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Bamboo bikes turn around fortunes for working women in Ghana

Bamboo bikes turn around fortunes for working women in Ghana | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Durable, shock resistant and, most of all, growing in a ready-to-use tubular form, it's a wonder bamboo hasn't always been used to make bicycle frames.
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The light-up backpack that allows cyclists to display stop signs

The light-up backpack that allows cyclists to display stop signs | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
The Seil backpack, created by Korean designer Lee Myungsub, has a waterproof LED display to show messages that can be designed using an app.
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I love this idea. We need something like this. Especially at night.

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Make Laurier bike lanes permanent, staff report urges city council - Ottawa Citizen

Make Laurier bike lanes permanent, staff report urges city council - Ottawa Citizen | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Ottawa Citizen Make Laurier bike lanes permanent, staff report urges city council Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA — Dedicated bike lanes on Laurier Avenue downtown have been so successful they should be made permanent, a report going to city council's...
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Starting In Muskegon, Hundreds Of Bicyclists Traverse Michigan - Monroe Evening News

Starting In Muskegon, Hundreds Of Bicyclists Traverse Michigan - Monroe Evening News | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Starting In Muskegon, Hundreds Of Bicyclists Traverse Michigan
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ideacity: Izhar Gafni wows with his cardboard bike, among the whiz-bang transportation inventions | Toronto Star

ideacity: Izhar Gafni wows with his cardboard bike, among the whiz-bang transportation inventions  | Toronto Star | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Israeli mechanical engineer Izhar Gafni put the pedal to the paper to reinvent the bicycle
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Always dropping your baguette? You need the must-have bag for fashionable foodies

Always dropping your baguette? You need the must-have bag for fashionable foodies | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
'The CYAN's Baguette Bag guarantees your trip home from the bakery will never be the same,' write the Ukranian manufacturers on their website.
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Stephen Hume: Rules of the road must also apply to cyclists

Stephen Hume: Rules of the road must also apply to cyclists | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Incident One: I’m looking for a parking space. It’s dark and wet, but I’ve got a whole block of empty slots. Suddenly, just as I signal and begin to pull into the curb, a cyclist looms.
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Turn back time! The hobby horse-style bike that has no pedals or even a saddle

Turn back time! The hobby horse-style bike that has no pedals or even a saddle | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
The bike, created by German designers Tom Hambrock and Juri Spetter, is fixed to the rider with a belt system suspended from the machine's frame under which the rider is fixed into place.
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Bicycle helmet laws linked to fewer child deaths - Fox News

Bicycle helmet laws linked to fewer child deaths - Fox News | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Bicycle helmet laws linked to fewer child deaths
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U.S. states that require children and teenagers to wear helmets report fewer deaths involving bicycles and cars, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed the number of U.S.
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The 50 Best Bicycles - The Independent

The 50 Best Bicycles - The Independent | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
The 50 Best Bicycles
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shopgiant-bicycles.co.uk, £349. A ladies' hybrid comfort bike, with 26in mountain bike wheels, an extra-comfy saddle thanks to springs in seat and seatpost, an aluminium frame and a laid-back ride.
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EU Drops Threat of Anti-Subsidy Tariffs on Chinese Bicycles - Bloomberg

EU Drops Threat of Anti-Subsidy Tariffs on Chinese Bicycles - Bloomberg | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
EU Drops Threat of Anti-Subsidy Tariffs on Chinese Bicycles Bloomberg The European Bicycle Manufacturers Association withdrew its subsidy complaint on March 22, the European Commission, the EU's trade authority in Brussels, said today in the...
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The British engineer who really HAS reinvented the wheel: Loopwheels system abandons spokes for springs to give a smoother ride

The British engineer who really HAS reinvented the wheel: Loopwheels system abandons spokes for springs to give a smoother ride | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
The £600 Loopwheel is set to go on sale in September. 44 year-old Nottingham engineer Sam Pearce came up with the idea after watching a pushchair struggle to get over a kerb.
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Mountain biking database aims to connect bikers, trails - Colorado Springs Gazette - Colorado Springs Gazette

Mountain biking database aims to connect bikers, trails - Colorado Springs Gazette - Colorado Springs Gazette | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Mountain biking database aims to connect bikers, trails - Colorado Springs Gazette
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A mountain biker reaches the top of a steep pitch while riding the 12.7-mile Slickrock trail in Moab, Utah., Monday, March 27, 2006.
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Designers of the Invisible Bike Helmet Describe Their Revolutionary ...

