bicycles

Are Bike Lanes Worth the Cost?

Seattle residents were shocked when they discovered how much two …

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City in Wisconsin Seeks to Outlaw Bicyclists & Pedestrians

Photo: psd via Flickr/CC BY

In what is not an alternative draft of the screenplay for Footloose but an actual news item, a town in Wisconsin has moved to solve its bicycle and pedestrian safety issues by making a simple law: No more walking and bikin…

Steve Jobs: The Computer is a Bicycle For Our Minds

Still from documentary ‘Memory and Imagination’

Following on from Mike’s Vale for Steve Jobs. I’d like to tender, as my tribute, this quote and video, in which a young Steve, ever the visionary, remarks: … the computer is the most remarkable tool …

A Bike Serving Cocktails and More: Top Designers Create Custom Bikes For Charity Auction (Slideshow)

Image credit: W Hotels

At one of London’s top hotels, the W Hotel Leicester, a fleet of eye-catching bikes are now on display. Created by a host of artists and designers, the bikes are part of an auction—with proceeds going to the Elton John Ai…

Clever Bike Repair Station at the University of Virginia

Photo: fermion72, reddit

Awesome: Tune Up Before Going to Class
I stumbled on this image randomly, so I don’t have too much information about it except for what I can see. Based on the stickers, it’s a bike maintenance/repair station at the Universit…

Minneapolis’s Awesome Midtown Greenway (Video)

With Heroic Music and Everything!
Minneapolis is a strong contender for ‘top city for cyclists in the USA’. Part of what makes it so great is the 5.7 mile long Midtown Greenway, which is the highlight in a network of 100 miles of bike paths. It goes …

In Copenhagen, Even Oil Companies Encourage Cycling with ‘Bicycle Care’ Stations

Photo: Mads Odgaard, via Copenhagenize

Clean & Repair Your Bike, Check Tire Pressure, Etc
Copenhagen is so bike-friendly (something that the rest of the world should definitely learn from) that even a giant oil company like Norway’s Statoil is trying…

What Would The ‘Best’ Utility Bike Look Like?

Oregon Manifest, a bicycle design competition culminating this week in Portland, Oregon, is, according to co-organizer Shannon Holt:

“not only a great experiment at marrying design firms with bicycle craftspeople, it is also a conversation about th…

NYC Bike Share to Launch With 10,000 Bikes

A simulation of what NYC’s bike share will look like. NYC DOT

New York City has made some triumphant strides towards bike-friendliness in the last few years: Specifically, more and better bike lanes now grace the city’s streets. As a result, ridershi…

Getting Girls On Bikes – Where Should We Draw the Sexy Vs. Sexist Line? (Video)

Photo of Miss June from Tyk’s 2011 calendar.

Does the world need more girls, women, elegant ladies, and feminist female fatales on bikes? Yes, yes, yes, and yes. John Pucher’s latest look at U.S. biking data tells a sorry tale – men 18 – 64 are fueli…