Rio cycle: Canadian bikes to Earth Summit (with a little help from trains and buses)

Last January, sustainability planner Naomi Devine set out from Vancouver, British Columbia, planning to ride her bike to the Earth Summit in Brazil. It didn’t work out the way she imagined, but she still made the rest of us look …


The best, fastest, CRAZIEST urban cyclists in the world

We cannot say this enough: DO NOT ATTEMPT ANYTHING IN THIS VIDEO.

Business & Technology

Smarter than a Smart car: A Smart e-bike

Quick, what’s smarter and cuter and more awesome than a Smart car? We’re going to go with a Smart bike, the tiny car’s even-tinier electric bike sibling. The bike’s won all kinds of design awards, and it’s no surprise. It …


Dress shirt uses spacesuit technology to keep you dry on your bike commute

You know how you don’t bike to work because you get hot and sweaty and gross? A group of MIT graduates has stolen that excuse. They copied technology from spacesuits and used it to make what BikeBlogNYC has rightly dubbed …


Quite possibly the best bike-for-sale ad ever

A dude in San Luis Obispo is giving up on his hipster dreams, and therefore on his fixie. Result: one of the funnier bike-for-sale Craigslist ads we've seen.


U.N. tries to inspire world bike revolution, doesn’t

Perhaps you read about the U.N.'s event on Friday, dedicated to getting people to ride bikes? If so, you're in the minority. And there's a good reason why.


Bereaved husband sues NYPD for failing to investigate pedestrian death

Last summer, 28-year-old Clara Heyworth died while crossing the street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn — she was hit by a car piloted by an intoxicated driver who only had a learner’s permit. The NYPD never conducted an investigation, and the …


Teaser: Ridin’ bikes with U.N. suits

Full story coming Monday. But here's a glimpse at what a very short bike ride with well-dressed UN envoys looks like.


NYC learns to heart bicycles

Just over a year ago, New York's transportation commissioner was raked over the coals for her romance with bikes. Now, it seems the city has fallen for them too.