle rides on.
The Snot Rocket – Dan in Madison.
Wrench in the Gears – Faster than your TV
Concrete Lunch – Bikes, skateboards and sustainable society.
Wheelgirl – A tiny bike shop in Berekely.
Lunatic Biker – He is loved.
SheCycles – An online magazine for women.
Rochester Flyers – Ex-messenger blogs on.
BikeBoom Calendar LA – Fun bike stuff in Los Angeles
Scallywags Blog – Community bike shop in Minneapolis.
Steambike – Former courier, future something else…
Bike Blog – Bloggin’ in Brooklyn
Lockring Not Included – From the hills of Shillington, PA
Bike Rumor – Bicycle news you can use.
Project Rwanda – Biking for a change in Africa
Bicycle Diaries – From Da Square Wheelman
Bike Black Ribbon – From Milwaukee, and it’s not just beer
Cycling Carson City – Carson City, Nevada, that is
Human Powered Transport – Blogging from Sumadis
Boston Bicycle Reflector – Boston bike zine.
One On One Bike – Geno O & Co.
Andy Singer – New cartoons about once a month.
Unbreakable Bonds – Donna @ Kryptonite’s blog.
Cycle-Licious – Bicycle lifestyles, news and views.
What I Think – A virtual soapbox.
Bike Liker – From Kansas City.
Bike Hugger – Have you hugged your bike today?
Reno Rambler – A little wonder goes a long way.
Fyxomatosis – From a land down under.
Bicycles and Icicles – Biking in Alaska
Arsbars – Arleigh in North Carolina.
Bicycle Fixation – Urban riding & natural fibers on the mind.
East Side Cyclist – Nashville ain’t just country music
Lincoln Ve-Low – Straight outta Nebraska.
Belgium Kneewarmers – For cyclists who ride bare legged.
Fixed Gear Gallery – If it ain’t fixed it’s broken,
Dispatch 101 – A slice of life from a Chicago messenger company.
Singletrack – The British mountain bike magazine.
Kevin Sousa – Bike riding Chef from Pittsburgh
I Kiss Better Than I Cook – Bike riding Sous-Chef from Pittsburgh
Go Tread Go – Kentucky bike photographer.
Homegrown Revolution – Tips and tricks from an urban homestead.
Bikes 4 More – Zak in Fresno.
Blogged.com – Directory of cycling related blogs.
Alleycat Races Blog – Listing of alleycat races.
CICLE – Cyclists inciting change thru LIVE exchange.
Bike Commuters – Bike your drive.
Velospace – It’s like MySpace for cyclists.
Cycle Jerks – Weekly internet TV show from Denver.
6 Racing – NYC messenger racing team.
BlogNetNews – A collection of many of the most popular cycling blogs.
Hard Court Bike Polo – Polo! Polo! Polo! Rules and more.
Bike Rumor – News from around the cycling world.

The Thunderhead Alliance – The motherload of advocacy links.
Bike Collective Network – bikecollectives.org
Bike Pittsburgh – bike-pgh.org
Bike Portland – bikeportland.org
Transportation Alternatives (NYC) – transalt.org
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition – sfbike.org
Bay Area Bicycle Coalition – bayareabikes.org
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – bicyclecoalition.org
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition – labike.org
Illuminate LA – illuminatela.com
Chicagoland Bicycle Federation – biketraffic.org
Bike Denver – bikedenver.org
Bicycle Colorado – bicyclecolo.org
M-Bike.org – Metro Detroit
Texas Bicycle Coalition – biketexas.org
Bicycle Transportation Alliance (OR) – bta4bikes.org
Washington Area Bicyclist Organization – From D.C.

Time’s Up – NYC Direct Action
KC Bike Federation – www.kcbikefed.org
IMBA – onthetrail.imbatools.com

Around the World
Cicli su Carta – Stefano in Italy
Bicycle Ecology Japan – Japan loves bikes
Circles – Nagoya bike shop blog
Bicivilizate – Cyclists in Chile
Ciclismo Urbano – Santiago cycling blog
ContraPedal – MTB in Chile

Banana Logic – Ana in Portugal
Podilates – Greece was made for bikes.
City Cycling – If it ain’t Scottish, it’s crap!
Village Bicycle Project – Bringing bikes to Ghana
Pedaleiro – Bikes in Brazil
Critical Mass Berlin – Lots of bikes in Germany
Yeahpope – Ms. Yeahpope in Germany
Fixie News – And some fixies from Germany
Rodadas – Bicicletas in Spain
Spinopsys – Philip in Sydney, Australia
Cycling as a Way of Life – Ubik in Italy
2Teker.com – Two wheels in Turkey
HK Fixed – Fixed in Hong Kong
Cycle India – Join them for a charity ride in India.
Guardabarros – Riding daily in Spain
Bike Smiling – Riding towards a more sustainable Taiwan.
The Cycling Artist – Tina in London.
Milano Fixed – Fixies in Milan, Italy.
Pedal Mafia – More fixies in Japan
Gustar’s Site – Straight outta Indonesia
Copenhagenize – Life in the world’s cycling captial
Velo Wala – Avinash in India
Copenhagen Cycle Chic – Normal people in normal clothes on normal bikes
Putrajaya Critical Mass – Critical Mass in Malaysia
Jitensha Jin – A drunken Tokyoite terrorizing via Jitensha
Pierrequiroule – Bike stuff and stories from Switzerland.
Weelz – Le magazine du vélo urbain (from France).

