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Book Review: Bike Snob’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual

Bike Snob NYC’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual was released at the beginning of May, just in time for Bike Month, and I finally got my grease-stained hands on a copy over a month later for my very personal observance of National Bathroom Readers’ Month.

Bicycles on a car-free Champs-Elysees Paris

People showed up by the zillions to enjoy a walk and a bike ride on car-free Avenue des Champs-Élysées on Sunday, May 8, 2016. More photos below. Embed from Getty Images

More keyless bicycle wheel locks

After posting about the Kyrptonite keyless wheel security devices yesterday, I learned similar products have been on the market for years. Zefal’s “Lock’N Roll” locking skewers and seatpost clamp have apparently been on the market for about a decade. Unlike the Kryptonite WheelBoltz and WheelNutz, these are quick-release levers, so no tools are required.

Hey Google: Robot bicycles are already a thing

By now you’ve seen the Google self driving bicycle video. I began planning for today about six months ago when I talked with a film studies student at UC Santa Cruz about creating a video for the same concept of an autonomous bicycle. We began the process of storyboarding and conceptualizing the look of the read more »

The Richard Nixon of Brazil rides a bicycle

Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, rides a bicycle around Alvorada Palace in Brasilia accompanied by her security detail. Embed from Getty Images The Lava Jato scandal has embroiled her presidency, when a young prosecutor investigations into corporate corruption at Petrobras and other large companies began revealing high level political involvement. The National Congress is considering read more »

Bicycle right-of-way bill in Illinois General Assembly

Here’s an interesting bill introduced by Democrat Representative Anna Moeller of Elgin. HB 5912 would add a single sentence to the Illinois Vehicle Code: Sec. 11-903.5. Bicycles. A driver of a vehicle upon a highway shall yield the right-of-way to any person operating a bicycle.