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November 30, 2013

Where are you going Mr? How can you see? Tanto salutes you!

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We don’t know who took this photo but we love it. Looks like somewhere in China. Hope that bear is going to a great home.

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November 20, 2013

1950s race bike vs 2009 race bike

got it from: mens fitness

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November 14, 2013

Two Swedes Develop Invisible Bike Helmet

By: Collective Evolution 
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You have to see it to believe it

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November 13, 2013

Pluma Track Bike by Nuno Teixeira

by PSD Collector

PLUMA means feather in Portuguese . PLUMA, is part of recent concepts regarding high performance track bicycles. PLUMA TRACK BIKE is made of carbon/Kevlar body panels, this way the surfaces are lighter,and more impact resistant. The overall shape will help the air flow along the bike body, and increases the athletes security by reducing

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November 13, 2013

I Went To The Philly Expo And Here’s A Story About It!

By BikeSnobNYC

Philadelphia!

Yeah, I was there last Saturday.

Why? For the Philadelphia Bike Expo!

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November 13, 2013

Lest we forget: remembering our cyclist soldiers

Trevor Ward: Tens of thousands signed up to serve in dedicated cycling units during the 20th century’s conflicts. Will there ever be a place for bikes in wars again?

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November 11, 2013

Sydney to Wollongong 2013

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November 11, 2013

City of Sydney

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November 4, 2013

A Comprehensive Article About How To Remove And Install Your Valve Caps

By BikeSnobNYC

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November 4, 2013

Don’t cross the line? But sometimes a cyclist has to to stay safe

By Luke O’Mahony

Alex Paxton was fined when he stopped beyond an advanced stop line. He is challenging the fixed penalty notice in a case that could have important implications for UK cyclists
A cyclist waiting within an advanced stop line for the lights to turn green. Photograph: Gianni Muratore/Alamy

When Alex Paxton was cycling down the road, he came to an advanced stop line (ASL). Even if the words don’t ring a bell, you’ll know an ASL, or cycle box, when you see it: typically an area marked by green tarmac and white lines, set aside to allow cyclists to safely position themselves at the front of a queue at traffic lights.

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November 4, 2013

BSNYC Friday Flat Fix Tutorial At The Local Bike Co-Op!

By BikeSnobNYC

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November 4, 2013

Are electric Boris bikes a good idea?

By Laura Laker
E-bikes are a boon for unfit riders and older people, so we shouldn’t turn our noses up at plans to introduce electric hire bikes in London’s hilly areas Bike purists tend to turn their noses up at the humble e-bike – they say if a battery helps you pedal it’s not proper

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November 3, 2013

The Bicycle Academy: learn how to build a frame by making a bike for charity


The Bicycle Academy, a Somerset-based company, teaches beginners everything they need to make a bike frame from scratch. The finished bikes are donated to people with long journeys to work in remote regions in Africa. The quality of novices’ finished product, the tutors say, can amaze professional frame-builders

This short film was produced by MadeGood.films. Sound mix by George Hider & Leaf Troup, music written by George Hider. MadeGood provide one of the best bicycle repair libraries on the web, and is totally free to access. You can also follow MadeGood on twitter - @MadeGoodBikes

Via: the guardian

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November 3, 2013

What can the UK learn from Japan’s cycling culture?

From sharing pavements to ‘granny bikes’, Japanese people have developed a practical attitude when it comes to cycling

The Japanese, as a nation of 120 million people packed into the floodplains of a largely mountainous country, are a practical people. If there’s a minor inconvenience that can be solved by technology, then they’ve usually solved it. So there are vending machines on mountain tops, and hotel mirrors that leave a perfect oblong clear in front of the sink so you can shave, even if the rest of the mirror is steamed up.

This spirit extends to cycling. If everyone who lived in the Japanese mega-cities drove, there would be permanent gridlock of Doctor Who proportions. So, a practical attitude has developed. The first cyclist I spotted in Tokyo was an impeccably dressed…

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October 29, 2013

Fat Lad At The Back: because not every cyclist is built like a whippet

By Peter Walker, Imogen Fox
Clothing company aims to make quality cycle wear that won’t leave you looking like a shrink-wrapped chicken

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October 27, 2013

Wish we thought of that…

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Well done you clever boy or girl.

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