Shane MacRhodes

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The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p><b>A</b> trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

This Intersection Could Save Cyclists’ Lives

Protected bike lanes shouldn’t stop just before an intersection.<p>Hopping on a bike may be the happiest way to get to work, but it’s not an entirely safe way. More than 700 cyclists were killed in traffic in the U.S. in 2012, according to recently released data from the National Highway Traffic …

Traffic Safety

Family Ride

Hey! I’ve got a new Family Biking column on BikePortland, sponsored by Clever Cycles. It’s a weekly column, posting each Tuesday, but with some extra …

Hum of the city

December 4, 2017 · 4:24 pm<p>Has it been a year? It kind of has.<p>One of the first cargo-type things we did with our first cargo bike, other than carry …

Tiny Helmets Big Bikes

We love biking! As a family, biking has always been a part of life. Our boys are growing up thinking that it is completely normal to hop on the bike …

Made it between the rains, had a nice little ride AND got pizza. The smallest Kidical Mass but no less fun!

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