Pace Bike Share Debuts in Knoxville!

February seemed like a strange time to launch an outdoor activity, but that’s exactly what happened when Zagster representatives came to town last week to make it only the second city in the U.S. (Tallahassee was the first – in December) offering Pace, a hybrid system of bike sharing that reconfigures the traditional model of […]

Knoxville’s Tour de Lights 2017

Long-term readers know  Tour de Lights is one of my favorite annual events. It combines creativity, holiday festivity and cycling and it’s like no other event during the year. I’d love to see some of the creativity on display here bleed over into some of our other parades. As has been the case the last […]

Knoxville’s Bike Share Program Expands, Improves Before It Starts

By S. Heather Duncan Inside of Knoxville contributor With the expansion of the Urban Wilderness and the addition of a “black diamond” downhill course and new BMX track in South Knoxville, biking has become part of the city’s identity. Yet despite several proposals in the past, Knoxville has lacked the kind of bike share program […]

Cycling, Buses, Cars, Walking and More: Recent Articles

I realize I’ve fallen behind on sharing articles I find on the topics we cover. I realize this because I’ve got several dozen bookmarked and not used for articles. I accumulate them and look for connecting threads which aren’t always readily apparent. So, today I’ll share several from the last several months which are loosely […]

Kickstand Prepares to Provide Necessary Cycling Infrastructure; Could Use Your Help

I’ve mentioned Kickstand several times over the years. It’s been just over three years since I wrote a full article about the group. In that time they’ve continued their mission of putting bikes in the hands of children and adults who need them. Some of the bikes are given directly, but most are given through […]