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Sep 25, 2012
Bicycles, Other Transit Techs, Public Transit, Uncategorized

“Bikes on Board” — a Bike Transit Integration issue

This is a guest post by Scott Lane. As gas prices keep escalating, many people are turning away from cars as their primary mode of transportation. For a growing minority of us it is a combination of cars, bikes and buses. For those that like exercise and need to make the first and last leg...

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Aug 30, 2012
Bicycles, Just For Fun, Oddities

World’s First ‘Invisible’ Bike Helmet: The Hövding

Do bicycle helmet laws help protect cyclists? On the one hand, yes, helmets reduce serious injuries to cyclists so presumably a law that mandates helmet usage will reduce injuries. On the other hand, however, are the people who make the not illogical point that people don’t like helmets. Helmets mess up a cyclist’s hair, they...

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Sep 21, 2011
Bicycles, Contests

Groningen, Bicycle Capital of the World

Yesterday we had a quick little contest to see how many people could name the city in the western world with the highest percentage of cyclists. The answer was . . .

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Jun 10, 2011

Give Casey Neistat His 50 Bucks Back!

For all you bicycle enthusiasts, frankie g sends along this hilarious (and educational) video about the current state of cycling in New York City:  

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Jan 18, 2010
Analysis, Bicycles, Oddities, Urban Planning & Design


I was recently sent a link to the fascinating Kolelinia aerial cable support system for bicycles. While not cable propelled, per se, it clearly uses cables and is well worth exploring. Created by architect Martin Angelov, the Kolelinia allows cyclists to travel in mid-air above the line of traffic. Cyclists follow narrow u-shaped furrows supported...

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