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And don't forget a helmet!
"What would happen if the bike was its own lock?"
A B.C. cyclist is recovering after being hit by a car in West Vancouver, and thrown about 15 metres. The force of the collision hurled the man's bicycle atop a street sign. The 21-year-old victim, who...
Vancouver's Bixi public bike-share program may sound like good public policy but in the end, it will be taxpayers who will get taken for a ride. Why are they paying for bikes when the car shares have proven transportation co-ops and businesses can be sustained without taxpayer dollars?
Amsterdam is a city of almost 800,000 inhabitants, and 600,000 bicycles. They're everywhere. But as a North American traveling to Amsterdam, I was simultaneously impressed by their pedal power while surprised to discover that not one single cyclist owned an essential piece of biking equipment from our part of the world: the bike helmet.
Cars parked in the bike lane are a common nuisance for urban cyclists the world over. Sadly, it's a problem that few cities want to tackle. Until now. Arturas Zuokas, the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania,...