Amid Black Friday sales, retailers are still dealing with inflation

Nov 23, 2022
From records to chocolate to bicycles, three small businesses describe how they're doing ahead of Black Friday.
As shoppers flock to stores this Black Friday, small businesses are still weighing how to handle rising prices.
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Why one bike maker is struggling to meet pandemic demand

Jun 9, 2021
As supply chain shortages back up orders of parts and raw materials, bike manufacturers are struggling to keep up with surging demand.
"Compared to normal years, we were seeing two to three times more site traffic and purchases across the board," said Mehdi Farsi, co-founder of State Bicycle Co. in Phoenix.
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Can a better-designed bike helmet make people safer on the road?

Jul 19, 2017
Gloria Hwang, the founder and CEO of helmet company Thousand, thinks so.
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New app aims to improve cycling in Portland

Jul 23, 2015
Data will help plan for safer riding infrastructure, like signals and routes.

Priority Bicycle's quest to build a better bike

Feb 24, 2015
Why Dave Weiner left a technology career to reinvent the bicycle.

Los Angeles hosts a 10-mile-long block party

Apr 16, 2012
CicLAvia, an event that brought 100,000 people out on their bikes, got people to linger where they usually don't.

For public good, not for profit.

Dude, where's my bike?

Jan 27, 2012
Journalist Patrick Symmes had a bicycle. Then it got stolen. So he got another bike, and that got stolen, too. He discusses his journey delving into the underground economy of stolen bikes.

RNC: View from the bike lane (Part II)

Sep 3, 2008
Monday, I started out at 9 am to see how the freewheel!n borrow-a-bike-free program was working....