06 Oct '11, 11am

Bikes playing a big role in protest movements via @ellyblue @grist

Bikes playing a big role in protest movements via @ellyblue @grist

Bikes can be effective tools in protests. Photo: Dan Nguyen Recent weeks have seen the massive, multi-day protests spread from the original Occupy Wall Street encampment in downtown Manhattan to Boston, Chicago, Denver, and many other cities. But largely lost amid the headlines last Friday was another, related demonstration. Like the final Friday of any other month for the last two decades, bicyclists rode out on Sept. 30 for the often-controversial Critical Mass group rides in cities throughout the world. Critical Mass has played into the progressive groundswell that led to protests like Occupy Wall Street. After years of practicing the art of civil protest atop their bikes, it's no surprise that Critical Mass vets are now riding to the front lines, where two wheels often provide a tactical advantage over two feet. The environmental group Times Up! -- best known for its l...

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grist.org 06 Oct '11, 2pm

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