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Beijing Ice Bicycle

Residents ride sled bicycles on the frozen lake on January 5, 2010 in Beijing, China.

Beijing Commute Challenge: Porsche vs Bicycle

Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle compares driving a Porsche Panera GTS (retail price US$348,000, zero to 100 km/h in 4 seconds) vs a Tern Venge x10 folding bicycle (US$1750, zero to 100 in never) for a 10 km commute in Beijing? Guess who wins.

Mayors on bicycles

Happy Hump Day. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa fell off of his bike and broke his elbow after a cab driver pulled out abruptly in front of His Honor the other week. The Mayor is now calling for a city Bike Summit to improve the city’s bike safety record. In other news, Vancouver BC Mayor read more »

Korea to offer bicycle insurance (I think)

The English translation of an editorial in a South Korean news site is a little awkward, but it seems to say that bicycle insurance will be introduced nationwide in South Korea later this year. I’m a little bit surprised to learn that only three percent of South Koreans ride a bicycle for transportation, though apparently read more »

Bikes

Here’s a hodge-podge of bikey news for your perusal below the photo.

Hump Day

Hello and Happy Hump Day.