Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Everything You Want to Know About Bicycle Gears and How They Work

Test editor Dan Chabanov breaks down the history, types of bicycle gear systems, how they work, and how to use them on your rides.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

San Diego installs counters in new protected bike lanes

Cyclists say the devices can debunk the myth that bike lanes are wasteful because no one uses them.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

AllTrails Shows You the Best Biking and Hiking Trail Maps Around the World

AllTrails's database of hiking and biking trails makes exploring the great outdoors feel much less intimidating.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Why not encourage cycling during the coronavirus lockdown?

Bikes allows people to maintain isolation but provide important respite from being indoors

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Want To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Attack? Try Walking Or Cycling To Work If You Can - Study Finds

A study by two former Olympic athletes suggests that walking or cycling to work on a daily basis may lower one's risk of suffering a heart attack.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

These Simple Bike Reflectors Offer 360-Degree Visibility to Keep Riders Safe at Night | Mental Floss

The FLECTR 360 WING wants to make sure your nighttime bike rides safe by offering visibility from all angles.

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The Best Bike Panniers for 2019

After spending three years testing dozens of panniers, we’ve chosen eight that’ll be great for daily duty no matter what you’re toting or where you’re going.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

These Amazing Cycling Photos Will Send You Back in Time

From the very first hobby horse to Lawson Craddock’s heroic Tour this summer, cycling has had a long and glorious history.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Mountable Laserlight Projector Creates a Personal Bike Lane for Cyclists | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The Revolutionary Bike Safety Breakthrough Every Cyclist Needs - Including You

Whether you are an avid road ride, gravel grinder, fitness cyclist or urban commuter, this simple but brilliant safety upgrade is a must have.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

25 Celebrities Who Love Cycling Just as Much as You Do

These are the movie stars, singers, politicians, and more who call themselves cyclists.

Business & Finance | Business

Uber Has Acquired Jump And Officially Joined The Dockless Bike Wars

"We’re excited to begin our next chapter and to play a significant part in the transition of Uber to a multi-modal platform," Jump CEO Ryan Rzepecki said.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This device turns any manual bike into an electric vehicle in seconds

Rubbee X is an e-drive that can turn almost any manual bicycle into an electric hybrid.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

AI could help reduce bike accidents | VentureBeat | AI | by John Brandon

I started biking on a regular basis last summer. On almost every business trip, I’ve arranged to use a bike as a way to stay in shape or to commute around a city. And I’ve taken countless bike-camping trips, most of them in my home state of Minnesota.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Most Bike Friendly Cities in the US - Thrillist

More cities are building out their biking infrastructure and working to keep cyclists safe. Almost like it’s a competition or something.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Biking or Walking to Work Can Improve Your Health Dramatically

Two new studies point out the benefits of walking or bicycling, especially if you make those exercises part of your daily commute.

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8 Habits Fast Cyclists Swear By | Bicycling

Coach Brandon Davis shares the habits he sees in his speediest cycling clients.

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105-year-old Frenchman cycles into history with hour-long ride | Reuters

QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (Reuters) - Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history on Wednesday by covering 22.528 km (14.08 miles) in one hour on a track near Paris.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

How to Bicycle Around the World | Travel Leisure

Read on for a personal account and what to expect when touring the world by bike.

Sports | Biking

9 Things Drivers Need to Stop Saying in the Bikes vs. Cars Debate

Before the next big wave of internet arguing, I’m proposing we retire a few overused and underwhelming opinions in the bikes vs. cars debate. Though I drive and bike, my allegiances skew in the cyclist direction (feel free to scroll straight the comment

Health & Fitness | Wheels

How Riding the Tour de France Damages Cyclists' Bodies | Bicycling

Exercise scientists say the Tour de France is the hardest endurance race in the world for a reason—it kicks everyone’s ass in the end.

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This is a bike-lovers dream office to work in | CONTEMPORIST

When SRAM Corporation, a global bicycle component manufacturer, wanted to create a new headquarters, they turned to Perkins+Wills for the design.

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9 Embarrassing Bike Buying Questions, Answered | Bicycling

Make sure you’re picking the right bike by asking these basic questions while shopping, especially if you're too embarrassed to ask.

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4 Ways Your Tire Pressure Is Wrong | Bicycling

Your tire pressure is the biggest influence on your bike’s ride quality and handling. Here's how to dial it in.

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Missouri’s Anti-Bike Lawmaker Authors Weirdest Bill Yet

A Missouri lawmaker introduced a measure mandating cyclists fly 15-foot-tall orange flag from bikes for safety.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

It's Time to Embrace Riding in the Rain | Bicycling

Into every cyclist’s life a sprinkle, shower, or torrential downpour inevitably comes—but with the right gear, skills, and attitude, riding in wet weather can precipitate a sense of freedom, joy, and accomplishment.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

BikeTag Is A Smart Safety Sensor For Cycling

Hardware startup Tagit Labs is building a tracking and safety device for extreme sports, focused initially on cycling. Co-founder John Anthony is a..

