As lawmakers grapple with how to fix the country's crumbling roads, bridges, and dams, local governments are quietly at work on the East Coast Greenway, a 3,000-mile, mostly car-free bike path through 15 states. That path, once complete,...Show More Summary
Two years ago, Luiza Nesterova would never have dreamt of cycling to work in Russia's capital. But now she bikes everywhere, undeterred by busy roads that are still a battleground for cyclists.
Brompton Bicycle, the London-based designer and manufacturer of the iconic folding bike, is bringing a two-wheeled, app-based scavenger hunt to the streets of New York on Saturday July 29th. The aim, to have fun and support the work of Transportation Alternatives; the cycling advocacy group will receive all proceeds. [ more › ]
On using baby wipes and dry shampoo, and how to appropriately air-dry your sweaty sports bra.
Each day as he peddles his bike to work, Robert Cable whirs along the Orange Line bike path -- past syringes. Broken glass. Garbage. Homeless encampments. Even human waste.
Whether you’re customizing a bike or building your own work stand, welding is a great skill to have. In Part One of this guide, we covered some theory, and looked at the various welding processes and machines you might want to consider. This week, we’re diving right in with the basics of how to get started. Show More Summary
"Sometimes you just have to help someone."
I’ve been riding bicycles for years, doing all f the hard work of pedaling all this time. It makes for great exercise, but it’s not necessarily the most efficient way to commute. Electric bikes (or “eBikes”)…
This gives the phrase "biking to work" a new meaning.
There’s something super fun about riding bikes. Featuring rider Jon Bokrantz, this short video edit from Jimmy Svensson will help to bring the feeling of biking to life for any viewer. Are you ready to ride? Watch Moments In Time from Jmy Works: Moments in Time from Jmy Works on Vimeo. Show More Summary
The Fubi Fixie looks and works like a normal bike, but its brilliant fold and lock mechanism allows it to shrink to nearly a third of its size. Best of all, the frame is compatible with standard bicycle components. The catch? It was Kickstarted in 2015, and it’s still not out.
E-bikes offer a way for commuters to arrive at work sweat-free, but some boosted two-wheelers are starting to offer ranges that rival bikes of the fossil fuel-powered variety. One such example is the Grunner developed by Croatia-based...Show More Summary
When I go to the gym to work out, my goal is to get in, toss weights around, run a little bit, maybe hit the bike machine if I’ve got the gas for it, and get the hell home. I’m not there for Pizza Thursday. I’m definitely not there to hang around the water fountain […]
A human-powered cargo rig like Yuba's Supermarche shows how to make urban cycling work at scale.
Real question: how long do you spend commuting around the city on a day-to-day basis? From the coffee shop, to work, to that appointment on the other side of town, and all the way home again—city dwellers are in transition a lot. SoShow More Summary
Commuting to work by bike can help you start your day with less stress, new research suggests, and the benefit may have lasting effects through the afternoon and evening. The three authors of the new study, which was published in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management, all bike to work and wanted to see…
Challenge: Perform an electric conversion on a bicycle. Problem: No significant metal working skills or equipment. Solution: 3D print everything needed to electrify the bike. At least that’s the approach that [Tom Stanton] took to his electric bike build. Show More Summary
(Concordia University) New research from Concordia's John Molson School of Business (JMSB) has found that cycling can help reduce stress and improve your work performance.
Realizing your bike has been stolen is the worst. You put all that work into its upkeep, establishing a special human-vehicle bond, and odds are you were already late to wherever you needed to ride when you discovered the theft. But the hardest part of all is knowing you'll probably never see your wheels again. Show More Summary
Count your steps. Hit the gym. Bike to work. If you've tried to lose weight, you know it's important to get moving. But with all our emphasis on working out to "burn off" what we eat, experts say we've missed the real problem: What we...Show More Summary