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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 >>

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This Was the Bicycle of the Future in 1946

This bicycle, designed by Benjamin Bowden, was included in the “Britain Can Make It Better” exhibition of 1946. Known simply as the Classic (and later the Spacelander), Bowden’s initial design for the bicycle included a motor that gave riders a little extra oomph while travelling uphill. Read More >>

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Lighter and Faster Boris Bikes are Coming to London

Those hulking great bikes parked up around London that you can pick up and take for a quick whizz are about to get a fleet upgrade, with current cycle scheme sponsor Santander and Transport for London lining up a complete refresh of the hardware. Read More >>

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Pedalling This Exercise Bike Gives Your Dog a Workout Too

You can probably think of countless reasons why you don’t want to take your dog for a walk. It’s too cold, you’re tired, his arch nemesis lives around the corner — the list goes on and on. But with this double-duty exercise bike and treadmill, you can give your pup a good run without ever stepping outside. Read More >>

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This Bullet-Shaped Bike Just Set a Human-Powered Speed Record

There’s no room for your briefcase so it’s hard to use for your daily commute, but just think how fast you’d ride to work on the Aerovelo Eta which just set a new record for the world’s fastest human-powered vehicle reaching 89.59 miles per hour. Read More >>