Crank Honors 2012: Top Dogs of Cycling Blogs

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May
2012

It’s time to determine the top dogs of the cycling blogs once again.  This is the third time we’ve held the Crank Honors where people vote up their favorite cycling blogs and celebrate all the goodness they have to offer.

I want to start off by saying that Loving the Bike simply holds these honors each year and we don’t allow ourselves to be in on the running.  We have 6 categories again this year (Road, Mountain Bike, Commuter, Women’s, Travel, and Lifestyle) and below are each of the polls.

Feel free to also check out our Crank Listed Directory that includes the World’s Cycling Blogs.

Voting Information:

  • Vote for one of the blogs that are included in the poll, or add your own favorite in the “Other” space provided.  If enough votes come in for a blog that isn’t listed in the poll, we’ll add them in.
  • You can vote once per day for each category, so be sure to come back often and vote your favorite into the top dog spot.
  • Polls are open from right now through June 1, 2012

Let the Voting Begin:

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15 Responses to “ Crank Honors 2012: Top Dogs of Cycling Blogs ”

  1. Anon on May 31, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    Oh, great! Now here’s a whole buncha’ blogs I haven’t found before to waste time with, no, scratch that, I mean enjoy and learn from!

  2. Brian Kleiber on May 25, 2012 at 8:46 am

    Thanks for nominating Culture Cycles again Darryl!

  3. Chris on May 25, 2012 at 5:11 am

    Friday isnt Friday without the LondonCyclist roundup!

  4. Miami Bike Report on May 24, 2012 at 9:08 am

    Loved to see Cyclelicious and Bike Portland on the lists! :)

  5. Harald Kliems on May 21, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    The Velominati link only leads to a “Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.” page.

  6. Dan Wilkinson on May 21, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    I had to mention Kent’s bike blog. The man is a star and an inspiration.

  7. Ted Johnson on May 21, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Let the stuffing begin!

  8. Bethel on May 18, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Thanks to ALL the bloggers.

  9. Shawn McAfee on May 16, 2012 at 8:49 am

    Thanks for including Texas Mountain Bike Trails Darryl! You are a rockstar, keep giving us all this great content!

  10. Justin Winokur on May 16, 2012 at 7:45 am

    I am really surprised that Lovely Bicycle isn’t on the list. And Bikeface for that matter

    • Darryl is Loving the Bike on May 16, 2012 at 8:09 am

      Hey Justin. The blogs in the poll are just a starting point. As more nominations and recommendations come in, we’ll be changing them around. We have now added bikey face.

    • Archergal on May 16, 2012 at 8:08 pm

      I added in Lovely Bicycle under Lifestyle blogs.

      I read almost none of the other blogs listed.

  11. Ashley Hill on May 16, 2012 at 6:55 am

    Thanks for adding my site aerochick.com :D

  12. Andreas on May 16, 2012 at 6:33 am

    Thanks for adding London Cyclist to the nominations Darryl!

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