Bike Blogs


The August 30th 2019 NYC Critical Mass, was attended by approximately 150-200 or more cyclists according to an anonymous source. The next Critical Mass bike ride is scheduled for Friday 9/27/2019, Union Square North, at 7 pm, according to this facebook event. Here are some images, and video culled from social media, [...]
Mon, Sep 02, 2019
Source: Bike Blog NYC
As UK rents rise and online retailers eat into their margins, shops struggle to survive In the early 1930s a young William Laker would cycle the 50-odd miles from his home in Kent to Crystal Palace in south London to visit the woman who would, half a century later, become [...]
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Friday Night Ride to the Coast has been spreading the joy of night riding for almost 15 yearsIf you missed this year's Dunwich Dynamo, or feel that it's a little too big, chaotic or (whisper it) competitive, you might trying catching the next Friday Night Ride to the Coast.This is [...]
Mon, Aug 05, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
It appeared between 200 to 300 cyclists attended last night's Critical Mass for Safer Streets, without incident, and was completely unharassed by the NYPD, or any other government agency, for the entire 9 mile, 2 hour ride. Probably the first time, a Critical Mass ride of this size, went [...]
Sat, Jul 27, 2019
Source: Bike Blog NYC
Our conditions have forced us to temper our expectations, but my friend and I won't let them stop us pursuing what we loveA breakaway is a cycling term that refers to an individual or a small group of cyclists who have successfully opened a gap ahead of the peloton, the [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goalsThe UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cycling participation, and the government is predicted to achieve just a third of the 800m extra cycling trips by 2025 it had aimed [...]
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Cyclists: Scourge of the Roads? isn't just as bad as the title indicates – it's irresponsibleOn Wednesday morning, I'll be a little bit more wary when I cycle into work. I'm always hugely careful, anyway – the trip involves sharing space with tonne-plus lumps of speeding metal – but this [...]
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Tokyo was recently ranked 16th in the 2019 Copanhagenize Index of bicycle-friendly cities. With a multitude of cities around the globe with forward-looking mayors and planners taking positives strides towards emulating the outstanding success of cycling in The Netherlands and Denmark and investing in safe, well-designed cycling infrastructure, I was [...]
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
Source: Tokyo By Bike
Fatal traffic accidents in Japan have fallen to one third the figure of 30 years ago, despite this over the past 10 years, we have seen a dramatic increase in traffic accidents caused by elderly drivers in Japan with a recent report indicating that drivers over 75 cause twice as [...]
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
Source: Tokyo By Bike
Tires. Booooooring. With all the cool cycling gear out there how could my best ever cycling purchase be tires??I hate flat tires, I hate the inconvenience, I hate removing my dirty wheels, I hate replacing the inner tube. To be honest, somewhere in the distant past I lost the skill [...]
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Source: Tokyo By Bike
Mikael Colville-Andersen, is embarking on an exciting new project in parallel with his work in our Copenhagen office. Shooting has begun on his new tv series The Life-Sized City. With his series, Mikael hopes to bring citizen urbanism into the living rooms of city dwellers all over the world. [...]
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Source: Copenhagenize
Six years have passed since Tokyo was announced as the host fo the 2020 Olympic games, as someone with a keen interest in urban development I was excited about all potential change and new developments the Olympics could bring to Tokyo, particularly in the area of transport and cycling infrastructure. [...]
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
Source: Tokyo By Bike