Tag: bicycles

7 Posts

Dec 07, 2015

"Bikes vs. Cars": A Film That Fights the Tyranny of the Tailpipe

Jim Motavalli

In Toronto, a biker or pedestrian is hit in traffic every three hours; someone is killed every seven hours. Los Angeles and São Paulo, Brazil are no better, but Copenhagen is paradise for two wheelers, the new movie says.

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Jun 05, 2015

5 Ways Tomorrow's Cities Will Kick Cars into the Background

Jim Motavalli

It's about time, in our humble opinions. Here's how new urban redesigns are giving pedestrians and cyclists the upper hand. 

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May 08, 2015

Will Auto Manufacturers Help Save Cyclists?

Jim Motavalli

Over 700 cyclists died after being hit by cars, according to statistics from the most recent year available. Can we stop the carnage? Some auto companies think they can help. Here's how. 

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Dec 17, 2013

Something We Think is Pretty Cool

Staff Blog

New bike helmets that keep you safe without messing up your stylish locks.


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Jun 12, 2012

Riding Shirty

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Just because you're on a bike doesn't mean you own the road. What is it about riding a bicycle that brings out the self-righteous creep in so many of my fellow New Yorkers?


May 04, 2012

The Amazing World of Cargo Bikes

Jim Motavalli

Bicycles aren’t for Sunday cruising anymore; now they’re hauling serious freight around Europe.


Installing a hitch on a Subaru Outback
Mar 01, 2012

Today: A Hitch in Anne's Bike Rack Plans

Dear Car Talk

Anne wants to install a trailer hitch for a bike rack on her Subaru Outback, but her husband worries it will affect the resale value. Who's right?