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Missed it by *that* much! TdF Stage 14

Stage 14 Tour de France 2009… *SPOILERS* Russian National Champion Serguei Ivanov of Team Katusha won the stage today with a burst of speed when he attacked out of a long breakaway that nobody could catch. The story for the day, though, is that George Hincapie missed the Yellow Jersey today by just five seconds, read more »

Steeps, sprints, and selfies

Good day, all. I conquered a small mountain. That, and Tour de France spoilers below.

Study: Dramatic drop in head injuries when cities implement bike share

TLDR Summary: In spite of the grossly misleading framing given by study author Dr Frederick Rivara, a long-time helmet advocate, the latest head injury study from Seattle shows total injury rates and head injury rates drop dramatically in cities that implement bike share programs, compared against control cities without bike share. Nursing Professor Janessa Graves’ read more »

Freakonomics on murder by car

Last week’s episode of the Freakonomics Podcast discussed the “perfect crime.” Stephen Dubner examines the best way to kill somebody and get away with it. His shocking discovery? Do it with your car. You’re all so surprised, right?

Use Strava to find new riding partners

You’ve probably seen Strava’s Activity Playback tool, which allows you to quickly identify those missed connections as you ride. What can you use this for?

Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.