The Bike Culture of Burning Man

Photo Friday: Three ("Sunrise, Cubed")

Matt Roth of Streetsblog San Francisco takes a look at the bike culture of Burning Man’s Black Rock City.

Black Rock City, more than any other urban area, has been given over completely to bicycles, making it unquestionably the highest bikes-per-capita metropolis anywhere on the planet. The playa is the perfect place to ride, flat as a board and expansive.

photo by Michael Holden

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.