One Million Bicycles, the ambitious event that plans to hold 100 bike rallies in 50 states and recycle and donate 1 million bikes by August 2009, is rolling full steam ahead. Organizer and author/activist Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie is assembling his staff, registration is now open at OneMillionBicycles.org and a kick-off video has just been … Read more
Joe Kurmaskie, speaking at the “We are All Traffic” rally last November.(Photos © J. Maus) If any one person could be the spark that ignites a national cycling movement, it would Joe Kurmaskie. Known to many as the “Metal Cowboy”, Kurmaskie is a nationally recognized magazine columnist (Men’s Journal, Outside, Bicycling), author of several bike … Read more
Kurmaskie family just hours before take-off.(File photo) Crazy bike adventures are nothing new to local author and nationally known speaker Joe Kurmaskie. The man who is known by his fans as the “Metal Cowboy” has biked all over the globe, but his current adventure might be his most daring yet. This time he’s taking the … Read more
Ran into Joe Kurmaskie at the store the other day. Joe has just returned from a cross-country bike ride with his two sons, Quinn (7) and Enzo (5). Many of you might know him as the “Metal Cowboy“, regular contributor to the Bicycle Paper and Backpacker Magazine just to name a few.