Health & Fitness | Wheels

7 Bike Maintenance Tips | Bicycling

A pro mechanic reveals the most common bike-maintenance and fit problems she sees, and how you can avoid them

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs | Bicycling

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Dozens Of Bikes Stolen From Local Program, Community Donates Hundreds Of Replacements

When the wheels came off for a neighborhood bike program, the community rallied to keep it cruising. After dozens of bicycles were stolen late last month from the Conkey Cruisers, a bike program in

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Cycling and Weight Loss | Bicycling

Bicycling is a nonimpact exercise, which means there’s no jarring on your joints, so even the heaviest rider can climb aboard a bike and pedal. With today’s fully geared bicycles, anyone from the most out-of-shape beginner to the recreational racer can pedal for miles (and burn loads of calories) hour after hour.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This Collapsible Bike Helmet Can Fold Up Into Your Laptop Bag

A bicycle helmet funded on Indiegogo aims to make commuting to work even more convenient -- and a lot less bulky. "The Morpher" is designed to fold flat, making it easier to carry around than a traditional helmet. And while cyclists wil...

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack!

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work. Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they're folded up, and they're awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator...

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The Brooks England Blog » Blog Archive » Cyclists Are Weird – Juliet Elliott

Sometimes I wonder what on earth I’m doing. It’s cold, I’m tired and I need some time to relax and simply do nothing. But totally exhausted from a ful

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Why Riding A Bike In NYC Is The Best

1. My bike almost never smells like someone puked inside of a shoe.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

How to Make Cycling Across the U.S. Look Easy!

The open road is impossible to resist, and if you give yourself enough time to prepare, you can make an epic, once-in-a-lifetime bike journey look like a breeze.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Los Angeles Launches First Bicycle Friendly Business District

Los Angeles is launching the city's first Bicycle Friendly Business District (BFBD) in Northeast L.A. that will serve as a pilot program for a larger citywide initiative in 2015-16.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Bike Lanes in U.S. Cities to Double by 2016

There are nearly 150 protected lanes in 41 cities with about 200 projects planned, according to PeopleForBikes.

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Backtracker Helps Bikers Keep From Being Rear-Ended | TechCrunch

iKubu has created something that just might save a biker's life. Called the Backtracker, the device notifies you how fast and how close cars are approaching..

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Best biking and cycling apps for iPhone: Strava, Cyclemeter, VeloPal, and more!

The best iPhone apps for cyclists to help you train harder, bike farther, and stay safer! Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you track your rides? Whether you're blazing the trails or training for your next triathlon, you may want an iPhone app

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Meet the future of public transport: electric cycles with onboard tablets

If various surveys of happiness, peacefulness, and prosperity (and the endorsement of Tyler Brûlé) are to be believed, Scandinavia is the best place in the world. Judging by Copenhagen's bikes, they may all be right. The capital of Denmark i

Entertainment | Celebrities!

10 Celebs Who Bike in Style

Candice Swanepoel, Katy Perry, Kirsten Dunst and more maintain their style while balancing on two wheels.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to spend a day in Venice Beach

Food. Drink. Fun. Knives!

LA natives Zach and Jordan Schau firmly believe LA can be commuted without a car. That's why the brothers started Pure Fix Cycles, a fixie-centric yet affordable outfit now expanding into city bikes, back in 2010. Although their warehouse is across town in Burbank, they prefer life on the west side, so we asked them to show us how they'd carve out a completely bad-ass day almost entirely on Abbot Kinney.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous DIY

How to: 5 Easy DIY Bicycle Tune-Ups Every Guy Should Know

A bicycle is an amazing machine. Easy to ride, but full of all sorts of moving parts that work together smoothly when everything is aligned, just so. As an active...

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Solar-powered Skylock smart bike lock offers security, sharing - CNET

Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The Rise of the Bicycle: More Americans are commuting by bicycle.

Though far more people still drive to work, the number of commuters biking to work grew by 60% since 2000.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

The 20 Best Biking Cities In The World!

Where can you find them? Heres a hint: Dont look in the U.S.

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Cool family tree charts the evolution of bikes - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Bicycles have been around for more than two centuries, and even until now, they are still described as having two wheels, a pedal, and a handlebar. But the

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Buy Your First Bicycle: Tips for Beginner Cyclists | Bicycling Magazine

Bicycling magazine offers these tips and suggestions for visiting a bike shop when bicycle or bicycle accessories and gear shopping.

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CityDig: A Freeway for Bicycles? It Happened in Pasadena

Los Angeles has been imagining new ways to get around the city on two wheels. But perhaps nothing today matches the ambition behind a Pasadena

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Linus Bikes - Blogs - Dwell

As cities with hills steeper than black diamond ski slopes go, San Francisco is exceptionally bike-friendly. Drivers are trained (most of the time) to look for cyclists before opening their car doors, many businesses provide bike parking in their employee lots to encourage low-carbon commuting, and of course bike messengers on fixed-gears are a more common sight along trolley tracks than the street cars themselves. While fold-ups and fixies are popular, diehard and novice cyclists in any city…