Bicycle

Even in 1932, Copenhagen Was a Cyclist's Paradise

Wonder-struck newscasters marvel at the city's throngs of riders and "special cyclist roads."

When Does a Cycling Boom Go Wrong? When Everyone Rides on the Sidewalk

In Santiago de Chile, a failure to accommodate all the new bikes on the road has led to a dangerous situation for pedestrians.

How the Handmade Bike Scene Is Changing

Nearly all of the bikes sold in the U.S. are manufactured abroad, but these guys are welding and tinkering in shops and garages across the country.

Braving the Deep, Deadly South on a Bicycle

Cyclists are 10 times likelier to be killed in South Carolina than in Oregon. What makes southern roads so treacherous?

America's Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.

The Electricity-Generating Bicycle Desk That Would Power the World

It's being used to power laptops, grind grain for beer, and churn butter.

11 Reasons Why Bicycling in the U.S. Is Exceptionally Dangerous

There are huge variations in bicycle safety, country by country.

A City With No Children

We've made it harder than ever for kids to walk, bike or even play outside and the consequences are dire.

Could Bixi's Financial Problems Affect Bike-Share in New York, D.C. and Beyond?

The Montréal company that supplies bicycles and docking stations for major U.S. cities is suffering from major cash flow issues.

Next Up: Water-Biking to Work?

A radically new way to commute, if you’re up for it.

Would You Like a Bike With That Coffee?

A couple of cafes in the Czech Republic have created their own bare-bones bike-share, proving you don’t have to go big to succeed.

Dumb Idea of the Day: Bicycle Hitchhiking

This does not look safe.

A Tour de France for Australia's Bike Commuters

Adelaide's Tour de Work has gotten at least 1,633 people to cycle to the office.

'Blue Paint Is Not Enough'

London's bicycle advocates say they're fed up with a city government that promotes cycling but isn't serious about safe bike infrastructure.

Robotic Storage Solution of the Day: Japan's Underground Bike Valet

Don't hold your breath to see one of these in the U.S.

One Man's Quest to Free Street Trees From Their (Literal) Chains

"And I'm just one guy with one set of eyes."

Introducing the $32,000 Lamborghini ... Bicycle

A luxury personal transportation option for the car-free generation.

Should Drivers Be Able to Door Bikers Without Penalty?

At least 40 states already have a law against dooring — but in Virginia, opponents call the proposed measure "asinine."

Bike Accessory of the Day: The Hotel Bell

Are you signaling a turn or calling the concierge?