Bike Blogs


A report shows that when bike lanes are built, people cycle more and drive lessIf you took a time machine back to John Dobson Street in central Newcastle in 2013, you'd be struck by its transformation in the years since.An inhospitable dual carriageway has been replaced by a single carriageway [...]
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Co-chair of all-party parliamentary group on cycling and walking sets out a manifesto for active travelThe all-party parliamentary group for cycling and walking has, in collaboration with its 80 member groups, set out a manifesto for cycling and walking. The economic case for investment in these modes of travel is [...]
Tue, Feb 11, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Progressive policies help get people on their bike, even in below-freezing conditions In London, where I live, the idea of winter cycling generally involves little more than remembering some gloves and making sure your bike lights are charged. In Joensuu, the compact city in eastern Finland, where I am now, [...]
Sat, Feb 08, 2020
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
PM should use his majority to push for investments, but he may lack the political braveryThe election is over, Boris Johnson has an 80-strong majority to wield, and many are now wondering what the prime minister will do with all this power over the next five years. So here's an [...]
Wed, Dec 18, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
We compare the manifestos, from Labour's £7.2bn a year to the Tories' pothole fundIn an election dominated by Brexit, the climate crisis and the NHS, cycling is not most people's top priority. However, with transport now accounting for a higher share of overall emissions than any other sector, helping people [...]
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
Source: The Guardian Bike Blog
Copenhagenize Design Co. - Bike Parking at Central Station
For all of Copenhagen's badassness as a bicycle city, there remains one thing that the City still completely sucks at. Bicycle parking at train stations. At Copenhagen Central Station there are only about 1000 bike parking spots. Danish State Railways can't even tell us how many spots they have. They're [...]
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
Source: Copenhagenize
TIME bike vs. future metro - copie copie
Originally published on April 4, 2014Like anyone interested in city life, we like to keep our eyes on the street life of our city. Currently however, the City of Copenhagen is planning to take some away from the street, by forcing people underground, with the 'M3 Cityringen' expansion of [...]
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
Source: Copenhagenize
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
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
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