Several times a year, this gang of bikers assemble to take over the streets of a city. But unlike most biker gangs, these guys aren’t out to spread terror and chaos. Participants of the Aeolian Ride only wish to spread smiles across your face. These guys ride circles around a city while wearing hilarious sail contraptions that [...]
British Sea Power’s new music video for their song Machinery Of Joy is everything I want right now as spring fever begins to hit where I live. The relaxing shots of a sweater-wearing, dark haired girl riding through the country side makes me want to stop being productive and go for a long bike ride. [...]
The ReCycle is the world’s first line of bikes with frame and fork made from 100% recycled aluminum content. Besides sustainability, the designs of the three protypes (a cruiser, fixed-gear and mountain bike) are super stylish. Support the ReCycle thought its Kickstarter campaign, and help the founders achieve their goal of closing the manufacturing loop by making all their new rides out of old bikes, trucks and car parts.
I really love the design lines of Vanmoof bikes. As it is with a lot of great design, a key feature of the bike is what’s not in the product: no gears; no hand-brakes (remember those awesome back-brakes from your BMX as a kid? Well, they’re back!). The lights are built-in and charged via USB [...]
‘Indecent sinners, you are!’ screamed a Spanish granny, waving her cane at a gaggle of naked cyclists. Across the street, a passerby dropped his shopping bags, stripped to his tennies, and sprinted off to join the pack. This is Madrid’s annual Ciclonudista, a bike event in which hundreds of brazen activists gather in the nude for a rollicking ride to raise awareness for bicycle culture in the Spanish capital.
Eben Weiss, the authority on cycling better known as BikeSnobNYC, just released an amusing and impassioned treatise on bike culture featuring illustrations by Chris Koelle and 208 pages of insights, musings, and rants about the growing contingent of people who get around on two wheels.