Articles by Elly Blue
Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist based in Portland, Ore. She blogs at Taking the Lane and is writing a book about Bikenomics that comes out in 2013. You can also find her on Twitter.
Locavore-dom taken to the extreme — by bike
Photo: MetrofietsI stepped out onto my front porch one day this summer just in time to see my farmer pedaling down the street with a trailer full of tools. To an outsider, such a vision must seem like a sketch right out of Portlandia, the television show that spoofs my hometown’s supposedly eccentric ways. Here […]
True confessions of a bicycle scofflaw
Photo: mad driversOkay, confession time: I’m one of “those” cyclists. You know, the ones who are giving us all a bad name, the ones who think we’re above the law, who regularly pass through stop signs without stopping — even without slowing down very much. I even ran a red light or two in my […]
The fashionable cyclist: Why let a little rain get you down?
Got a long, wet ride to work? You can do it, and still arrive looking snappy, writes Elly Blue.
Riding the crimson tide: bicycling when you have your period
Elly Blue demystifies the one true women's issue in bicycling: biking on your period.