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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 »

This post is a secret message

Steganography is the practice of hiding a secret message inside of another message or media such that it’s presence is not obvious to the casual observer, hiding it in plain sight, as it were. The trick of extracting a message by pulling the third word of every paragraph in a letter is a form of read more »

Bikes

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