transport
How Geeky Mechanics Use Motion Capture to Design Perfect-Fitting Bikes

We ride bikes not just because they’re fun, but because they’re efficient. They enable us to use our body power to propel us forward far faster than our pathetic, floppy feet ever could. Efficiency, though, is only as good as the fit. Read More >>

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Cycle Paths in the Peak District Are Being Booby Trapped Because People Are Dicks

Some absolute lunatics are laying booby traps on bike trails in the Peak District and near Yorkshire villages, begging the question as to why they're putting so much effort into being arse holes. Read More >>

cycling
The Government Shouldn’t Be Making Private Car Use Easier, Needs to Big up Bikes, Says Commissioners

Cycling and walking commissioners are demanding that the government stop focusing so much on cars when it comes to transport planning, and invest in alternatives that “account for the true cost of car use to society”. Read More >>

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Revealed: The Hidden Geography of London’s Cycle Hire Scheme

London’s Cycle Hire bikes are one of the best things to happen to London in the 21st century. Since launching in July 2010, they have transformed mobility for millions of people: no more squeezing onto crowded buses or descending into the depths of the tube – you can breeze through central London, and arrive at work with a sense of joy rather than with your spirit crushed. Read More >>

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We’re Still Cycling But Inside Where it’s Safer Now

A survey conducted by Sport England has some good and bad news for the health of the nation, revealing that overall some of us are doing at least the bare minimum of exercise in the neverending war on physical atrophy – but interest in taking up cycling appears to have peaked. Read More >>

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Turns Out Driverless Cars Can’t Coexist With Cyclists

The Dutch government has run into a major problem with its plans for driverless cars: they can't seem to get along with bikes. And there are quite a few bikes in the Netherlands. Read More >>

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Companies Are Still Launching New Dockless Bikes In London, FFS

They've failed over and over again, but some companies are still doggedly trying to make dockless bikes happen against all the odds. Read More >>

health
Humans Do Stuff When Cars Are Kicked Out of High Streets

Transport for London has conducted some research that shows everything Transport for London has been doing recently was a great idea, which is quite fortunate for everyone concerned at Transport for London. Read More >>

cycling
South London School is Handing Out Number Plates to Curb Bad Cycling

We've all got tales about bad cyclists zooming around the road with no care for the people around them or local traffic laws. If you're like me many of your experiences will involve both unruly children and the odd food delivery person, and one South London school is trying to tackle the former by handing out number plates to children. Read More >>

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Shattering the Bike Land Speed Record at 183.9MPH Looks Weirdly Chill

On Sunday, the Bonneville Salt Flats in the US state of Utah were witness to yet another land speed record being shattered. Extreme cyclist Denise Mueller-Korenek hopped on her two-wheeled ride, and with the assistance of a streamlined pace vehicle, hit an average speed of 183.932 miles per hour over a distance of three-and-a-half miles. Read More >>

transport
Quebec City’s New, Over-Designed Bike Racks Cost a Staggering £14,000 Each

Making a bustling city more bike-friendly can be a good way to cut down on traffic and congestion. But while introducing dedicated bicycle lanes to existing roads can be an expensive upgrade, adding more bike racks shouldn’t be, which is why cyclists in Quebec City, Quebec, are miffed that the city is adding just seven of them at a cost of $165,000 CDN (£99,000). That comes out to a little over £14,000 each. Read More >>

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Brit Pensioner Thinks He Can Get His Bike up to 93mph

75-year-old cyclist and famed bike designer Mike Burrows has had another dream to outdo his previous achievements in the cycling world. He's up for the challenge of setting the human-powered transport world record this September, in a self-designed bike he'll be smashing around the flat, warm and beautifully tarmacked cycling paradise of Battle Mountain in Nevada. Read More >>

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Ambulance GPS Outs Bike Crash Compensation Fraudster

Luboya Tshibangu did fall off his bike in December of 2012 in the Cardiff Bay area, that much everyone agrees on. The problem for Tshibangu is that he said he hit a pothole that was 1km away from where the ambulance scraped him up, a fact verified by the ambulance's GPS. Read More >>

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The Greatest Flamewar of 2018 Is Two Redditors Calling Each Other ‘Twat’ for Four Straight Weeks

No matter how wrong you are or how petty the infraction, the only rule of an online slapfight is to never, ever back down. As a result, a Russian novel’s worth of insults have been written on Our Cursed Internet, ranging from incisive quips to sourced-and-cited takedowns. For two Redditors with strong feelings and a limited vocabulary, however, their public feud amounts to 28 days worth of “twat.” Read More >>

transport
Can People Ever Be Trusted With Dockless Bike-Sharing?

Less than six months after launching in France, a dockless bike-sharing service is calling it quits in the country, due to what it characterised as “mass destruction.” The company, Gobee, told The Guardian that over a thousand bikes were stolen in France, with 3,200 damaged and 6,500 needing repairs. Read More >>