Repurposed Bike Parts: Getting Creative

Repurposed Bike Parts: Getting Creative

There are a lot of parts on a bicycle that need to be replaced regularly; tires, tubes, chains, brake cables, you name it. When old parts are swapped out for shiny new replacements, they often end up in a scrap heap or a bin in your basement never to be seen again,...
The New Cycle Courier: E-Trikes for UPS

The New Cycle Courier: E-Trikes for UPS

We all know the classic image of the cycle courier, the hardened bike messenger who rides day in and day out to deliver the most time critical of packages. Accustomed to rain, sleet, and bitter cold, no stranger to aggressive drivers and shouting matches with cabbies....
The Many Uses of Pedal Power

The Many Uses of Pedal Power

Bicycles can be used for transportation, fitness, recreation, and for those with a little imagination, a whole lot more. Pedal powered vehicles have been turned into shops, pubs, food carts, and perhaps most surprisingly… a venue for pole dancing. We’ll...
Bicycles Outsell Cars Throughout Europe

Bicycles Outsell Cars Throughout Europe

A study recently reported on by NPR showed that in 23 European countries, bicycles outsold cars last year. In the UK, 3 million bicycles were purchased, compared to just 2 million new cars. Similar numbers were found for nearly every other nation in the EU, with...

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