OK, it isn't as exciting as Copenhagen's Spermcycle, but Brad Koester comes close with his picklecycle. He delivers his artisan pickled dills, green beans and onions with a Burley Travoy bike trailer, "or other
John Tierney of the New York Times has never been my favourite science columnist, but he appears to know his bikes and commutes 16 miles a day. He uses a no-nose seat, calling it a "no-brainer." He asks:
A few weeks ago I read How to Talk About Cycling to a Conservative, an article by Tom Bowden, a conservative corporate lawyer in Virginia who happens to be a bike commuter, and writes: " speaking as a right wing cyclist, here are some thoughts on how to
A few weeks ago we wrote that Americans are working over two hours a day to pay for their cars, paying more to feed their cars than their families. While some questioned the math in comments, there was no question that it is a
McGill University in Montreal went car-free last May, which is a wonderful thing; not so wonderfully, they also went bike-free shortly thereafter. James at the Urban Country, who is fascinated by the North American fear of
Sami wonders if cyclists should be allowed to use cell phones while riding, noting that "unpredictable behaviour on the road is a danger to all" Yet in those cities with a real bicycle culture, where people feel as safe on bikes as they do on their
If you take it for granted that bicycles are a safe and green part of the transportation system for all ages, then this makes perfect sense. Panasonic has just introduced an electric bike with 20" wheels and a "low floor design"
The War on Bikes in Toronto goes on, even in the middle of winter. It seems there has been an epidemic of bike crashes with pedestrians in Toronto (one death in three years, a 15 year old crashed into a woman who hit her head.
What happens when rising waters cover your cycling infrastructure? The Water Architect, Bart van Bueren proposes floating bike lanes.The architect submitted it to a competition called "nipped in the bud - New Bike
We no longer have a War on the Car in Toronto; the car won. Now we have a War on the Bike and the Bus, as Mayor Ford cancels the hated $60 vehicle tax imposed by his predecessor and raises transit fares. Symbolically, a