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Bikes: Man’s Simplest Machine

“The bicycle is a simple solution to some of the world’s most complicated problems.” I’m not sure where I first heard that, but that quote…

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The Colorado League: HS Mountain Bike League

“Five… Four… Three…Two…One….GO!” A swarm of high school mountain bike racers sprint off the start line to the sound of ringing cowbells and cheering fans….

A man riding a rental bike takes a picture of houseboats at the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam, April 24, 2013. After seven years of no real growth, the Netherlands is finally poised to outperform the euro zone's lackluster economy, with rebounding home prices driving a broadly-based consumer spending revival. Picture taken on April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Kooren - RTX1PSWL

Amsterdam is Appointing a Bike Mayor

By Feargus O’Sullivan Originally published by City Lab — This summer, Amsterdam will go one step further to cement its reputation as the most bike-friendly…


Rookie Commuter: Locked down

My favorite solution for problems is to ignore them.  I haven’t gotten a physical in years, and as much as my girlfriend hints that I…


The Bike That’s a Phone

LeEco, a Chinese tech startup has been making waves for their portfolio of over the top products offering a new level of online connectivity. Enter…


Ikea’s New Chainless Bike Never Rusts

By Laura Geggel Originally published by Live Science — Dealing with a rusty bicycle chain can be a messy affair, but an innovative new bike…


5 Safety Pointers for the Urban Cyclist

By Neil Bezdek Originally published by Bicycling — While I’m no stranger to city riding (I was a full-time bike messenger in New York City…


Rookie Commuter: Sensitive on my seat

 I have yet to walk into someone’s house and instead of normal chairs and couches, they have bicycle seats on which to watch TV, eat…

Discover Your Local Mountain Bike Trails with MTB Project

Google Maps Bicycling Directions

Plan your trip using Google Maps. Simply click on "Get Directions" and select "Bicycling" from the drop down menu