British cyclist Neil Campbell has set a new men's speed record for slipstreaming behind a car. But his speed of 280km an hour, while breathtaking, has not taken human cycling performance to the limit.
A substantial building programme is needed to rearrange our cities to benefit all types of journeys – not just commutes.
If you think English footy fans have it hard losing in the semis in far away away tournaments, imagine being French and losing the Tour de France on your home turf every year.
Combining big data sources about bike-share trips with anonymized data from traditional survey research can best capture who is using bike-share programs.
Conspiracy theories help sports fans make sense of unexpected events – like when a whole rugby team becomes sick before a world cup final, or the retirement of Michael Jordan from basketball.
Cyclists account for one in five hospitalisations for transport-related injures in Australia. And around 38 cyclists are killed each year.
Volunteers can contribute data to maps that help cyclists choose their routes and let planners know how city cycling can be improved.
The use of electric bikes can be tied to improved clarity of thought, faster reaction times and a boost in mental well-being.
In England, one in fifty children cycle to school. But if English children cycled at the same rates as Dutch children, this could rise to two in five.
Under 10 percent of new Citi Bike and Divvy bike docks are sited where residents suggested using interactive online maps, a new study shows. But that doesn't mean city officials weren't listening.
Most long distance road cycling events are won or lost in the final sprint of any race stage. Here's one tip that could give you an extra 5kph advantage.
The private car is the default transport option for many families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for their children and the environment.
The city where the Kyoto Protocol was signed resolved some years ago to move away from cars and towards low-emission alternatives for getting around. And it's making real progress towards that goal.
If cities had backed their active transport goals with investment in adequate cycling infrastructure we might not be having the arguments about dockless bikes 'littering' public space.
What's your risk of dying if you cycle to work, versus the health benefits? What about walking, or driving, or catching a train? Here are the risks and benefits.
'Hothouse Earth' is not a sure thing – yet. Here's what you can do about it.
Planners have long tried to determine the ideal city size, and ideas have evolved with changing circumstances. But a good city depends more on the way it's managed than on how many people it holds.
The warm summer months encourage more of us to get outside and exercise, whether by shooting hoops or riding a bike. But there's a downside: higher risk of injury.
More needs to be done to manage concussions in road cycling.
Urban planners often hope bike-share schemes might reduce reliance on cars and help with congestion. But very few of those who use share bikes have switched from driving.