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Beijing Ice Bicycle

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

Pedals, tacos and Solange rides a bicycle

Reminder: SF Bike Expo is THIS WEEKEND at the Cow Palace. With so much to be happy about, why does Gabriel look so sad? Gabriel wanted tacos, but because he biked through the drive-through at Taco Bell, he was denied service, refused to leave when asked to do so, and was eventually arrested. Cheezburger has read more »

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 »

Delhi restricts driving to battle smog

In an attempt to reduce smog in the world’s most polluted city, Delhi began restricting driving on the New Year with odd/even license plate restrictions through January 15. Residents made do by using other forms of transportation, by cheating, and by gaming the system. Embed from Getty Images