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Amsterdam Rocks It So Hard (VIDEOS)

Amsterdam is perhaps the best large city in the world for bicycling and bicyclists. It probably is, but Copenhagen is also always in the running. Furthermore, there are better bicycling cities than Amsterdam in the Netherlands, but they are smaller, so I’m not sure if they are in the same class. Anywho, if you haven’t […]

September 19th

Opening Night at The Levi’s Commuter Workspace

Levi’s is launching their newest Levi’s Commuter collection with cool pop-up workspaces. The collection of bike to work clothes are designed to handle the rigors of commuting via pedal power, and the new line features Schoeller nanosphere, a textile finish that wicks away sweat and keeps you cool while you ride. They’ve also got a […]

August 8th

Electric Bike Thief Returns Bike To Owner In Taxi (It’s Complicated)

A prompt return of a recently stolen GoCycle electric bike makes this a fun and somewhat full-circle story. It also explores theft in the modern-day age of communications and electric vehicles. The facts as we are aware: A GoCycle electric bike was stolen in London but came back to the owner via taxi cab, delivered […]

May 9th

Strava Labs — A Global Dataset & Heatmap

To be young, with bicycle, perhaps money to travel and explore the world. Where would you bike? Well, Strava Labs can give you a good idea. It is highlighting where people bike and walk via heatmaps. “The Strava dataset is growing by over 2 million activities a week and already contains 250 billion gps data points. Here on […]

May 9th

10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day (When You Can’t Ride Your Bike)

Well, you can of course ride your bike on a rainy day. I’ve done it many times. But if it’s a really rainy day, that’s not particularly fun for most of us, and also a bit more dangerous (as is driving, walking, and drifting…). We’ve been hit with some cold and rainy days recently in […]

May 4th

Biking In Winter Is Awesome Because…

As recent weather reminds us, it’s cold in winter, especially when we face the wrath of climate craziness like the Polar Vortex. To many of us, the first thing that comes to mind when we think of biking is winter is: could I survive the cold? Well, if you can get over that hurdle of […]

February 3rd

Bicycle Thief Caught By Bike Ninja (VIDEO)

On 62nd and Broadway, someone with a camera (Emil) observed a large man removing a wheel from a bicycle owned by Lenny’s Deli. Emil said that the man was much larger than him and was carrying a potentially dangerous tool, as well, but he decided to pursue him anyway, “Ninja Style.” As the large man […]

November 6th

BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014

BMW Cruise e-Bike 2014 is a “pedelec,” suggesting that, as you pedal, the Bosch electric motor also puts out 48 Newton meters of torque (35.4 pound-feet) to help you along. The added momentum comes with any tiny amount of action. This is a BMW — good to remember if you are leaving a position of […]

October 23rd

Bike Elevator For Treehouse (Videos)

Treehouses have been one of my favorite things in the world for about as long as I remember. And, for that matter, bikes have held a position up amongst the best of the best for a long time as well. Combining the two almost makes me drool. Ethan Schlussler has done just that (combine bikes & […]

September 23rd