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Publisher Lynn Guissinger Editor Becca Heaton Art DirectorDesigner Kristal Boni Production Beth Prehn Contributors Jamie Acton Dan Baum Duncan Benning Colleen Bowling Steve Cleary Jeanne Eisenhaure Brian Litmans Mark Mew Janice Towers Joni Wilm Online Ryan Amirault Gavin B. Griffin Michelle Jackson Greg Thomas Finance Shirlee Adolfson Sales Brian Bauer briancatacom.com 303-444-5545 x122 Russ Chandler russcatacom.com 303-444-5545 x122 Lynn Guissinger lynncatacom.com 303-444-5545 x106 Editorial Office BikeLife Cities 1515 Walnut Street Boulder CO 80302 Tel 303-444-5545 Fax 800-579-1515 www.bikelifecities.com Advertising Contact salesbikelifecities.com for media kit and rate card. StoryPhoto Submissions Contact editorbikelifecities.com for submission information. Distribution Contact infobikelifecities.com for information. BikeLife Cities is a program of Catalyst Communication Inc. launching in multiple cities. 2015 Catalyst Communication Inc. ON THE COVER Photo by Clark James Mishler A longtime bike and trails advocate Lanie Fleischer helped bring the Chester Creek Trail to Anchorage in 1973. In 1994 Lanie was honored to have the trail named after her as the Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail. Youll see Lanie riding the roads and trails around Anchorage on her town bike with its signature sheepskin saddle cover. Read more about Lanie on pages 1213. ride hard all year round8.7.15 the ride begins at anchorage cycle. JEANNE EISENHAURE Through her Bike Stylish project Jeanne is on a mission to help further the perception of biking as fun accessible and aspirational. Always well dressed Jeanne shares her tips on biking stylishly in this months issue. Follow her on Facebook at Bike Stylish and Twitter bikestylish. CLARK JAMES MISHLER Clark has lived in Anchorage for more than 40 years and his photographs have been featured in hundreds of regional national and international publications. His award-winning books includeANCHORAGE Life at the Edge of the Frontier 2006 and Portrait Alaska 2013. DAN BAUM The author of several books including Gun Guys A Road Trip Nine Lives Death and Life in New Orleans and Citizen Coors An American Dynasty Dan was also a staff writer for The New Yorker and has reported for the Anchorage Times The Atlanta Journal- Constitution and The Wall Street Journal. CONTRIBUTORS