Outdoor Recreation

  • Calendar

    December 26, 2013
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    April 11, 2013
  • News

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Should Dangerously Busy Miami Roads Have Bike Lanes? Advocates, Commission Clash Over Policy

    When Commissioner Rebeca Sosa introduced a resolution last month asking FDOT consult with Miami-Dade before it installs new bike lanes, cyclists reacted with fury. Sosa was deluged with calls and emails from advocates convinced the resolution was a sneak-attack to prevent new bike lanes in a town al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    LINK Miami's Third Anniversary at Treehouse: Magda, Marc Houle, and Bruno Pronsato

    Over the last few years, Miami nightlife has seen a definite paradigm shift. And it coincides with the emergence of DJ-promotions collective LINK. The tyranny of commercial dance music and VIP culture on South Beach is being battled each week by parties like LINK's, which cater strictly to undergro ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2011
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    July 8, 2010
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    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    After Being Ranked One of the Worst, Miami Named 44th Best City for Biking

    ​Former Mayor Manny Diaz made bicycling a key part of his agenda (so much so that he's now under a weird ethics investigation for accepting a bicycle from his staff as his going-away gift), and now Bicycling magazine has named Miami one of the best cities for bicyclists in America.In 2008, the mag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Open Sprints at Keirin Cycles Tomorrow Night

    To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. It's the middle of June, so that means it's about time for the monthly Keirin Cycles open sprints. The event takes place tomorrow night, June 11. At last month's events, we had a debut local screening of Maca Frama, a docu ... More >>

  • Music

    April 2, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn

    He's back, and sounding off about bikes.

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2009

    Pitch a Tent

    Not in your pants.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.? Jose Goes Camping

    To get an introduction to Jose El Rey (if you actually need one!) and to read previous installments of his weekly Crossfade column, Que Pasa, M.I.A?, click here. Against my better judgment and sense of comfort and convenience, I went camping. Into the woods. Into the night. With fire. And "beware of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    Former Avenue D Singer Bikes Across America

    Courtesy of Girls Gone Wildlife You love this ass! Debbie Attias takes a cross country bike ride to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund. Does she look like a slut? No, Debbie Attias, half of the now-defunct, Brooklyn-based, MIA born-and-raised Avenue D, looks like a cyclist. She and friend Kari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Bike Blog - Mayors Determine Bikes Rock

    June’s U.S. Conference of Mayors gave some love to bicyclists across nation. There’s much we may anticipate based on their proclamations. Here’s the short version: The broadly named Transportation and Communications Committee drafted a resolution titled “Ensuring Bicycling is Integrated int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    Big Surprise: Miami Listed Among Worst Cycling Cities

    Well, folks, guess which city recently won the distinction of a write-up from Bicycling magazine for being on of the three “worst cities for cycling?” Yeah, it's not much of a surprise. Still, as bicycling slowly peddles its way up the agenda in Miami, a little bad publicity can't hurt when it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    A New Day For Bikes In Miami?

    Last week a group of bicycling advocates, including members of the Green Mobility Network, Emerge Miami, and others, met with Miami Mayor Manny Diaz to lobby for the city to take a stronger stand on biking. Although there had been several mass emails about the meeting before it took place, the Bik ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of February 14, 2008

    "I do not think we cyclists have a chance."

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of February 7, 2008

    "Cycling feels more like cautious creeping to avoid being killed by speeding cars and clueless pedestrians."

  • News

    January 31, 2008

    Cyclists Court Death Daily

    It's dangerous, but Miami is getting friendlier to bikes.

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2008

    Bike Blog 2008 Wish List

    What I really, truly want in 2008, besides peace on earth and free beer, is a flying bike. But putting that dream aside for a few minutes, the Bike Blog has put together a slightly more realistic wish list for the coming year. Any suggestions, additions, or vitriolic ammunitions? Leave a comment bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007

    Green Mobility is Finding Its Way

    Tuesday night, the fledgling Green Mobility Network met for its second meeting ever at the Dice House in Kendall. The group was started over the summer by John Hopkins, a South Miami resident and bicycling advocate who writes the blog Spokes N’ Folks. About 20 people showed up for the meeting, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    FU, SUV!

