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24

Apr

Cargo bikes: The new way to move kids, stuff and pizzaPortland, Ore., is ground zero, but working bicycles are catching on everywhere for people who want to leave their car in the garage.

Cargo bikes: The new way to move kids, stuff and pizza
Portland, Ore., is ground zero, but working bicycles are catching on everywhere for people who want to leave their car in the garage.

28

Feb

Unique bicycling program helps women in transition find new livesThe nonprofit Gearing Up gives women in recovery a chance to get outside, build self-esteem and bond with one another.

Unique bicycling program helps women in transition find new lives
The nonprofit Gearing Up gives women in recovery a chance to get outside, build self-esteem and bond with one another.

02

Jan

London will have bike highways in the sky? Learn more.

London will have bike highways in the sky? Learn more.

11

Dec

From 2006 to 2011, the average number of miles driven per resident fell in almost three-quarters of America’s largest urbanized areas for which up-to-date and accurate data are available. Most urbanized areas have also seen increases in public transit use and bicycle commuting and decreases in the share of households owning a car.

04

Dec

Tokyo’s solution to overcrowded bike racks? Underground parking decks

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28

Jun

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where cars aren’t allowed — and bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where cars aren’t allowed — and bikes and boats rule

03

Apr

From the penny-farthing to the pedicab, bicycles are some of humanity’s most versatile vehicles. In honor of their pedal-powered practicality — not to mention their health and environmental benefits — here’s a pop science guide to the wild world of cycling.

From the penny-farthing to the pedicab, bicycles are some of humanity’s most versatile vehicles. In honor of their pedal-powered practicality — not to mention their health and environmental benefits — here’s a pop science guide to the wild world of cycling.

06

Mar

Politician apologizes for saying bike riders pollute the environment
Cyclists have “increased heart rate and respiration,” resulting in more CO2 emissions, said Republican Ed Orcutt.

Politician apologizes for saying bike riders pollute the environment

Cyclists have “increased heart rate and respiration,” resulting in more CO2 emissions, said Republican Ed Orcutt.

08

Feb

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This is Norman. Norman can ride a bike.

16

Jan

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(via Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Uses 760 Bicycles for his Latest Show )