Bicycles

MIT Media Lab

Where New Yorkers Have the Most Bike Crashes

Thousands of painful wrecks suggest that certain streets could use better safety measures.

How Not to Lock a Bike Like an Idiot

Tips from an exasperated New York City bike mechanic. 

Dimitrios Spyropoulos

The Ol' Sleeping Bicycle Gets a Modern Update

It may look like a big baby carriage, but this unusual trike doubles as a great place to snooze.

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Is There Such a Thing as a 'Feminine' Way to Ride a Bike?

Women cyclists share their stories. 

Podium Cycling

Would You Wear These Cycling 'Skinsuits'?

For the performance benefits, of course.

MoveByBike

A Bicycle-Powered Moving Company's Sales Pitch: We're Just Faster

And it seems to be working in Sweden's three largest cities.

The 10 Most Hellish Hills for America's Cyclists

Where lie the country's steepest, most muscle-shredding streets?

Reuters

Do Electric Scooters Belong in Bike Lanes?

Toronto is recommending yes, but safety concerns suggest no.

Utope / Red Dot

This Bike Suit Makes You Look Like a Marvel Superhero

Or it will make you look like a glowing reject from the Tron universe, one or the other.

Lightfog / Red Dot

This High-Tech Bike Is Actually a Mobile Pollution-Fighting Factory

When you pedal it, the Bangkok Air-Purifier Bike supposedly removes nasty stuff from the atmosphere.

Alice Austen

Biking in New York in 1897 Was a Dangerous Pursuit

A dreary chronicle of a month's worth of accidents.

Corie Spruill

Meet the Sexy Ladies of the '2014 Bike Date Calendar'

But they're not into you – they're all about their cycles.

NYPD

Why New Yorkers Are Hating on the NYPD's New Interactive Crime Map

The mapping system has some serious shortcomings. 

On a Mission to Help Neighborhoods With Scarce Resources for Pets

You've heard of food deserts, but what about pet food deserts?

Daniel Gould / Cycling Weekly

Following a Spate of Deaths, London Cyclists Get Militant

Five bicyclists were killed on the city's streets in November alone, leading to a dramatic protest Friday.

Butchers & Bicycles

Finally, a Bicycle Ad That's as Sexy as One for a Car

In which we're told that riding a bike is cool and edgy and just might help you pick up some babes.

Terry Hope

The Quest for a Super-Light Electric Bike Powered by Solar Panels

This prototype "green" e-cycle can creep forward on the power of the sun alone, no battery required.

Pedal Power

Generate Your Own Electricity by Pedaling This Bicycle Desk

For people who can't stop cycling.

The Cricket / Indiegogo

This Alarm Calls Your Phone if Somebody Touches Your Bike

The Bluetooth device also sends alerts to other people near the presumed bicycle thief.