There are hundreds more, so help us out… Please list your or your favorite website(s) in the comments field below.

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  1. pierrequirouleOctober 1, 2007 at 2:25 am

    Made in Switzerland bike stuff and stories

  2. iconoclasstOctober 1, 2007 at 11:15 am

    Wrench In the Gears

  3. iconoclasstOctober 1, 2007 at 11:19 am

    Oh, and for advocacy, don’t overlook WABA and Time’s Up!.

  4. FritzOctober 1, 2007 at 12:11 pm

    Thanks for the linky love, Brad.

    I’m waiting for the clown corner post!

  5. OliverOctober 1, 2007 at 1:48 pm

    Wow we are a Love Link.

    Greetings from Hannover / Germany.


  6. sumadisOctober 1, 2007 at 6:32 pm

    http://www.humanpoweredtransport.net/ – my scratching and ranting
    http://bikeblog.blogspot.com/ – nyc ranting and info
    http://bikeboom.com/webcalendar/month.php – lost angels calendar of fun events
    http://www.pedalmafia.com/ – japan trackstars
    http://www.bikeradar.com/ – race news
    http://www.belgiumkneewarmers.com/ – cross junkies
    http://www.cicle.org/ – advocates

  7. Donna TocciOctober 1, 2007 at 6:38 pm

    Woa…thanks for including me in such great company!
    Great to see you, in person, finally, at Interbike!

  8. ArleighOctober 1, 2007 at 8:09 pm

    Thanks for the plug! I appreciate it!

  9. AlegiustOctober 2, 2007 at 2:18 am

    On this ancient italian roman road SS9 via Emilia on the road since 187a.C.
    We love bikes and your magazine.

  10. ubikOctober 2, 2007 at 6:41 am

    thanks for including my site :)

  11. fxdwhlOctober 2, 2007 at 7:18 am

    With sweety palms and heavy breathing I watch my sitemeter like a stalker.

    Clicky, clicky. Good zine you guys got going here.

  12. cyclistas // yeahpopeOctober 2, 2007 at 7:22 am

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  13. da' Square WheelmanOctober 2, 2007 at 8:49 am

    Fantastic round-up! Thanks for the effort. Here’s my humble contribution: Bicycle Diaries%)

  14. LakeRavenOctober 2, 2007 at 8:56 am

    Milwaukee bike stuff


  15. anabananasplitOctober 2, 2007 at 11:11 am

    Hey, thanks a lot for the link love! I’m honored. :-)

  16. grannyOctober 2, 2007 at 11:58 am

    a little love for the crankset…www.triplecrankset.blogspot.com

    do you guys have add space left for http://www.unattachedrider.com?

  17. David HoffmanOctober 2, 2007 at 4:58 pm

    Marin County Bicycle Coalition – the source of Safe Routes to School, and the Non-Motorized Pilot Transportation Program, as well as the humble home of the mountain bike… Joe Breeze, Gary Fisher, etc…

  18. JeffOctober 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm

    Two from Carson City, NV:

    Cycling Carson City

    Facility Bike Club

  19. JamesOctober 5, 2007 at 2:28 pm

    Cool, this is a great list to be on! Thanks.

    By the way, I sent you guys a couple emails not long ago, but they were both returned as undeliverable. I don’t know if your spam filter is blocking gmail or something, but you might check into it.

  20. CSH RaleighOctober 19, 2007 at 5:25 pm

    Hey guys,

    Thanks for the link and links! Totally great to keep the communities alive and well.

  21. RenatoOctober 28, 2007 at 6:01 pm

    Thanks for the link. I appreciate it!


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  24. sarah gibsonMarch 20, 2008 at 9:41 am

    this is kansas city’s local bicycle advocacy group. was hoping you’d see fit to add it to your list and links of advocacy groups. theyre doing great things in kc. thanks. peace

  25. Todd ScottApril 4, 2008 at 9:09 am

    Please consider adding this Metro Detroit bike advocacy blog: http://www.m-bike.org


  26. Ron CallahanAugust 22, 2008 at 9:04 am

    I’d appreciate it if you add my site: http://www.bikeworldnews.com

    Racing, products, tech, culture and more.

  27. Elliot KarverAugust 13, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    These are the reasons I love the cycling community. Sites like urbanvelo help to connect everyone in the industry. Here is another one that is focused on helping people get started and understanding the benefits of cycling: http://www.gearrebel.com

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