In ringing in the New Year, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular posts of 2018 on BICYCLIST. Following is a list of posts, starting in January, that were read and listened to by the majority of BICYCLIST readers and members.
The Art Institute of Chicago made more than 50,000 hi-res images of artwork available on their site this past week. When viewed through the optic of the bicyclist, many interesting details emerge about some of the foundational actors who defined the methods of their chosen mediums for centuries to come.
We talk an experiment that made drivers more compliant, whether electrolyte beer is beneficial, a local Proposition that would hurt bicyclists, and our tips for outdoor photography and the gear you should have.
Magnum Photos opened their archives to Guy Andrews, founding editor of Rouleur magazine, so he could curate a book of unique photos chronicling the history of cycling. Andrews supplements the photographs gathered from the archives with insights into the lives of the people in the front of and behind the camera. Readers will discover many unfamiliar photos and gain a new appreciation for what it takes to be a professional race photographer.
The second stage of the Amgen Tour of California presented by AEG was a healthy mix of climbing through the hills and valleys between South Pasadena, where the race began, and Santa Clarita, the race finish.
Dan Marker-Moore slices elements of his Los Angeles photographs to create one magical piece. He uses a technique called ‘Time-Slicing’. A time-sliced image is a montage of photographs taken over a period of time and then combined to create one cohesive image. As told to City Lab, Marker-Moore says of the process, “Nothing is really frustrating about the process. Going to a remote location high above the city and taking a long break to watch the sunset while the camera takes a picture is great.” His pieces capture the brightness and beauty of the colorful vibrations of Los Angeles.
Between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ana Mountains, these cyclists line up on Thursday at the Great Park to ride on the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station concrete runway with some weekday criterion racing.