Bicycles

Jonathan Lansey

BEEEEEEEEP! This Bike Sounds Like a Car Horn

The "Loud Bicycle" prototype can blast careless drivers with a 30-second trumpet that's as loud as a rock concert.

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A Sober, Data-Based Approach to Bicycle Advocacy

The new book City Cycling contains zero impassioned arguments or heartfelt entreaties.

Would You Ride a Bike That Sounded Like a Trotting Horse?

It's a Monty Python gag, of course.

Geoff Chester

The Weird Weather Phenomena Created by Urban Bike Paths

Why do the bike paths of Virginia glow like rainbows pouring from the earth?

Portland's New Velodrome a Big Win for Cyclists, Hematomas

A night of competitive cycling on "brakeless" single-speed cycles offers a veritable highlight reel of face planting and smashing into walls.

Regan Appleton

Turn Your Beloved Old Bike Into Taxidermy

In a world that deems it fit to stuff and preserve dead pets, this isn't that bizarre.

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Incredible Sculptures Made From Bike Parts

It's astonishing to see what somebody can conjure from the leavings on a fix-it shop's floor.

Rapha

San Francisco's New Bike Parklet Is a Dismembered Citroën H Van

"It was just sitting there, gathering dust."

Imagining the Colorful Adventures of a Stolen Bicycle

The meaning of this little film seems to be: If your bike is stolen, it's probably being ridden by somebody who loves it a lot more than you.

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Behold the YikeBike, the Super Lightweight Folding E-Bike That Looks Like a 'Star Wars' Droid

Beep boop bip!

For Some New York Bikers, Flooding Was Just a Minor Hassle

Hurricane Sandy left behind untold destruction, painful memories and a wicked new environment for bicycling.

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A Bicycle That Seats You Plus Two Children (If You're Okay With That)

This Japanese commuting bike mounts kids on the front and back ends of a bicycle, almost like biological bumpers.

Mikael Colville-Andersen

Bicycle Schools, Complete with Bamboo Bikes, On a Roll in Brazil

File under things that make you feel good.

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The Shame of Demonizing New York's 'Dangerous' Delivery Cyclists

We love to complain about these guys, but we love cheap, fast delivery more.

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The Bike Helmet That Screams For Help in an Accident

This crash detector will send GPS coordinates to the authorities if you sustain a severe head impact.

Mark Sanders

The 'World's First Chainless E-Bike' Raises Some Questions

It's a bike that's built for people who hate bikes, basically.

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Smartphones As Bicycle Lights: Still Not Catching On

The latest entrant claims to be more convenient than a standard bike-safety light, but we've got a few concerns.

A Dazzling Animation of London's Bicycle Commuters

Jo Wood's map of five million British bike rides looks like it came from outer space.

How One Man's Bicycle Commute Inspired a Strange Song

Using a variety of electronics hooked up to his body, Brian House turned his daily bike route in New York into music.