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Thousands of Bikes About to Rain Down on Manchester

Manchester's about to be beset by bicycles, like in the fake Morrissey video but with helmets and lycra and angry confrontations with van drivers now, thanks to Chinese bike-share giant Mobike. Read More >>

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Government Publishes £1.2bn Bike Riding Spending Plan

A government initiative to get more people than ever riding bikes and walking to near-ish places by the year 2040 has been fleshed out, with a breakdown of the headline £1.2bn budget revealing how and where the money's going to be spent. Read More >>

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Cyclists Need More Showers, Baths, Dryers and Pats on the Back at Work

The cyclist movement that's seeing more folk than ever biking it to work is creating problems in the offices of the country, as sweaty riders turn up for work moist from their efforts, soaked by the rain, and in need of somewhere to hang their £35 high performance angora wool race socks so they're dry in time for the commute back home. Read More >>

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Cyclist Plans Planet Lap in 80 Days

Hardcore cyclist Mark Beaumont is launching a new attempt on the round-the-world bicycle speed record, hoping to cover the entire 18,000 mile route in just 80 days. Read More >>

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London Roundabout Tops the UK’s Cycling Accident Blackspot List

The roundabout that directs traffic off the Lambeth Bridge and into Millbank and the rest of central London has been shamed as the country's biggest accident blackspot for cyclists, with 53 serious accidents involving bike/car interactions recorded there since 2009. Read More >>

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James May in “Likes Bicycles” Shock

James May, of car association fame, would like to shock you. He'd also like you to read the Drivetribe web site as well, where he's posted an extremely out of character love letter to the art of bicycling. Read More >>

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Living Room Cyclist Completes VR Land’s End to John O’ Groats Run

You might remember Aaron Puzey from last year, when he said he'd built a homebrew VR system that would let him ride the length of the UK along the traditional Land's End to John O' Groats from the comfort of his home. Well he did and he's just finished so there. Read More >>

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Biking Through Portals Like This Would Be So Cool

There are many things in this world that need to be invented before this, and possibly more things that need to be fixed, but I think we all need to shift our priorities so we can focus on creating portals that we can jump through whenever the need arises. Read More >>

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Teleport All Over Tokyo on This Super Fun Bike Ride

There’s no crazier playground in the world than Tokyo, and there’s no better form of transportation than teleportation. So watching BMX rider Nigel Sylvester zap himself around all the wild, weird, and fun of Tokyo through clever video editing is a helluva trip. Read More >>

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Watch This Cyclist Front Flip Off a Cliff Straight Into the Ocean

Here’s a cool behind the scenes video showcasing how trials cyclist Danny MacAskill pulled off a wild stunt: riding down a very short ramp so he could jump off right next to someone’s house on a cliff, and front flip straight into the damn ocean. Read More >>

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Biking on a Very Thin Handrail on Top of a 650-Foot Tall Dam is Stupidly Scary

Okay, like, riding a bike on a handrail on top of a dam is very clearly not the smartest thing a person could do. But damn, the views are actually sort of amazing. Read More >>

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What It’s Like to Mountain Bike Through One of Mexico’s Most Treacherous Cities

You might have to dodge the occasional pedestrian or taxi driver who didn’t notice you next to their car. But even if you commute to work by bike in a big city, your ride will never be as thrilling as downhill urban mountain bike racing appears to be. Read More >>

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This Stabilised Footage of a Mountain Bike Ride is so Damn Buttery Smooth

Stabilising footage of Steve Storey’s mountain bike ride down a bumpy trail almost turns it into a casual cruise around the park. That is, if you only stare at the top half of the footage. If you look at the bottom half, you’ll see how much thrashing is actually going on. And if you try to look at both at the same time, you’re probably going to get a little bit sick because it looks so impossibly smooth that your brain will crash. [GoPro World via Digg] Read More >>

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Riding a Bicycle With Lights on Its Wheels Is Basically Tron

Bicycles with lights ringing their back wheels and expert visual editing basically turns regular mountain biking into light cycles on The Grid in Tron. Read More >>

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This Guy Does Impossible Things on a Mountain Bike

Danny MacAskill does things on a mountain bike that even physicists would scratch their heads at. The Scottish countryside serves as the gorgeous backdrop for this video of Danny just being amazing on two wheels. But you probably won’t even notice the scenery. Read More >>