Bicycles

Mat Kladney

A Wonderfully Simplified Map of San Francisco's Bicycle Infrastructure

The city finally has an easy-to-read bicycling map, thanks to the vision of a die-hard local cyclist.

Pro-Teq

Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

The "Starpath" absorbs sunlight during the day and glows with a supernatural-looking topaz aura at night.

Reuters

Bicycles Are Outselling Cars in Europe

And that might not be just a blip.

Corwin / Instructables

High Heels Designed Especially for Cycling

You can make your own wood-and-leather heels that clip into the pedals following this eight-step process.

Reuters

Kolkata Tries to Reduce Traffic in the Worst Possible Way

Officials recently decided to prohibit people form using bicycles on nearly 200 streets in the central city during the day.

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In Paris, Thefts and Vandalism Could Force Bike-Share to Shrink

A whopping 9,000 bikes were damaged or stolen last year, costing the Vélib' system about €1 million.

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Are Guerrilla Bike Lanes a Good Idea?

One of New York City's busiest streets doesn't have a full bike lane. The other night, some cycling advocates took matters into their own hands.

What the World's Been Waiting For: Some Nice Bicycle Underthings for Ladies

Functional and fabulous.

Associated Press

The Coming Battle Over Electric Bicycles

E-bikes are poised for a boom, but are we ready for them?

Ethan Schlussler

Bicycle-Powered Treehouse Elevator of the Day: Yes, This Exists

It's fun and functional.

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Bike-Share Is Key to Closing the Cycling Gender Gap

Bike-share is key.

Reuters

Beyoncé, Bike Commuter

The superstar rode to her last Barclays show, setting off a flurry of excitement.

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Bike Gadget of the Day: A Light That'll Live Forever

This new solar-powered device is infinitely re-chargable.

Reuters

Nuns, Cows, and Ridiculous Costumes: Beautiful, Strange Scenes From the Tour de France

Oddball fans, striking landscapes and other pictures from this year's race.

Becky Stern/Adafruit

A Helmet That Automatically Steers You to the Nearest Bike-Share Station

New Yorkers can mount this thing on their heads and never worry about finding a Citi Bike dock again.

Closca

Foldable Bike Helmets: Will They Ever Get Off the Ground?

The company behind this "Turtle" helmet, which folds down to half its size, promises it will become part of the urban cyclists’ way of life.

Kobi/Arik/Q-Fog Team

Just in Time for Summer, a Bicycle That Sprays You in the Face With Water

The Q-Fog handlebar system splurts cooling jets of water onto overheated cyclists.

A Foldable Fix to Public Transit's Peskiest Problem

Pasadena officials are giving people $220 to buy folding bikes in an effort to solve the "last mile" transportation problem.

Alex Nazaryan

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love New York's Bike-Share

A bike-skeptical New Yorker's journey toward acceptance.