Designers of the Invisible Bike Helmet Describe Their Revolutionary ... | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
httpv://vimeo.com/43038579 It's been all over the news recently: two Swedish design students, Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, have created what they call an “
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Heads spinning over cycling helmet laws - Vancouver Sun

Heads spinning over cycling helmet laws - Vancouver Sun | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Heads spinning over cycling helmet laws Vancouver Sun Also in May, researchers in Australia, where there has been a real rumpus over bicycle helmet law, argued in the Journal of Medical Ethics that the health care cost of bare-headed riding creates...
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Citi Bike Is My New iPhone - Business Insider

Citi Bike Is My New iPhone - Business Insider | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
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Citi Bike Is My New iPhone
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New York's new bike-sharing system, now a month old, is still working out the kinks. It's sometimes impossible to find a bike, and sometimes impossible to return one.
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The world's top bike rides: A guide's guide

The world's top bike rides: A guide's guide | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
A cycling expert picks his top 10 routes in Europe (including wine regions!) and the USA.
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The Dutch Prize Their Pedal Power, but a Sea of Bikes Swamps Their Capital

The Dutch Prize Their Pedal Power, but a Sea of Bikes Swamps Their Capital | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Bicycles, the preferred means of travel, are clogging streets and overwhelming parking spaces in Amsterdam, causing some to say the unthinkable: There are too many bikes.
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Vienna embraces the romance and culture of the bicycle - The Guardian

Vienna embraces the romance and culture of the bicycle - The Guardian | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
The Guardian Vienna embraces the romance and culture of the bicycle The Guardian With a rumpled grey overcoat over his suit and a cycling helmet covering his grey hair, Wolfgang Dvorak excitedly explains that the 2,072 figure on display marks the...
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Why I will never ride a bike again

Why I will never ride a bike again | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
My gradual withdrawal from cycling was set in motion by the death of a friend
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How To Stay Alive While Biking In New York City - Business Insider

How To Stay Alive While Biking In New York City - Business Insider | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Business Insider How To Stay Alive While Biking In New York City Business Insider Biking can be just as safe as driving — in fact, some studies claim it's the safest transportation for young adults — when everyone follows the law and uses plenty of...
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Steven M. Sweat's curator insight, June 10, 2013 11:06 AM

Good article on bicycle safety. These same principles would apply to prevent bicycle accidents in Los Angeles as there are many of the same dynamics in play with the high volume interaction between bikes and motorists. 

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Travel Photo of the Day

Travel Photo of the Day | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
See stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.
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Mountain biking: Little late-season snow means more trails open early in Reno ... - Reno Gazette-Journal

Mountain biking: Little late-season snow means more trails open early in Reno ... - Reno Gazette-Journal | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Mountain biking: Little late-season snow means more trails open early in Reno ...
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Carnival cruise ship 'curse': Boyfriend died as he plunged into sea to rescue his girl after she fell overboard as ship prepared to dock in Australia

Carnival cruise ship 'curse': Boyfriend died as he plunged into sea to rescue his girl after she fell overboard as ship prepared to dock in Australia | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
Paul Rossington, 30, and Kristen Schroder, 27, were discovered missing when the Carnival Spirit liner docked in Sydney yesterday, a day after they fell from the ship off the New South Wales coast.
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Great places for off-road biking north of Boston - Boston Globe

Great places for off-road biking north of Boston - Boston Globe | Bicycles and Bicyclists | Scoop.it
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Great places for off-road biking north of Boston
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Great places for off-road biking north of Boston. May 09, 2013. Article · Comments · Subscribe. Cyclists exploring a trail at the Middlesex Fells Reser-vation in Stoneham.
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