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Cycling in Russia: Bikes and guns

They combine cycling with shooting sports in the Russian warm weather version of a biathlon.

Cycling in Russia

“Mental and unsafe for cyclists.” That’s what this article says about cycling in Moscow, Russia (Via Warren): [Downtown Moscow authorities] envisage the introduction of bicycle [parking lots] around the center of the city and at metro stations. “There are 3.5 million people in the Central Administrative District,” said a spokesperson, “all coming to work into read more »

Cycling in Wichita, Kansas

I’ve only been to Wichita, Kansas once in my life. My dad’s family is in the area south of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Wichita is due north of Oklahoma City not far from the Oklahoma / Kansas border. I recall freeways, industrial sections of town, a riverfront, and aircraft industries on the edge of the city. We read more »

Beijing Olympic cycling: Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada: That’s how Ken Conley described the Spanish cycling team’s performance this morning with Spaniard Samuel Sanchez’s gold medal in the men’s road racing team. I watched the race live but finally had to throw the towel in at about 1 A.M., just like the field of 53 DNFs in the race that read more »

Nataliya Vasilyeva rides a bicycle

Nataliya Vasilyeva is a business reporter for the Associated Press is Moscow, Russia. She writes about the challenges of cycling in the Russian capital.

My thoughts on the Fly6

Everybody has been talking about the Australian “Fly6″ Kickstarter project. If you haven’t heard of it yet, the Fly6 integrates an HD camera into a bicycle “blinky” tail light. The idea is to make ride cameras so ubiquitous that aggressive motorists will never know if they’re on candid camera or not, kind of how dashcams read more »