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A worker on an electric cargo-bike ferries goods in Strasbourg, France. Frederick Florin/AFP

Could cargo bike deliveries help green e-commerce?

On paper, swapping gas-guzzling trucks for bikes may sound like an appealing option for greening e-commerce. However, there are sizeable obstacles to implementing this in cities.
The 2019 Tour, marked by the victory of Colombian Egan Bernal, can be classified as a “hard fought” edition. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Tour de France: analysing what makes cycling’s premier race exciting

Technology is often blamed for “locking down” major bike races and making them predictable. Yet data analysis shows that Tours in the “classic era” weren’t always thrill rides.
The Tour de France is one of the most physically taxing sporting feats imaginable. Phillippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

Tour de France: How many calories will the winner burn?

Riders in the 2022 Tour de France will ride more than 2,100 miles (3,400 km) over the 21 flat and mountainous stages of the race. And they will burn an incredible amount of energy while doing so.
With the rising cost of gas, commuting via bicycle is a viable solution. (Shutterstock)

Will the bicycle help us address pressing social issues?

The bicycle’s capacity to respond to pressing social issues has inspired both intrigue and optimism, especially in the context of COVID-19.
Having the means, the infrastructure and the freedom to cycle gives women far greater access to the city. surarit hattakanont | Shutterstock

From walking to cycling, how we get around a city is a gender equality issue – new research

Women in cities tend to get more walking done, which is beneficial to both their health and the climate. Making streets safer for cycling would give them greater access to cities too.

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