Category Archives: Cycling

An airbag… for cyclists!

There’s a new sort of cycling helmet called the Hövding. It’s basically an airbag for cyclists. You wear a trendy looking and slightly thick scarf, and then if you fall off your bike or get hit by a vehicle your

An airbag… for cyclists!

There’s a new sort of cycling helmet called the Hövding. It’s basically an airbag for cyclists. You wear a trendy looking and slightly thick scarf, and then if you fall off your bike or get hit by a vehicle your

Best bike locks as tested by Brisbane Police

Originally posted on Ride On:
Fully updated and including 11 newcomers, Rowan Lamont, assisted by the officers of the Brisbane City bike police, tested a selection of 27 locks to see how well they protect your precious property.  For this year’s instalment…

Best bike locks as tested by Brisbane Police

Originally posted on Ride On:
Fully updated and including 11 newcomers, Rowan Lamont, assisted by the officers of the Brisbane City bike police, tested a selection of 27 locks to see how well they protect your precious property.  For this year’s instalment…

Bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard. Functional too!

This is an interesting new development in which a man has built a bicycle almost entirely of recycled cardboard. It looks somewhat ridiculous and it apparently rides slightly stiffer than a steel bicycle, but it’s made of recycled cardboard. “The

Bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard. Functional too!

This is an interesting new development in which a man has built a bicycle almost entirely of recycled cardboard. It looks somewhat ridiculous and it apparently rides slightly stiffer than a steel bicycle, but it’s made of recycled cardboard. “The

New Revolights bicycle lights

  This is a good video review of the new Revolights bicycle lights. It’s a great improvement on all the kinds of bicycle lights. It takes over an hour to install them, which means that they are effectively permanently on

New Revolights bicycle lights

  This is a good video review of the new Revolights bicycle lights. It’s a great improvement on all the kinds of bicycle lights. It takes over an hour to install them, which means that they are effectively permanently on

Newspaper couriers race the streets of Paris in the 1920s and 30s

— When I was a kid one of my dreams was to become a cycling paper boy. And so I was elated to discover the rich history of newspaper bicycle courier races in France. As this interesting site discusses, “The French in

Newspaper couriers race the streets of Paris in the 1920s and 30s

— When I was a kid one of my dreams was to become a cycling paper boy. And so I was elated to discover the rich history of newspaper bicycle courier races in France. As this interesting site discusses, “The French in