Bicycles

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Chicago Wants to Crack Down on Pedicabs: This Week in Bans

Also, Tampa wants to turn down the bass on car stereos and an Iowa city declares war on poopy geese.

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Rahm Emanuel's Quid Pro Quo Solution to the Cyclist-Driver Battle in Chicago

Double the fines for bikers that break traffic laws ... and the drivers that door them.

Posters of Angry Eyes Actually Scare Off Bike Thieves

A British experiment showed that images of eyes reduced the amount of stolen bikes in certain locations by 62 percent.

Edward Belden

What's a Bike Good For? Churning Ice Cream, Apparently

A store in downtown Los Angeles sells only pedal-churned frozen treats.

Arvind Mahabaleshwara

Homer Simpson Would Approve of This Doughnut-Shaped Bicycle

Mmmmmm... doughnut bikes.

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In 1894, the 'New Woman' Was a Bicyclist Who Changed History

A documentary details the story of Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovsky, who rode around the world on two wheels in 15 months.

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Vote for Your Favorite City-Changing Bike Proposal

A smart-card-operated storage system and an online anti-theft mapping platform are among the big ideas.

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A 'Pedal-Powered Popemobile' for Pope Francis

There's "no excuse for the big man to always roll in an SUV," says the inventor of this eco-friendly holy tricycle.

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Saudi Arabia Will Let Women Ride Bicycles — But Only For Fun

No transportation!

Jurgen Kuipers

Here's a Bicycle You Assemble From Big Sheets of Plywood

This award-winning Dutch bike snaps together like one of those plastic airplane models that kids make.

Watch: A Dance Performed With a Pedaling Park Bench

A modern dance from San Francisco.

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Is This a Good Way to Reinvent the Recumbent Bicycle?

Out of the Netherlands comes this unusual design for a streamlined commuting recumbent.

Building a Bicycle From Chopped-Up Auto Parts

What better way for cyclists to show their contempt for the car-driving masses than riding around on the carcass of a dismembered vehicle?

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Philippe Starck Designs a Bike-Share Scooter-Cycle in France

Is this the hippest bicycle in the world?

Mathias Hintermann

Like to Eat Sausages While Cycling? Then This Bike Grill's for You

Here's how to become the most popular person in your 'hood, especially among large, sweaty men.

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Why We Need More Research Into Cycling and Brain Science

Riding a bike may have special benefits that other exercise modes don’t, but we just don't know enough about it.

An Artist's Ode to How Huge Fixed-Gear Bikes Have Become in Kuala Lumpur

Zoning out to this fixie's psychedelic flickering provides waves of delicious zen.

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Can We Finally Declare Peace in the 'War on Cars'?

Recent polling data suggests the public is much less divided than many headlines would have you believe.

The Nastiest Cyclist vs. Driver Videos of 2012

The Battle of the Commute rages on, as this painful-to-watch footage shows.