Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

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Depending on how you feel about downhill racing this one is a bit well… take a look


The bike in the tree mystery

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This link takes you to a lovely bike mystery with pictures. I have seen the bike/tree and it is a wondrous thing!   Rollingwoman      


Everyone needs an ology

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Everyone needs an ology

and Bikeology is the best ology to have. This is the place to sit and find out all the interesting things about bikes that you never knew. Read them, explore the links and you will be well on the way to becoming a Professor of Bikeology.


Team meeting

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The conference bike, designed by artist Eric Staller in 1991, was developed from his original idea for the Octos, an eight-person bike.  The ConferenceBike is pedalled by 7 riders sitting in a circle. One person steers while the other 6 pedal (or not) as the bike moves effortlessly along. More than 300 ConferenceBikes are now […]


Wall of bikes

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From 17-27 May and 6-16 September 2014, riders will be attempting the Great Wall of China Cycle Challenge.  Following a spectacular route through the mountainous area north-east of Beijing at the foot of the Great Wall, many of the riders will be raising funds for charities.    


Bike UK

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The most recent UK census (2011) showed that 762, 334 people use the bicycle as their main form of transport for getting to work in England and Wales, up 111,357 from 2002.  A further 50,000 use bikes as part of a longer journey. Judged by percentage of the population who use their bikes three or […]


1%

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Americans use a bike for less than 1% of urban trips.  In Italy, 5% of all trips are by bicycle, in the Netherlands this is 30%.  While Dutch children under 17 make 40% of all their trips by bike; just 2% of all trips by British under 16s are cycled.    


Wonderful wonderful…

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Half of all Copenhageners bike to work, and nearly half of all Danish households do not own a car.    


500,000,000 bicyles

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There are over half a billion bicycles in China.  Bicycles were first exported there in the 1800s http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/stories/morestories/ten-things-about-bikes/   China, formerly Kingdom of the Bicycles, enthusiastically adopted the car – leading to 62-mile, nine day traffic jams and worsening air-quality.  To combat this, since 2011 the Chinese government has made a U-turn in its transportation […]