    Just last week, the Bike Blog wrote about summer bike mayhem – yesterday, we got an email from Tricia Vanderkooy, who got hit by an SUV on her way home from last Saturday’s Critical Mass bike ride. It wasn’t just a freak accident, either. Here’s one pretty detail: before hitting her, she s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Out of the Fiery Furnace of Miami, a New Group is Formed

    A few weeks ago, the Bike Blog was peddling down Coral Way with Chris Alphin, a bike messenger and nice guy to boot, who organizes the Miami Beach Take Back the Streets Meetup Group. We were engaged in one of the Bike Blog’s favorite activities – ragging on Miami – when Alphin went ahead and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2007

    Some Good News -- Surprise! -- For Cyclists

    After a brief respite – the Bike Blog got bike clogged, you might say – we’re back. And to make up for last’s week’s missing dose of grumbling and mockery, the Bike Blog presents two bits of hope, progress, and downright democracy. The first comes from the City of Miami public hearing on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2007

    Sore Butt? Greasy pant-leg? Bad date-on-wheels? Ask Mr. Bike

    The guy knows his bikes The other day, I was griping to Mr. Bike on the phone about how much crap I had hauled to work on my bike that morning. “Have you thought about getting a trailer?” he asked. “Most people find that once they start using their bikes to carry stuff, it starts to progres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007

    A Crash Course on Building Bike Lanes

    After a few months of ragging on Miami for its pathetic/nonexistent bike lanes, mean drivers, sluggish progress, and general muddle-headedness when it comes to making the city bike-friendly, the Bike Blog resolved to spend a week posting nothing but good news. But not this week. This morning, I rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2007

    Go Ahead, Miami, Ride Your Bikes

    When I moved into my first apartment in Miami three months ago, one of the first things I asked my landlord was whether it was even possible to ride my bike to work, from the Orange Bowl to the New Times building on 28th and Biscayne. He stared a minute and smiled gently – like I had asked if mayb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2007

    If Chicago Can Make Bikes Work, Why Can't Miami?

    Windy, yes -- and bikable A couple of weeks ago, the Bike Blog was chatting with Miami Beach City Commissioner Saul Gross about the city's Master Plan for bicycles, a fairly ambitious scheme that would include miles of bike lanes and a much-needed bike path along the beach. Sounds great, righ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2007
  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Green Tide

    Mysterious matter threatens one of the world's most important ecosystems

  • Calendar

    February 15, 2007
  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Tour de Dope

    A Miami rider broke from the pack and admitted to drug use in cycling

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006
  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 23, 2004
  • Recreation

    May 15, 2003


    Myakka River State Park

  • Recreation

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Kayak

    Florida Bay Outfitters

  • Calendar

    October 14, 1999

    Row the Mangroves

    Canoe Trip to Chicken Key Island Nature Preserve

  • Recreation

    May 13, 1999

    Best Snorkeling Spot

    Biscayne National Park

  • Recreation

    May 13, 1999
  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Into the Wild White Yonder

    Hot off the press: A newsletter to entice blacks into the outdoors

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    It's All Downhill from Here

    Amazing things can happen when you bring together a vessel, a vehicle, and one very slippery boat ramp

  • News

    July 18, 1996
  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Up Snapper Creek Without a Pedal

    Mountain-bike enthusiasts are stump-jumping mad after being evicted from their favorite South Dade path

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Bahama Trauma

    Miami kayaker Miguel Hernandez was having the time of his life on a solo voyage to Cuba -- until a multinational team of drug cops crashed the party

  • News

    June 29, 1994

    Independent Muddy

    Nick Carter led a group of FIU students on a trek into the Amazon rain forest. Now some of them say he's all wet.

  • News

    April 1, 1992
  • News

    January 22, 1992

    Wheeling and Dealing

    U.S. Rep. William Lehman snags $2.5 million in federal money for bike paths in his Dade district - and cyclists aren't taking it sitting down

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