Bike Blogs


Labour peer Robert Winston has asked about regulating cyclists. An imagined transport minister respondsOn Monday, the scientist and Labour peer Robert Winston is to formally ask a question in the House of Lords about what assessments ministers have made “for requiring adults riding bicycles in city centres to have a [...]
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
The Concord Wheels Of Steel plans a group ride from Pittsburg, California to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2019 in Sacramento this Saturday. They'll start from Pittsburg / Bay Point BART at 9 AM on Saturday and bike the 68 miles to the Sacramento Convention Center, with estimated 4 PM [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
Source: Cyclelicious
nahbs 2019 logo Sacramento Convention Center.
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2019 begins noon Friday at the Sacramento Convention Center, where several vendors from Santa Cruz will appear to showcase their craft. Bike builders from Santa Cruz County include perennial favorites Caletti Cycles, Black Cat Cycles, Rock Lobster, Frances Cycles, Calfee Design, and Hunter Cycles. Praxis [...]
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
Source: Cyclelicious
To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to increase cyclist numbers and that means getting more women on their bikesSo much of the world around us is designed for men; from the mundane (public toilets and smartphones) to the potentially deadly (stab vests and crash test dummies). My own research, [...]
Fri, Mar 08, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Sadiq Khan's claims to have built 140km of cycling infrastructure are simply false Among the more amusing frauds of the energy company Enron was the time, in 1998, when it decided to create an entire fake trading floor at its Texas HQ – complete with TVs, computers, and shirtsleeved guys [...]
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
National cycle crime strategy set to launch after survey finds 50% of victims feel police don't take the offence seriouslyFor many people a bicycle is the only transport they can afford and the only exercise they get. These people are often among society's most vulnerable, and the impact of the [...]
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
As the world's first junior cycle mayor, Lotta Crok wants to draw attention to the obstacles kids on bikes face – and inspire other children to cycleDuring Amsterdam's chaotic rush hour, nine-year-old Lotta Crok cycles to a very busy junction. “Look,” she says. “There's traffic coming from everywhere. Four trams [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
If you check my posting history you'll see I've been absent for a while for, well .. reasons. So imagine my surprise when I delved back into the news surrounding cycling in Japan only to find the same rubbish from years ago being regurgitated by the mainstream Japanese media. Have [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: Tokyo By Bike
Happy Trails
Hi. After a long hiatus, I'm jumping back into blogging again with a statement on why I do what I do here. I started Cyclelicious in July, 2005 as a counter to the mainstream “common sense” belief that cycling is an insanely dangerous way of getting around. I wanted to remind [...]
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
Source: Cyclelicious
14 Below Zero - Broken Hand
I haven't been on a bicycle for 7 days. The reason? A couple of cracked ribs. I've tried each and every day to cycle, but it hasn't been possible. When a simple cough is enough to bring tears to your eyes, riding a bicycle is a long shot. A serious [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Copenhagenize
Bicycle Design on Instagram
Hello…is this thing on? It's been quite a while, but some of you may still be subscribed to the old RSS feed (is that still a thing?). If you do somehow find this post, I want to let you know that I just started posting again on the @bicycledesign Instagram [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Source: Bicycle Design
Here is a little story, that anyone can relate to, John Williams from Penzance, Cornwall just completed a bike ride using his seven year old daughter's bicycle from Bristol to Land's End England on 9/27/2018. His daughter Ellie died three years ago from a brain tumor, so John was [...]
Mon, Oct 01, 2018
Source: Bike Blog NYC