the electric bikeman, Portland (by: npGREENWAY, creative commons license)

  Portland (by: npGREENWAY)

The winter holidays bring out the craziness in people, and in some pretty delightful ways.  For that, we should all be glad, no?

  Minneapolis (by: MJIphotos, creative commons)

  Minneapolis (by: MJIphotos)

  Osborne family bikes, Bay Lake FL (by: Joe Penniston, creative commons)

  Bay Lake, Florida (by: Joe Penniston)

  SF Bay Area (by: Richard Masoner, cyclelicio.us, creative commons license)

  San Francisco Bay Area (by: Richard Masoner)

  hanging Christmas bike (by: Josh Delp, creative commons)

  Hanging Christmas bike (by: Josh Delp)

  Los Angeles (by: pinguino k, creative commons license)

  Los Angeles (by: pinguino k)

  Chester Co., PA (by: Sharkey M., creative commons license)

  Chester County, Pennsylvania (by: Sharkey M.)

  San Antonio (by: nan palmero, creative commons license)

  San Antonio (by: Nan Palmero)

  Colorado Springs (by: Jessica Feis, creative commons)

  Colorado Springs (by: Jessica Feis)

  cycling group at Atlantic Station, Atlanta (by: tandemracer/David Hunter, creative commons license)

  Atlantic Station, Atlanta (by: tandemracer/David Hunter)

  Greeting card (by: fixedgear)

  Holiday greeting card (by: fixedgear)

  Chicago (by: Troy Holden, creative commons license)

  Chicago (by: Troy Holden)

  Glendale, CA (by: digablesoul/Al, creative commons license)

  Los Angeles (by: digablesoul/al)

Many thanks to these great photographers for licensing their work for noncommercial use.  Move your cursor over the images for links to the originals.

Kaid Benfield writes (almost) daily about community, development, and the environment, and gets self-indulgent around the holidays.  For more posts, see his blog's home page.